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Home Theater

Verizon adds 14 more live TV channels to its FiOS TV app for Xbox

Verizon Communications announced yesterday it has added 14 live channels to its FiOS TV app for Xbox One and Xbox 360. It has also opted to no longer require an Xbox Live Gold subscription to stream content with the FiOS TV app via the…
Home Theater

Here’s why TiVo’s founders just crashed and burned with Qplay

The same duo that revolutionized TV viewing with TiVo just fell flat on their faces with Qplay, which folded within six months of launch. So what went wrong?
Home Theater

Vizio’s affordable 2.1 Sound Stand is here to spice up your flat screen’s paltry audio

Vizio announced today the release of its new 2.1 Sound Stand, an all-in-one audio solution that doubles as a pedestal for the users' beloved flat-panel TVs. The S2121w-D0 begins shipping today for $250.
Home Theater

Netflix starts paying AT&T to increase streaming video speeds

Yet another payola deal between Netflix and another Internet service provider, AT&T will soon implement peering technology to increase video streaming speeds for Netflix subscribers.
Home Theater

New Apple TV update offers CNBC and FOX NOW, requires authentication

Ideal for anyone with a premium cable subscription as well as an Apple TV, applications for CNBC and the FOX network have been added to the user interface of the popular set-top box.
Home Theater

Infinity comes roaring back with ‘Reference’ home theater speakers

Harman is attempting to reinvigorate its Infinity brand, pulling out a massive selection of new speakers as part of its Reference lineup. The latest from Infinity include nine speakers in all, from towers to subs, to help spice up your home…
Home Theater

LG unleashes its own 105-inch UHDTV monster to rival Samsung, but won’t talk price

LG has joined the high-end party with its new 105-inch, 5K 21:9 curved Ultra-HD TV. Today's news comes exactly one week after Samsung revealed its own 105-inch 4K curved TV, along with its virtually unheard-of price-point of $120,000.
Music

After 13 long years, Rhapsody adds its 2 millionth paid subscriber

Rhapsody announced the service surpassed the 2 million subscriber milestone recently, and now the company has announced that it has more than two million paying subscribers globally for its premium services, as well as a new promotion for…
Mobile

This tiny projector packs an 80-inch punch (and did we mention the infrared stylus?)

Mobile pocket projector TouchPico lets users project media on any flat surface and draw on the image with a stylus. Pico recently posted a crowd-funding campaign for the device on Indiegogo.
Home Theater

Sceptre’s Easter egg-colored 32-inch TVs now sport an on board DVD player

It's not quite "revolutionary" in our book, but Sceptre's addition of DVD functionality to its Color Series line of 32-inch HDTVs may be welcome news to parents of small children and anyone else that can find a use for a brightly colored…
Music

Apple’s billion dollar bid for Beats approved by the EU

Beats Electronics moves one step closer to brandishing the Apple logo, as the $3 billion deal gains approval from the EU. The European Commission looked into both Beats' product lineup, and its music streaming service, finding no…
Music

Could ‘3D acoustic hologram generators’ put your speakers to shame?

After two years of waiting, this extremely intriguing pair of speakers is finally on its way to our offices. Promising a revolution in sound, the speakers are claimed to create a 3D image of sound that envelops the listener in any sonic…