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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.

Sonos co-founder John MacFarlane announces he is stepping down as CEO

After spending 14 years with the company, Sonos CEO and co-founder John MacFarlane has announced that he is stepping down from his role, with company president Patrick Spence taking over.
Home Theater

Vizio’s updated SmartCast app is simpler to use, with better recommendations

Vizio released an updated version of its SmartCast app today that aims to be simpler and easier to use, with larger buttons, more content recommendations, and newly included tutorials.
Movies & TV

Laugh, cry, or just relax with the best shows on HBO Go and Now

Whether you prefer the dark, twisted world of 'True Detective' or the lovable techies that have come to define 'Silicon Valley,' here are our picks of the absolute best television shows available on HBO Go and HBO Now.
Home Theater

Beyerdynamic’s handmade Xelento in-ears will make you forget about wireless

This year's CES had no shortage of wireless headphones, but it was trusty old sonic engineering from the veteran headphone gurus at Beyerdynamic that really got our hearts pumping with the new Xelento remote in-ear wired headphones.
Home Theater

Pioneer’s new Elite FS-EB70 network soundbar features Dolby Atmos and DTS:X

Dolby Atmos soundbars were some of the hottest items at this year’s CES, and Pioneer was there with one of its own, the new Elite FS-EB70. It also features DTS:X and wireless multiroom connectivity via FireConnect and DTS Play-Fi.

Tour the top booths of CES 2017 in full 360-degree video

Join us as we tour some of the biggest booths at CES in VR. We've captured 360-degree footage of many hot new products, and talk about some of the trends that they represent.
Home Theater

Technics’ SL-1200GR turntable cuts back in all the right ways to cut the price in half 1:47

Following the release of its SL-1200G direct-drive turntable in October, Technics has created a follow-up in the new SL-1200GR, which cuts down on materials while still keeping the hallmarks of its predecessor, and now costs half…
Home Theater

McIntosh Group's new Pryma Aria headphones blend Hi-Fi with high fashion

After debuting the Sonus Faber Pryma headphones last year, McIntosh has now cut the cord for the cans with its new Pryma Aria headphones, which blend high fashion with impressive wireless sound.