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Iconic high-end movie player company Kaleidescape is shutting down

After its launch in 2000, Kaleidescape's automated movie servers quickly took off, but after years of DRM-related legal battles, the company can't keep afloat, and is shutting down..
Movies & TV

Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders to star in Netflix series ‘Friends From College’

Netflix has picked up ensemble comedy Friends From College, which stars Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, and Fred Savage as Harvard grads who attended school at the same time, and are now navigating life in their 40s.
Home Theater

Here’s what’s new on Amazon Prime Video in September 1:22

Amazon Prime Video takes a page from competitor Netflix and adds new titles each month, available free to all Prime members. Check out the list to find out all that's new to watch on Amazon this month.
Home Theater

Linner earbuds aim to offer active noise cancellation without the high price tag

New acoustic tech startup Linner will soon launch what it calls the world's lightest earbuds to feature active noise cancellation, and that's not the only trick it has up its sleeve.
Home Theater

Sennheiser unveils gaming-focused audio amplifiers and new gaming headsets

Sennheiser has plenty of experience with gaming-focused audio gear, but the new GSX 1000 and GSX 1200 Pro amplifiers are aimed at the world of eSports, while the GSP 300 headset is meant for gamers on a budget.
Movies & TV

Five shows to stream this week: ‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ ‘Brooklyn,’ and more

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' 'Brooklyn,' and more.
Home Theater

Check out JBL's Charge 3 waterproof speaker in action as we put it through some brutal tests 3:11

Tired of always having to be cautious about liquids around your tech. Splash and turn up around the JBL Charge 3 wherever you decide to turn up. Find out what we think in this quick review.
Music

5 new songs you need to stream: Rufus Wainwright, Clearance, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week:
Music

Our massive playlist of the catchiest songs ever will get you humming

We've assembled a seriously ear-infesting list of 80 of the most catchy songs of all time, for those who enjoy classic pop, or are looking to rediscover long-lost hits from their formative years.
Podcasts

Between the Streams podcast: ‘Kubo’ astonishes, Spidey gets a ‘new’ leading lady 44:02

This week: Spider-Man gets a new poster and a new Mary Jane to go with it, Kubo and the Two Strings changes everything for stop-motion animation, Star Trek Discovery updates, and Will Ferrell takes on Sherlock Holmes.
Home Theater

You can now purchase Samsung's IconX earbuds for $200

Earbuds used to be for listening to music, but now they can track your fitness, too. Samsung’s wireless Gear Icon X earbuds work like a Fitbit and play music. The device is now available for purchase.
Product Review

Sennheiser PXC 550 Review

Relish the sound of silence (or really good music) with Sennheiser’s PXC 550