Home Theater

Wave hello to the gesture-controlled smart home with OneCue

Rather than having you whip out your phone every time you need to switch something on or off, OneCue is designed to activate connected devices with gestures. It supports infrared-controlled devices live TVs, Blu-Ray players, and some gaming…
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Plex will now let you keep your ‘private’ videos hidden with new Plex Home feature

The wildly popular media center/media management program will now offer granular control over which content various users will be allowed see, implementing some key privacy controls as well as a handful of convenience features.
Home Theater

Redbox raises the rent on DVD and Blu-ray discs just in time for the holidays

Redbox will be hiking up prices of all DVD and Blu-ray rentals on December 2, while games will have a reprieve on a price hike until January.
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Amazon gains ground on Netflix, denies free ad-supported streaming service

Amazon Instant Video more than doubled its share of bandwidth traffic in North America in the past year and a half, making up ground at the heels of the streaming king, Netflix.
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Save your money for more movies with one of these Blu-ray players for under $100

When it comes to Blu-ray players, just a few extra bucks can make all the difference. Check out our five, favorite players currently on the market, whether you're looking for a device with 3D support or access to a vast number of streaming…
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Dish subscribers get their Turner back as CNN, TCM, and others come back online

The month-long blackout of several key channels from Turner ends, as several major channels including CNN, Turner Classic movies, and others return to Dish Network.

The new real: Paul McCartney offers a virtual reality experience of live performance

A new virtual realty app from Jaunt allows fans to view Paul McCartney perform live in virtual reality from multiple angles.
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Denon’s $3K flagship receiver with Dolby Atmos will do everything but wash your car

Denon's new supremely advanced network receiver may not come cheap, but those looking for the ultimate commander of all things home theater will find a formidable frontrunner here.
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Does Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick put Roku out to pasture? We pit the two against each other to find out

In our video, we illustrate the key differences between the Amazon Fire TV Stick and the Roku Streaming Stick, then pit the two against each other to see if there is a clear winner. The results might surprise you.
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Buy before they’re extinct! Samsung’s last great plasma on sale for $1,000

Best Buy throws down the holiday deal gauntlet, offering an incredible price on Samsung's flagship plasma TV, the PNF8500.