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Charter and Time Warner Cable officially merge as New Charter, Comcast misses out

After Comcast's failed attempt to merge with Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications has officially merged with the company, as part of a 12 month transition that cost $67.1 billion.
Cool Tech

Lazertouch is a projector that lets you turn any surface into a touchscreen

You may never have to confuse your touchscreen with your non-touchscreen surfaces again, thanks to Lazertouch, the world's first mini projector that transforms any surface into a finger-activated touchscreen.
Movies & TV

In a mysterious tweet, Xiaomi VP says company will “be a part of Google I/O”

The global vice president of Chinese electronics company Xiaomi says the company will "be a part" of Google's 2016 developer conference in some capacity. He didn't reveal any more than that, unfortunately.
Home Theater

This is SportsCenter: Disney brings WatchESPN app to Android TV

Watching a sporting event on your mobile device or tablet just isn't the same as having it on your TV screen. Thankfully, Disney recognizes that and has now brought the WatchESPN app to Android TV.

Radiohead B-sides come roaring back to Spotify after disappearing completely

While Radiohead's new album, A Moon Shaped Pool, has yet to make its appearance on Spotify, subscribers can still dig into a cornucopia of classics from the band. Multiple B-side tracks have reappeared on the site after making an exit in…
Home Theater

Are your eyeballs ready? Philips’ 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray hits stores next month

Philips was one of three companies to debut a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player at CES earlier this year, and now it has finally announced the anticipated release of its new creation, coming in two different variations this June.

Understand languages you’ve never learned with the Pilot translation earpiece

Even those who speak multiple languages likely can't understand everyone, but that could change thanks to a new wearable from the NYC-based Waverly Labs that seems like a science fiction gadget made real.

Video from NBC, Univision, Tidal, and more now part of T-Mobile's Binge On

T-Mobile's Binge On benefit is expanding again. Its newest partners include NBC, Univision, Tidal, Google Play Music, NOGGIN, and others. The total number of participating providers now numbers more than 80, according to the carrier.
Home Theater

Yamaha unwraps 6 hi-res receivers with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and multiroom sound

Yamaha continues to expand its multiroom offerings with a total of six MusicCast-enabled A/V receivers in its new Aventage RX-A 60 line, all of which offer support for high-resolution audio.
Movies & TV

Kevin Smith is adapting 1980s cult favorite ‘Buckaroo Banzai’ for television

Kevin Smith has outlined plans to bring the 1980s cult favorite Buckaroo Banzai to the small screen in comments made during an episode of his Hollywood Babble-On podcast.
Movies & TV

BitTorrent Live aims to save live-streaming video from lag issues, outages

Streaming video providers aim for massive audiences, but those audiences also drive up costs and can result in latency or even outages. BitTorrent Live, a new live-streaming video platform, aims to fix that.
Home Theater

Amazon’s Alexa assistant can now open apps, find restaurants on Fire TV devices

Amazon's Alexa assistant is gaining a few new tricks on the retailer's Fire TV set-top boxes. It can now play movie and TV shows more directly, for one, plus pull up movie theater showtimes and find nearby restaurants.