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New deal may mean more local NBC channels are coming to live TV streaming services

NBC and the NBC Television Affiliates Board have reached an agreement that could allow for more local NBC channels across several live TV streaming services including Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, and YouTube TV.
Home Theater

Time for a TV upgrade? Here’s what you need to know about 4K Ultra HD TV

Ultra HD 4K has quickly taken over the world of TVs. But what is Ultra HD 4K, how does it work, and most importantly, should you upgrade, or keep your old TV? We explain it all right here.
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OLED vs. LED: Which is the better TV technology?

The acronyms OLED and LED sound and look very similar, but the two technologies are vastly different in terms of engineering, performance and capabilities. We compare the two technologies as applied to television and ponder the question:…
Movies & TV

Grace and Frankie will return for season 4, and Lisa Kudrow will join cast in guest role

Netflix original series Grace and Frankie has already been renewed for a fourth season, just a few weeks after season 3 debuted, and it has been confirmed that Lisa Kudrow will appear in a guest role.
Movies & TV

Netflix trailer for ‘Dear White People’ signals a successful shift from film to series

The Netflix trailer for its upcoming series Dear White People, which is based on the 2014 indie film of the same name, demonstrates that the show will take the same satirical approach to the weighty topic of racism.
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Roku signs multiyear licensing deal with Tivo, but the long-term goal is murky

TiVo signed a multiyear intellectual property licensing deal with Roku this week, giving the streaming hardware company access to Tivo's expansive library of more than 6,000 patents.
Product Review

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Bluetooth Review

If an unsinkable speaker is what floats your boat, you want the Wonderboom.
Movies & TV

All eyes are on Daya in this first look at 'Orange is the New Black' season 5

Orange is the New Black returns for its fifth season this June, and things will come to a head for Daya and her fellow Litchfield inmates, as a new first look teaser video provides a glimpse into how things will kick off.
Home Theater

Sling TV’s Cloud DVR feature expands to include Roku, Android devices

Sling TV has expanded its $5 per month "First Look" program for its Cloud DVR feature, adding support for Roku and Android devices, in addition to the Amazon Fire devices that were already supported.
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New favorite channel, live TV, and other features come to Roku TVs in latest update

Roku has begun rolling out the Roku OS 7.6 update to all Roku devices. This new update brings a suite of new features and options to Roku TV specifically, including live TV and personalization enhancements.
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LeEco’s $2 billion acquisition of Vizio has officially been called off

On Monday, LeEco and Vizio announced that LeEco's planned $2 billion acquisition of Vizio had been called off due to "regulatory headwinds," though the companies have reached an agreement that will see them working together.

5 songs you need to stream this week: Conor Oberst, Gorillaz, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: Conor Oberst, Gorillaz, and more.