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Between the Streams: Stranger Things, Better Things, Trekkie things, and more

This week: The new Star Trek movie gets high marks, Stranger Things fever breaks out (as does talk of a second season), the VCR takes one last ride, Louis CK preps his next hilarious series with Pamela Aldon, and so much more.
Mobile

AT&T rakes in $40.5B in revenue but loses video subscribers in Q2

According to AT&T's second-quarter financials, the company met Wall Street's expectations. Unfortunately for the carrier, it dropped the ball in other areas, such as number of video and IP broadband subscribers.
Social Media

Swipe through video replay trailers with Periscope's new Highlights reel

Periscope has launched a range of new features to help users discover new broadcasts on its iOS and Android apps, including a new Highlights reel that generates scrollable video trailers for all the replays on your home feed.
Movies & TV

Amazon reveals first look at 'The Tick' ahead of comedy pilot season premieres

Fall comedy pilot season is coming to Amazon, and we finally know when. The online retail giant/ streamer has revealed that The Tick, Jean-Claude Van Johnson, and I Love Dick will premiere on August 19, and also released new photos.
Gaming

NES Classic Edition trailer showcases Nintendo’s 8-bit legacy

Players eager for an early glimpse at Nintendo's upcoming NES Classic Edition plug-and-play console can sample the device's bounty of bundled 8-bit titles in a new trailer released today.
Home Theater

The last VCR manufacturer is ending production

While many people said goodbye to the VCR years ago, the holdouts will soon have no choice but to follow suit. Funai, the last remaining manufacturer of VCRs, will halt production of the iconic home video product later this month.
Social Media

Facebook rolls out Live updates with extended broadcasts and full-screen video

Facebook is rolling out a series of updates to its Live video service aimed at general users, including the ability to broadcast for up to four hours. The new options are aimed at making the live-streaming tool even more immersive.
Home Theater

Here’s what’s new on Amazon Prime Video in August 1:05

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

Sony’s new flagship Z series TV just made us believe in LED again

Sony introduced today its new flagship TV, the Z series. We got up close at the launch event, and we're extremely impressed. Here's why we think the Z series deserved to be called a game changer.
Home Theater

Sonos owners can now stream their music library throughout their homes via Plex

While you probably think of Plex as a video-centric service, it can also be used to manage and stream your music collection, and now it's available for Sonos systems via its new Sonos service.
Music

Say that again? New study suggests hearing loss may be reversible

A new series of research studies by Dutch company Audion Therapeutics shows promising results with regard to re-growing the tiny sensory hairs inside the human ear that slowly die, and cause hearing loss, over time.