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Ambitious new CMT drama features Elvis, Johnny Cash, and the birth of Rock & Roll

A new 8-part drama series about the birth of Rock & Roll and some of its most pivotal members, including Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley will air on CMT, with the Network claiming the project is among its 'most ambitious projects ever.'
Home Theater

Amazon is bringing Alexa’s charms to the first-gen Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

While the latest generation Fire TV added support for Alexa, first seen in the Echo, owners of the first generation devices were left out. Not anymore, as a coming software update will bring Alexa and other features to Amazon's first-gen…

Want pizza in your tummy? Just ask Alexa, and Domino’s will deliver you one

Amazon Echo will soon learn a new skill: Ask the app to order you a pizza, and if you have it synced with your Domino's Pizza Profile, your Easy Order will soon be on its way to your home.
Movies & TV

BBC One to air new drama based on gruesome historic London murders

BBC has ordered a three-part series based on the murders of eight women at Rillington Place in London by serial killer John Christie, and the wrongful conviction and hanging of his tenant Timothy Evans.
Product Review

Philips Screeneo Smart LED Projector Review

Just add popcorn: Philips' Screeneo turns any room into your personal theater.
Movies & TV

Get ready for Key and Peele to inject Super Bowl 50 with comedic commentary 0:30

If you're not all that serious about the upcoming Super Bowl, Key and Peele are offering Real Talk and an alternative to the straight-forward commentary fans have become accustomed to.
Cool Tech

These smart earplugs will change the way you hear the world 2:43

Doppler Labs’ new Here Active Listening system offers a brilliantly simple way to enhance, augment, and silence the world around you in real time, like augmented reality for your ears.
Social Media

Instagram debuts first-ever scripted series, to be broadcast daily in 28 episodes

Instagram has posted the first episode of its first-ever original series. Shield 5 is 28-part gritty thriller that will be broadcast throughout February, each comprised of a 15-second video clip and corresponding image.
Home Theater

Verizon’s new Free View lets FiOS customers preview premium channels on demand

Thanks to a new feature the company calls Free View, Verizon FiOS customers can now preview premium channels like HBO, Showtime, Starz, and more for 48 hours at any time of their choosing.
Home Theater

Netflix sees a bright and dark future with HDR, plans to ramp up shooting content with it

TV manufacturers are pushing 4K Ultra HD hard, but Netflix's top product executive sees HDR, or High Dynamic Range, as being the “next big thing” in video.

RIAA starts counting streams towards album certifications, 17 albums go gold or platinum

The music industry has accepted that it can't ignore streaming. RIAA has announced a new methodology for album certifications that accounts for on-demand streaming. Artists like Kendrick Lamar got album awards as a result.
Home Theater

Time Warner Inc. wants a stake in Hulu, and an end to current-season streaming

Time Warner Inc. is reportedly working on a deal to buy a 25 percent share of streaming service Hulu. But, as the company reveals plans to undermine Hulu's practice of airing current seasons, its purchase looks more like a way to push…