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Creative Sound Blaster Roar Review

Creative's Soundblaster Roar starts a party faster than a round of Jell-O shots.
Music

Kanye may release his new album exclusively on Apple Music

Kanye West's highly anticipated seventh LP Swish could be exclusively launched with the debut of Apple's upcoming streaming music service, Apple Music. While just a rumor at present, Kanye appears to have had a falling out with Jay Z and…
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From Clooney to Miley, Bill Murray’s weird Netflix Christmas special is star-studded

Watch the first teaser for A Very Murray Christmas, the upcoming holiday special featuring Bill Murray and a long list of celebrity guests, including George Clooney, Amy Poehler, Michael Cera, Chris Rock, Jason Schwartzman, and…
Music

Weav allows artists to alter their music to follow your body’s rhythm

With Weav, a music engine produced by Google Maps co-creator Lars Rasmussen, the tempo of your soundtrack could fluctuate with your heart rate. Fundamental to the project is giving artists control of what happens when the tempo is changed…
Music

Pandora buys major data firm to get to know you better

Music streaming service Pandora acquires Next Big Sound to better understand its users' listening habits. The partnership will also make Pandora a more valuable partner for artists and labels.
Movies & TV

Epix’s first original series’ includes a thriller and a comedy starring Nick Nolte

Epix will be launching two new original series next fall, including Graves, a comedy starring Nick Nolte, and Berlin Station, a spy thriller; with a third series on tap from MGM.
Music

Snapchat jumps into music videos with new Goldroom collaboration

Video messaging app Snapchat has partnered with rising electronic musician Goldroom to release four videos this week on the platform. As the service continues to diversify beyond its core messaging system, more music videos may be part of…
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Sling TV comes to Android with 50 percent off Nexus Player purchases from Google

Sling TV's live TV streaming service adds Android TV support, including Google’s Nexus Player, where a new promotion will slash 50% off purchases from Google for customers who pre-pay for at least a three-month Sling TV subscription.
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Strap on DTS’ wireless virtual surround sound courtesy of Samsung’s new 4K TVs

Select Samsung TVs will now stream DTS: Headphone X wireless virtual surround sound to any Bluetooth headphones, enabling a surround sound adventure for one.
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Netflix doubles down on Bojack Horseman with 12 more episdes

Netflix' raucous animated original series, Bojack Horseman, gets slated for a second season. The streaming platform/network will unleash 12 new episodes of the Will Arnett vehicle in July.