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Twitter to live-stream Trump's inauguration in partnership with PBS

President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration will stream live on his favorite social platform: Twitter. PBS NewsHour will be the exclusive broadcast partner for the six-hour event.
Home Theater

Hang onto those cords. Next-gen wireless earbuds still aren’t good enough

Thanks in part to Apple’s decision to drop the headphone jack, wireless in-ear headphones are popping up everywhere. But with short battery life, high prices, and lower fidelity, are they ready to take center stage?
Health & Fitness

Crowdsourced and crowdfunded, Olive proposes itself as next-gen hearing aid

Taking a new path in product development, the Olive hearing aid crowdsources research and design feedback through a crowdfunding campaign. The single earbud directly targets people with moderate hearing loss.
Home Theater

Sure it shows volume, but the meter in these headphones is mostly just awesome

Sick of headphones all looking pretty much the same? The Meters by Ashdown OV-1 headphones have an active VU meter in each cup, making them look unlike any other pair available. Oh, and they sound fantastic.
Movies & TV

Faux commercial teases return of the terrifying Gus Fring on ‘Better Call Saul’

Gus Fring is back full force in the upcoming season of Better Call Saul, as is evidenced by a 30-second teaser video that serves as a fake ad for his front/fast-food shop, Los Pollos Hermanos.
Movies & TV

Amazon launches its first self-branded streaming channel, Anime Strike

Amazon has launched its first self-branded subscription streaming channel, Anime Strike, with more planned to come later this year, though what these will be has not been revealed so far.
Social Media

Facebook now lets Pages go Live from desktop, adds more Live Video tools

Facebook is giving Pages the option to live-stream from a desktop or laptop. The feature, which the social network began testing in September, is now rolling out more widely — although it is still not available to general users.
Home Theater

Simaudio's $120,000 Moon 888 amps aren't excessive, they're supernatural

Like Sennheiser’s magnificent $55,000 Orpheus headphones, Simaudio's audacious Moon 888 mono amplifiers are $120,000 worth of pure, unadulterated audio bliss.
Home Theater

Hands on with DirecTV Now, AT&T’s new streaming service starting at $35

After more than eight months of speculations, AT&T finally unveiled details about DirectTV Now, its live over-the-top streaming service, including four channel packages priced between $35-$70 a month for dozens of channels.
Home Theater

CES brought so much standout TV tech, it was tough to pick a Best of Show winner 13:10

Caleb Denison, Digital Trends' entertainment and home theater editor, discusses new TV tech that was on display at CES 2017, as well as what went into choosing Best of Show winner, Sony's Bravia A1E.
Home Theater

Dolby Atmos soundbars are storming 2017. Here’s why you’ll want one

One of CES 2017’s biggest trends was the proliferation of Dolby Atmos soundbars, growing from a singular offering in 2016 to a must-have for major brands. We discuss the ins and outs of Atmos bars, and whether they deserve their hefty…
Social Media

Obama’s farewell address to get the 360 live video treatment

President Barack Obama’s farewell address will be live-streamed in 360 video on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube on Tuesday. The event is being captured using three Nokia OZO VR cameras strategically placed around the venue in Chicago.