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Netflix gifts bingers with next episode auto-play for Chromecast

Netflix announced this morning that it has integrated its proprietary "Post-Play" feature into Chromecast playback of the leading streaming service. Until today, Chromecast users were curiously immune to the cursed convenience of Netflix's…
Home Theater

Amazon launches anticipated Prime Instant Video for Android

Amazon announced today that Prime subscribers in the U.S., U.K., and Germany can finally access Prime Instant Video via a long-awaited app for Android, athough you won't find it in the Google Play store.
Computing

Hands on with Dell Cast: Put Android on a monitor, but only with a Dell Venue tablet

The Dell Cast lets you put whatever is on your Dell Venue tablet on a monitor, but mirroring performance is laggy.
Home Theater

Dolby Atmos is coming to Blu-ray, premieres with Transformers: Age of Extinction

Dolby announced today the release of its first Dolby Atmos-encoded Blu-ray disc, Transformers: Age of Extinction. In addition, the company announced plans for release of Dolby Atmos via Vudu, as well as Atmos home theater demonstrations in…
Music

iPhone 6 may come with Lightning jack headphones: Here’s everything we know

A report from 9to5Mac in June revealed specs for manufacturers for the design of two new Lightning-connected headphone models. The plan raises more questions than answers as users eye their headphones' 3.5mm jacks with suspicion ahead of…
Music

Spotify’s new video ads will grant users 30 minutes of ad-free tunes

Spotify today announced two new video ad methods that will arrive on the Spotify Free service in a few months. The new ads allow listeners to watch a quick ad on a mobile device for 30 minutes of ad-free listening.
Home Theater

James Corden to replace Craig Ferguson as new Late Late Show host

CBS announced today that it has tapped James Corden to replace Craig Ferguson as host of the Late Late Show. Though CBS says Corden will replace Ferguson sometime next year, the broadcast company hasn't revealed precisely when in 2015 the…
Home Theater

Netflix may add shorter video clips to boost mobile usage

Netflix design manager Dantley Davis revealed last week that the video-streaming service is contemplating whether to integrate shorter video clips into its catalog to account for the rising number of users of the company's mobile app.
Home Theater

Chicago Fire actress Molly Glynn dies

"Chicago Fire" actress Molly Glynn died after she was hit by a falling tree on Friday. The longtime theater actress succumbed to her injuries on Saturday.
Computing

HP’s Stream 14 laptop aims to directly compete with Chromebooks

HP hopes to take a bit out of the Chromebook-dominated low cost laptop market with its new AMD-powered Stream 14 laptop.
Home Theater

Forget single episodes, TiVo Mega can record entire channels with its 24TB drive

Today TiVo is introducing the TiVo Mega, quite literally its biggest product yet. The 24-terabyte server-like appliance can record more than 26,000 hours (or about three years’ worth) of TV shows before any deleting is necessary.
Wearables

How IFA 2014 reshaped the landscape for wearable tech

From a deluge of smartwatches to the dominance of Android Wear, IFA 2014 shed plenty of light on what non-Apple wearables will look like in the months to come.