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Chris Pratt gets pranked with two life-size dinosaurs in YouTube vid

Chris Pratt gets pranked by YouTube star SA Wardega, best known for the mutant spider dog and police training videos, who scares the actor with lifelike, animatronic dinosaurs inspired by Jurassic World.
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American Horror Story: Freak Show is FX’s most-watched program ever

'American Horror Story: Freak Show' has beaten out fellow FX favorites to become the network's most-watched program. On-demand and streaming viewership helped put the show over the top.

Sony announces a media player for PS4, improvements to PlayStation Vue

Sony announced the addition of a la carte pricing to PlayStation Vue, but also a long-awaited feature on PS4: a media player. The former launches in July, but the latter is available to download in the PlayStation Store.

Apple Music will pay music owners a slightly higher percentage than Spotify

Apple has confirmed that its new music streaming service Apple Music will pay music owners 71.5 percent of its subscription revenue. This rate, slightly higher than Spotify's (70 percent), differs from a leaked contract which suggested a…
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Netflix confirms a redesigned interface to replace its aging web player

Netflix has confirmed a redesigned web player for computer access to the site has started to roll out to lucky users. It brings a single-page design and a bevy of usability improvements.

Can your system handle YouTube’s first 8K video?

'Ghost Towns' is the first 8K video available via YouTube — and it's a great way of testing whether your rig is ready for the resolution.
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Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight will have a limited Christmas debut on 70mm film

Quentin Tarantino's upcoming Western The Hateful Eight will be shown in 70mm film on 50 retrofitted theaters globally. The classic film format allows the viewer to see the film in more vivid detail and color than regular 35mm film.
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Video Review: The best-looking 4K TV ever is now even better 4:45

After taking honors as the first TV to earn a perfect 10 from DT, LG is back with an update on its 4K UHD OLED TV, the EG9600. An updated webOS 2.0 operating system, slightly new look, and new anti-glare coating mark new features…

Torque takes personalization to the extreme with its line of customizable headphones 2:22

Torque takes the notion of customization to the extreme with a new line of headphones that lets users swap parts in order to adjust the sound signature.

Don’t worry, Apple heads: Apple Music will sound just as good as its peers

Contrary to several reports, Apple Music will stream music at a comparable — or even better — sound quality than its competitors, using a more efficient file format at a relatively high bitrate.
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Redbox and 20th Century Fox reach two-year deal, keeping discs alive … for now

20th Century Fox fans don't have to worry about the studio's movies disappearing from their local Redbox kiosks anytime soon. The companies have renewed their partnership for another two years.