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Insatiable streamers: Cord cutters gorge on 212GB a month, keep getting hungrier

The leading content-streamer's traffic once again represented the top downstream application during peak periods, with a share of 34.21 percent, up from 31.6 for the second half of 2013, according to a Sandvine report.
Home Theater

Comcast jumps up in Netflix’s ISP Speed Index for second time since cash deal

The increasingly huge ISP now occupies the third slot on Netflix's ISP Speed Index after the company's release of April's statistics. The news comes just days before a vote for a new net neutrality proposal, and again raise questions of…
Computing

Did you know? George RR Martin writes Game of Thrones on an ancient DOS PC

Some people just can't be bothered to keep up with the times. Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin happens to be one of those people, You can learn more here.
Music

Start building your HD music catalog at these high-res audio sites

The growing HD audio trend is just what music connoisseurs have been waiting for, but scouring the web for all the best downloading sites can be a pain. Luckily, we've done the work for you. Check out our list, and let the high resolution…
Music

Apple rumored to add support for high-res audio with iOS 8

According to a new report out of Japan, iOS 8 will bolster Apple's HD street cred, allowing iPhones and iPads to natively handle higher resolution HD audio files. Click the link to find out more.
Music

Berlin artist blasts street-goers with 4000 watts of audio art

Sennheiser recently featured Berlin artist Nik Nowak in its Momentum video series, which explores some of the audio world's most innovative thinkers and designers from the globe over. Nowak's most well-known creation is his "Sound Tank," a…
Home Theater

Sony tables OLED (again) to concentrate on 4K televisions

Sony is apparently officially stepping away from OLED TV development to better focus on 4K TV, according to a recent report. The news comes as little surprise, considering the company has backed away from OLED several times already over the…
Gaming

Microsoft sweetens Xbox Live with cheap games and unrestricted streaming apps

Following rumors, Microsoft has announced a suite of changes to its Xbox Live online service, including more discounted and free games, and unrestricted access to streaming apps like Netflix.
Home Theater

Sonos redesigns its streaming app, adding universal search [Update: adds iOS support]

Sonos announces a refresh of its powerful streaming app, now with universal search. Head past the break to find out what the king of wireless music has in store.
Home Theater

Here’s the TV shows that made the cut, and those that didn’t (Hint: SVU is still happening)

Five of the biggest television networks in the U.S. announced today a string of shows that have been renewed and canceled in advance of the upcoming 2014-2015 TV season. Among the big shows to get the axe were Community, Revolution, and How…
Music

Free NYU course teaches you to mix music with Peter Gabriel tracks

A new free online course from NYU helps users learn how to mix and produce audio through the use of free software, and a nice helping of Peter Gabriel tunes.
Home Theater

Denon destroys price barriers with $250 A/V receiver armed with Bluetooth, 4K

Denon has unleashed three new AV receivers under its "S-Series," featuring the sort of goodies you'd expect in higher-priced models. Among them is a $250 model with 4K passthrough, Dual subwoofer outputs, and Bluetooth wireless music…