Home Theater

YouTube changes its tune, will now defend select channels against DMCA takedowns

YouTube will defend select video creators from DMCA abuse with a new $1 million legal protection fund. This follows growing DMCA takedowns by unregistered groups, which hurt a YouTube channel's revenue.
Home Theater

How to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your TV

A rapidly growing arsenal of devices now exists to allow anything on your phone or tablet to be mirrored on your TV. For those looking to marry the second screen with the screen that started it all, we’ve put together this list of the…

Spotify unveils treasure trove of listener data to artists with Fan Insights portal

Spotify launching free tool called Fan Insights portal to give artists and managers detailed analytics on their listeners. Metrics offered include monthly plays of music, fans, location data, demographic info and fan engagement levels. ……
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LG marks its home turf with monstrous 42-foot OLED panels in Seoul’s airport

LG shows off its latest ode to OLED at South Korea's Incheon International Airport in the form of two monstrous OLED structures. Composed of 140 individual curved displays, the structures are 13 meters tall, and 8 meters across.

Not so fast, Spotify! Adele will withold 25 from music streamers

Adele has revealed that her new album will not be on music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music. The 27 year-old singer was personally involved with the decision, although she hasn’t made a public statement about the…

Meet Geekbox, a tiny PC built for streaming that runs Android and Ubuntu

If you're stuck deciding between a new PC to freshly install Linux on and an Android tablet, Chinese Internet retailer Geekbuying may have just the solution with its forthcoming Geekbox hardware.
Home Theater

What’d he say? AfterMaster’s little black box aims to fix your TV’s terrible sound

A new startup called AfterMaster TV wants to use the power of celebrity to help push its home audio device, and keep people from going up and down with the remote to increase the volume of movie or TV show dialogue.
Movies & TV

Justin Bieber returns for a second round of CarPool Karaoke with James Corden

Justin Bieber appeared for the second time as the passenger in late night talk show host James Corden's popular Carpool Karaoke segment. This time, the pair even stopped at a clothing store to help Corden update his attire.
Product Review

Focal Dimension Review

Stellar sound quality meets versatility in Focal’s quirky Dimension sound bar and sub.
Movies & TV

Fargo creator Noah Hawley developing FX series based on Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle

Fargo series writer Noah Hawley will adapt Kurt Vonnegut's 1963 novel Cat's Cradle for the small screen. Based on the iconic sci-fi tale satirizing the Cold War arms race, the show will be aired as a limited series.
Movies & TV

Comedy streaming service Seeso launches free with NBC classics, original series

Seeso will offer a free web-only beta, offering viewers a sampling of original shows, curated films, NBC favorites, and classic stand-up next month. Seeso Beta memberships will be limited, and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Movies & TV

The Lion King’s Circle of Life gets the virtual reality treatment

The Lion King's opening number, Circle of Life, was given the virtual reality treatment with a 360-degree video released for viewers to get an immersive taste of the long-running Broadway show.