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Acer Predator Z1 priced to allow all of us to have big, curved displays

Forget spending $600 on an Oculus Rift, or $800 on an HTC Vive -- that's what Acer wants you to decide at least. It has priced its new lineup of curved displays, at various sizes and resolutions, at around that price mark.
Home Theater

Get a monstrous 4K picture for under $2K with Vizio's outgoing M-Series

Thanks to Vizio's unconventional new-model release schedule, its well-reviewed 2015 M-series 4K Ultra HD TVs are available at huge screen sizes with relatively tiny prices.
Home Theater

Piracy could be on the rise in Canada following Netflix VPN shut-out

With Canadian Netflix users not being able to access content outside of their own country, they’re increasingly turning to piracy, which could be a major problem for Netflix considering the country’s number of cord-cutters.
Movies & TV

Game of Thrones season 6 recap: The Red Woman revealed

The new season of Game of Thrones has started, and there are quite a few stories to follow. Touching on multiple characters on several continents, the show seemed to touch base with everyone. But what exactly happened?
Movies & TV

Turner’s FilmStruck streaming service should have film buffs buttering their popcorn

Turner has announced a new streaming service, FilmStruck, coming this fall, that will combine the Turner Classic Movies and Criterion Collection catalogs into the ideal spot for film buffs and arthouse lovers.
Home Theater

HBO’s strategy for streaming domination just had a monster weekend

HBO has been steadily transitioning from a top-tier premium network to a serious contender in the new streaming wars. With three major season premieres, Beyonce’s new album, and a weekend of free trials, was last weekend its best ever?
Music

Drake and Future together again for blockbuster Summer Sixteen tour

Canadian rapper Drake and Souther rapper Future are teaming up to go on the road once again, this time for a string of dates they are calling the Summer Sixteen Tour, in support of Drake's new album.
Movies & TV

Game of Thrones season 6 premiere sees record piracy after streaming struggles

It wouldn't be a Game of Thrones premiere if there wasn't a huge swell of excitement. Season 6 was met with a record HBO Now usage -- unfortunately including outages -- and a surge in piracy.
Home Theater

Onkyo brings 3D surround to the home theater in a box

Onkyo announced two new home theater in a box systems today, and while one is similar to what we normally expect out of such systems, the other offers built-in Dolby Atmos and, soon, DTS:X.
Music

Spotify denies breach, but hundreds of users may be dealing with its fallout

If you're a Spotify user, you may want to check your activity on the streaming service. The service may recently have suffered a breach, according to a new report, with hundreds of users' credentials being posted online.
Movies & TV

Steam chugs into movie rentals with huge Lionsgate deal

Valve's Steam platform has offered up a handful of movies for some time now, but they were mainly either about gaming or were tie-ins like Mad Max: Fury Road. Now the service will offer more than 100 movies from Lionsgate.