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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

Shield 5 is the first-ever scripted Instagram series, to be broadcast daily in 28 episodes

Shield 5 is the first-ever scripted Instagram series. A gritty thriller set in London, the show will be broadcast throughout February, with each episode 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.
Music

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…
Movies & TV

Netflix pushes the limits in trailer for sketch comedy The Characters, coming in March

A group of up-and-coming comedians will star in Netflix's upcoming sketch comedy, The Characters. The streaming service has released the official trailer and announced a premiere date of March 11.
Home Theater

Never miss any of the shows with Dish’s over-the-top 4K Hopper 3 DVR

At CES last month, Dish unveiled its latest DVR, the ultra-powerful Hopper 3 DVR. The 4K DVR packs in 16 tuners and supports up to seven rooms, and is now available to Dish customers.
Movies & TV

Thursday Night Football expands: CBS and NBC split NFL broadcast package

There's only one winner in football, but the NFL let two broadcast networks score a prize when it came to making a new Thursday Night Football deal. CBS and NBC will each simulcast five Thursday Night Football games with NFL Network during…
Music

Adele, Steven Tyler, and REM tell Trump to stop using their music

Several big-name pop stars including Adele, Steven Tyler, and REM's Michael Stipe have demanded that Donald Trump stop using their music during his campaign, according to public statements.