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Beats, Bose battle over brand exposure on NFL broadcasts

Attempting to promote the brand more effectively during NFL broadcasts, a sponsorship deal between Bose and the NFL effectively boots headphone maker Beats off the playing field during broadcasts.
Home Theater

Streaming Shutdown: Redbox, Verizon give up on Redbox Instant

Closing down a streaming service that failed to attract a significant number of subscribers, Redbox and Verizon decide to shut down the Netflix-killer that never was, Redbox Instant.
Home Theater

How 3D printing makes UE Pro’s bespoke in-ear monitors faster, smarter, better

UE Pro turned to 3D printing technology 18 months ago in an effort to take its professional in-ear monitors to the next level. The results have exceeded the company's expectations. We sit down with UE Pro's Mike Dias to learn all about this…
Home Theater

Check out our hands-on video of the Yamaha YSP-2500 Sound Projector

Check out our hands-on video with Yamaha's latest sound projector, the feature-packed YSP-2500, which bounces sound off your walls to create an immersive virtual surround sound effect, and looks pretty good doing it, too.
Product Review

Samsung UN65HU8550 Review

To get Samsung's finest flat TV, you've gotta go 4K (but you won't regret it)
Music

Scientists ‘sonify’ Higgs boson data into gorgeous piece of chamber music

The European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, posted a video featuring seven of its scientists and engineers performing a series of musical compositions based on the sonification of data obtained by detectors of the…
Music

Can Apple use its clout to break the $10 per month streaming service barrier?

As Beats Music continues to see sluggish subscription numbers, Apple has initiated talks with major record labels as part of an effort to be able to sell its recently acquired streaming service for less than the $10-per-month industry…
Music

Thom Yorke’s album cruises past 1M downloads via BitTorrent’s new format [Update]

Thom Yorke's new solo album, "Tomorrow's Modern Boxes" is the first album offered under BitTorrent's new paygate Bundles system. Users can download the album for $6 on the site best known for its free-for-all content paradigm.
Home Theater

From pilot to passenger: A history of the noise-cancelling headphone

We chart the evolution of Bose's noise-cancelling headphone in this video, from concept to the just-released QC25. You might be surprised to learn that Bose had a few bombs along the long and rocky road to perfecting the device we…
Home Theater

Apple patent application points to new digital remote control system for Apple TV

An Apple patent, which was published today, revealed the concept of a digital remote control that makes heavy use of images and graphics. The remote interface could theoretically be incorporated as part of a new Apple TV software update.
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‘Orange’ is the new red: Netflix to land in cable boxes of France’s top provider

The CEO for the largest French service provider, Orange, announced today that the company has reached an agreement with Netflix to distribute its service in France. The telco plans to integrate the service into its set-top boxes.