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Game of Thrones season 6 premiere sees record piracy after streaming struggles

It wouldn't be a Game of Thrones premiere if there wasn't a huge swell of excitement. Season 6 was met with a record HBO Now usage -- unfortunately including outages -- and a surge in piracy.
Home Theater

Onkyo brings 3D surround to the home theater in a box

Onkyo announced two new home theater in a box systems today, and while one is similar to what we normally expect out of such systems, the other offers built-in Dolby Atmos and, soon, DTS:X.
Music

Spotify denies breach, but hundreds of users may be dealing with its fallout

If you're a Spotify user, you may want to check your activity on the streaming service. The service may recently have suffered a breach, according to a new report, with hundreds of users' credentials being posted online.
Movies & TV

Steam chugs into movie rentals with huge Lionsgate deal

Valve's Steam platform has offered up a handful of movies for some time now, but they were mainly either about gaming or were tie-ins like Mad Max: Fury Road. Now the service will offer more than 100 movies from Lionsgate.
Home Theater

Cord cutting 101: How to quit cable for online streaming video

If you're going to quit cable or satellite for a streaming TV solution, you're going to want to get it right the first time. We've outlined exactly how to get started, step-by-step. Follow our lead, and you'll never look back.
Home Theater

The Mpow Armor Plus Bluetooth speaker is built like a tank and steeled against the elements

We take a look and listen to Mpow's nearly indestructible speaker to find out if the Armor Plus' sound quality stacks up to its resilience.
Movies & TV

5 shows and movie to stream this week: Game of Thrones, a Patton Oswalt special, and more

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: Game of Thrones, Veep, and more.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: Jason Bourne, virgin DNA, drone collisions, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
Home Theater

It’s a little easier to watch baseball online this season, but MLB is still throwing curveballs

It's getting a little bit easier to watch your favorite MLB teams go up to bat online instead of in front of your television screen. So grab your Cracker Jacks and your favorite hat -- and sit down in front of your computer.
Music

5 songs you need to stream this week: Deerhoof, Big Boi, 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: Deerhoof, Big Boi, Fantastic Negrito and more!
Home Theater

What’s new on Netflix and what’s leaving in May 2016

Our complete list of what's new on Netflix for May and which titles will be removed will help you catch up on your binging and ensure you don't miss any titles heading into the ether.