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Martin Logan’s new Motion XT speaker line promises to sound as gorgeous as they look

Martin Logan drops three new speakers to add to its Motion lineup, including the $3,000 flagship Motion 60XT floor speakers, as well as a new center channel, and bookshelves for a brand new home theater setup. We explore each for a tour of premium sonic bliss.

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Boombotix’s Rex outdoor speaker gets bigger battery, improved ergonomics

Less than a year since the first edition of the device began shipping, San Francisco-based audio company Boombotix has revamped its Rex line with more convenient and accessible in/out connection ports, a significantly longer battery life, and a new top-mounted…

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Breaking up is hard to do, especially with Comcast

Ever had one of those customer service reps who just won't seem to co-operate? This eight minute conversation with a Comcast customer service rep takes things to a whole new level.

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Verizon to Netflix: Slow video streams are your fault [Update: Verizon slips again in June]

In yet another public scuffle between the two, Verizon published a new blog post claiming it has proof that Netflix is solely responsibile for the slow streaming speeds being experienced by its customers. But, of course, there's more to the story.

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Amazon’s new original series ‘Transparent’ will follow Netflix’s binge-release formula

Amazon is set to finally delve into binge-watching territory with its original content via "Transparent," a dark comedy starring Jeffrey Tambor that received the go-ahead for a full-season order. Amazon will release all ten episodes simultaneously this Fall.

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First Look: iLuv Syren Pro weather-resistant Bluetooth speaker

The iLuv Syren Pro aims to power your poolside party for the low-low price of $99 (even less on sale).

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First look: Sony XBR-65X900B 65-inch 4K TV

Sony's XBR-65x900B is a stunning TV to behold, off or on. Take a closer look at this 65-inch 4K giant, and get a feel for what those built-on speakers add to the overall size of an already large television.

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Parched for TV? 12 streaming shows to get you through the hot summer

Summer is a great time to get outdoors, but if you’re trying to beat the heat - and you’re tired of watching last year’s shows on Netflix - here are some brand new shows cord-cutters can pull up online, without springing for cable.

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Banish the buffer screen with these tips for silky-smooth streaming video

If you’ve been having troubles with streaming Internet videos from Netflix and others in HD, the problem may be your network. Here’s how to make sure your streaming video experience goes smoothly.

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‘South Park’ shows heading to Hulu Plus

The good news is that South Park fans can now stream all 247 episodes of the show on Hulu; the bad news is that from September most of the content will be exclusive to the premium Hulu Plus service.

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D-Link Wi-Fi Audio Extender review

D-Link’s Wi-Fi Audio Extender does a great job of bringing wireless audio to an older speaker or stereo system, but it’s worth as a Wi-Fi extender is dodgy at best.

  • Pros: Quick and easy setup, Portable and flexible installation…
  • Cons: Wi-Fi range extension is hit or miss, Noticeable lag in…

How to watch the Germany vs. Argentina 2014 World Cup final online

Just stick with this guide, and you won't miss a second of Germany vs. Argentina World Cup action.


Apple TV finally catches up with … Apple, gets iTunes Extras support

With the latest iTunes update made available today, Apple has finally integrated iTunes Extras support into the neglected offspring that is Apple TV. The move is a step in the right direction, considering that Roku now leads the set-top box scene in both…

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The Coolest cooler offers a speaker, LEDs and even a blender [Update: $2.5 million raised]

This feature-packed cooler is built to do just about everything but start the campfire, including supplying a rechargeable power station, a Bluetooth speaker, cutlery, and even a blender.

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These headphones will record 1080p video with the tap of an earcup

New York tech startup Soundsight will release a limited run of its video-recording headphones this month. The Bluetooth-enabled headphones are able to simultaneously record audio and video with the help of a rotating, 5-megapixel camera that sits on one of the…

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