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Home Theater

This wireless bamboo speaker charges in 5 minutes and plays for 6 hours

Sam Beck and his company Blueshift aim to bring a portable wireless speaker to market that charges in a flash and lasts for hours. Based on supercapacitors, the design looks solid, and Beck says it sounds great. But he'll need a grip of…
Home Theater

NFL, MLB threaten to yank games from broadcast TV if Aereo stays open

Potentially problematic for sports fans around the country, both Major League Baseball and the National Football League are gunning for Aereo by promising to move games to premium channels.
Home Theater

PS4 is first to support new DTS-HD decoder, proving the console is about more than just looks

Though it might have been overlooked in the pageantry of the PS4 release, an announcement that the console will be the first device to offer DTS Master Audio 7.1 decoding should have audiophiles taking notice.
Home Theater

Slingbox’s Slingplayer adds Airplay, Roku support, and a Windows 8.1 app

Sling Media announced a slew of new upgrades to its Slingplayer 3.0 app today, including Airplay support, a Roku channel, and plans to release an app for Windows 8.1 in December. The new upgrade brings new search and social media features…
Home Theater

Pyle’s PHBT5 headphones offer wireless sound for any budget

Pyle audio unveiled the latest version of its PHBT5 headphones today, offered at a bare bones price of $40. The wireless phones come in a variety of colors and include a rechargeable battery with an extended 10 hour runtime, onboard…
Product Review

Bose QC20i ANC Review

Bose QC20i ANC review.
Apple

Apple just bought the company that invented Microsoft’s Kinect

A report Sunday claims Apple has acquired PrimeSense, the Israeli company behind Microsoft’s Kinect motion-sensor technology. The Cupertino company may be planning to build the system into a number of its products, including the…
Product Review

Samsung UN65F9000 Review

Samsung UN65F9000 review.
Buying Guides

Top 5 entry-level home theater projectors (plus one, just for fun)

Are you sick and tired of those cumbersome big screen TVs? These entry-level home theater projectors will bring you that big screen experience without breaking the bank.
Home Theater

Comcast is going Hollywood, looks to sell digital movies by the end of the year

Comcast may soon be even deeper into the movie business, as sources report that the company is in negotiations to start selling digital content through its set-top boxes and over the Xfinity website by the end of the year, though no one at…
Home Theater

Turns out, Amazon doesn’t always have the best deals on flat panel TVs

A new report released by the price monitoring service 360pi reveals that Amazon got undercut by other retailers on flat panel TV pricing over 25 percent of the time. The study shows some of the industry's most popular flat panels can cost…