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Astell & Kern debuts new entry-level, high-res audio player and updated in-ears

Astell & Kern debuted two new products at CE Week: its new entry-level AK70 high-resolution audio player, and its updated AK T8iE in-ear monitors, made in conjunction with Beyerdynamic.
Home Theater

Netflix is becoming (slightly) less of a bandwidth hog, but why?

Netflix has earned its reputation for hogging bandwidth, but the streamer's share of peak-period internet traffic finally seems to be on the decline, according to a new report. Meanwhile, Amazon's is on the rise. But what do these numbers…
Music

Shred on the go: Your next pair of Converse can have a built in wah-wah pedal

Converse has created a sneaker-based homage to all its musical fans, a new All Star called the Chet Atkins All Wah, which has a built-in bluetooth-enabled guitar pedal.
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Samsung’s $350 Gear 360 VR camera finally hits the States, but there’s a catch

Samsung's bringing its $350 Gear 360 camera to the US, but there's a catch: orders are limited to attendees of VidCon in Anaheim, California. It's also revamping its Milk VR application.
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BitTorrent wants you to watch the election unfold on its live-streaming service

BitTorrent is expanding its live-streaming service with the addition of its very own news channel in time to cover the election this fall. Tentatively titled "BitTorrent News," the network plans to set up its base in San Francisco.
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Facebook splashes $50 million on Live streaming deals with celebs and media

Facebook is signing up celebs, including Gordon Ramsey, and Kevin Hart, and media companies to its Live video feature with multimillion-dollar deals. Over 140 content creators have been tapped to broadcast to the social network.
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Tablo OTA DVR set-top box adds Apple TV app

Nuvyyo, maker of the Tablo over-the-air HDTV DVR set-top box, today released a native app on the App Store for the fourth-gen Apple TV. The Tablo pulls in free OTA channels from a connected digital antenna and streams the live signals to…
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What’s new on Netflix and what’s leaving in July 2016 1:59

Our complete list of what's new on Netflix for July and which titles will be removed will help you catch up on your binging and ensure you don't miss any titles heading into the ether.
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Roku owners get another live-TV streaming option with addition of PlayStation Vue

The potential user base for Sony's PlayStation Vue live-TV streaming service just got bigger. Previously only available on Sony game consoles, Amazon Fire TV devices, and iOS, it is now available on Roku devices and TVs.
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Sears takes its Kenmore brand out of the kitchen with new line of TVs

While Sears' Kenmore brand has been around for quite some time, it's mainly been associated with refrigerators and other appliances, but now the company is launching a line of Kenmore-branded TVs in both HD and 4K UHD varieties.
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WD My Passport Wireless Pro backs up photos faster, streams up to 8 videos at once

WD's new My Passport Wireless Pro portable drive has been designed with creative workloads in mind. The upgrade to SD 3.0 means faster image transfers, while more robust Wi-Fi allows for media streaming to eight devices.
Music

Look ma, no hands! Siri and Google Now come to the UE Boom 2 and UE Megaboom

The UE Boom 2 and UE Megaboom are already popular speakers, but they'll likely become even more popular now that they feature built-in Siri and Google Now support, thanks to a firmware and software update.