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No tricks, no Photoshop, no strings: The OM/One speaker literally levitates

OM Audio's OM/One is a levitating, orb-shaped Bluetooth speaker that literally floats on thin air. And you can get one for $180 if you back its crowdfunding campaign.
Home Theater

Android TV’s quest to dethrone Roku, Apple TV is an uphill battle

It's not yet clear when or how the Android TV platform, which Google announced in June, will make its debut, but the terrible flop that was Google TV casts a long shadow of doubt across the search giant's latest smart TV efforts.
Home Theater

CBS developing original TV series for services like Netflix, Amazon

CEO Les Moonves revealed in a recent earnings call that CBS Studios is currently developing original TV series specifically with streaming video services in mind. Moonves didn't delve into any details as to which services, in…
Home Theater

LG’s $3500 OLED TV is the answer to plasma lovers’ prayers

LG has announced one of its OLED TV models, the 55EC9300, is now available for $3500. The dramatic drop in price answers the call from video enthusiasts for a display that rivals the now discontinued plasma display technology.
Web

Amazon halts pre-orders of some Disney movies in apparent Hachette-like dispute

Amazon is restricting pre-orders of some Disney movies in an apparent effort to score a better pricing deal. The move comes as it employs a similar tactic against book publisher Hachette in an ongoing dispute over e-book pricing.
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Amazon taps ‘Survivor’ producer to create its own ‘House of Cards’

Amazon has hired the co-creator of the reality TV shows Survivor and The Apprentice as part of an effort to "make their 'House of Cards.'" Amazon hopes that Riggs' experience could spawn a much-needed hit for its Prime Instant Video…
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Brit hit ‘Happy Valley’ is Netflix’s latest scoop for the US and Canada

The right kind of content can make the difference between adding or losing a subscriber, and Netflix will be hoping it can attract more users with the BBC's hit crime drama 'Happy Valley.'
Home Theater

Do touch that dial: How to master your equalizer for the perfect sound

You may know what an EQ is, but do you know how it works and what to do with it? We go through the basics of a graphic EQ and lay out some guidelines for how to achieve the sound you want from your devices.
Home Theater

Marantz prepares to unleash Dolby Atmos with two new receivers

Marantz shows off its latest network receivers, including the new SR6009, and the new SR 7009 with Dolby Atmos. Both receivers boast premium components, top-tier specs, and a plethora of capabilities to rock your home theater room.
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Netflix edges out HBO in quarterly subscription revenue for first time

Netflix CEO and founder Reed Hastings announced via Facebook that the streaming service passed HBO in subscriber revenue during the last quarter. Netflix barely edged the veteran premium cable network with $1.146 billion vs. HBO's $1.141…
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Klipsch Reference R-10B Review

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Music

Apple opens dedicated area for Beats within its online store

Fresh off the heels of the official closing of its acquisition of Beats, Apple has finally begun offering the popular Dr. Dre-founded brand's products via Apple's online store. The new Beats-specific section is visible both on the…