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Comcast 4K UHD app launches on Samsung TVs with Suits, Chicago Fire and more to come

Comcast joined satellite provider DirecTV today as the second major pay-TV network to offer 4K UHD content on demand. The service, which is currently only offered on Samsung TVs, launches with Chicago Fire, Suits, and Covert Affairs, with…

This wearable will pause or record your favorite show when you inevitably doze off

Two teenagers teamed up with Virgin Media to create the KipstR wearable. It can tell when you're falling asleep, and will act as a remote control for your TiVo to make sure you never miss a show.
Home Theater

LG’s slick webOS smart platform gets even slicker in 2015

LG unveils webOS 2.0, the next evolution for its extremely intuitive smart TV platform, originally launched at CES 2014. The system adds new features for easier access to content and TV settings, while speeding up boot up time, app loading…

4 tech trends we’re going to see blow up at CES 2015

The 2015 CES, the biggest gadget show of the year, is mere weeks away. From wearables to the Internet of Things to smartphone cases galore, here's what we expect to see.
Home Theater

Offline viewing: Netflix says ‘never’ while Amazon says ‘always’

Netflix calls offline viewing a short term solution, saying it will never offer the option to its subscribers. Meanwhile, Amazon says it is proud to offer the feature and plans to expand it to more devices.

Neil Young’s Pono and Harman to bring sweet, hi-res music to the 2016 Lincoln Continental

Word has come from Neil Young that his high-definition audio player, with the help of Harman, will be coming to the 2016 Lincoln Continental and future Tesla models. This announcement should be music to audiophile motoring enthusiast’s…
Home Theater

Got DISH? Now you have Netflix, too; streaming app comes to set-top boxes today

DISH has become the first pay-TV provider to integrate the Netflix app into its set-top box - subscribers with the second-generation Hopper box can now access Netflix straight from the device.
Movies & TV

Curation kills: Why Netflix is just as doomed as cable in the long run

Consumers may be rejecting cable in favor of Netflix in droves, but when cable dies, the same desire for freedom will send them looking for even more flexible solutions.
Buying Guides

Speaker holiday gift guide

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a total novice, or a battle-tested holiday shopper with Black Friday scars to prove it: Everyone can use a little help with the shopping list this time of year. And navigating the complicated, crowded…

New job ad indicates Bose may be secretly working on a music streaming service

Bose is expanding its involvement in music streaming, according to a recent job posting which hints at an upcoming cloud music service.

Receive Netflix recommendations from friends and play them with your smartwatch

Android device users, including those with smartwatches, can now recommend Netflix shows to friends via Facebook. There are even basic Netflix controls available for smartwatches
Home Theater

What the hell are quantum dots, and why do you want them in your next TV?

Sony, LG and TCL have embraced quantum dots as the next evolution of LCD technology. But how do they work, and how do they improve your TV’s picture quality?