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Be shrewd or get screwed: How to haggle your way to a lower cable or Internet bill

Why pay more for your broadband or TV service than you really have to? Loyalty is not rewarded by service providers unless you’re prepared to ask. Here’s what to do if you want to reduce your bills or get better service.
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Congested Wi-Fi? Sonos’ ‘Boost’ promises to cure wireless music woes

Sonos' Boost, a little Wi-Fi wonder box that provides a stable and more powerful network for wireless music streaming, is now available globally for $99.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro Review

Plantronics’ BackBeat Pro back Bose into a corner with superior stamina, finer features.
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Shed a little ambient light on your next movie or gaming session with Antumbra’s Glow

The new beta device from Antumbra is designed to splash your walls with color that follows along dynamically with movies, game, or even music for only 35 bucks.
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Panasonic’s 4K TVs finally play nice with Netflix 4K content after firmware update

Panasonic's 2014 4K televisions can finally play Netflix's 4K content, thanks to a firmware update that was issued last week. The only problem is, that 4K content comes with a steeper price, as Netflix just jacked up the rate for 4K…
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Verizon’s Fios service makes a mighty leap to number 1 on Netflix’s latest Speed Index Report

Want to know how your ISP stands in the rankings when it comes to streaming Netflix? We break down Netflix's ISP Speed Index rankings each month to show you which are the fastest ISPs in the US according to Netflix.
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Best waterproof speakers

The right Bluetooth speaker should be capable of producing respectable sound and weathering the elements when need be. Check out our picks for the best waterproof speakers available, whether you're looking for intuitive gestures controls or…
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Hands On with Yamaha’s large and in charge SRT-1000 sound platform

Yamaha's first entry into the sound bar genre offers a powerful collection of drivers, an ample selection of inputs, 136 watts of power, and Yamaha's proprietary Sound Projection technology for convincing virtual surround.
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A pair of headphones has raised more than $720K in five days — because cat ears

A pair of headphones has raised nearly three-quarters of a million dollars on Indiegogo in five days. The reason for this enthusiastic groundswell of support isn’t some sort of newfangled audiophile-pleasing technology. It's cat ears.
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Netflix hikes up prices for its 4K content

Netflix has just bumped up the subscription price for access to its 4K content to $11.99 per month from $7.99 per month, though existing users can stay at the $7.99 level for the next two years.
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Bose kit is about to be pulled from the Apple Store (Updated)

If you want to pick up some Bose kit straight from the Apple website, you'd better be quick — rumors suggest that Apple is about to ditch the audio company's gear to focus on its own Beats products.