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Gaming

Xbox One S releases August 2 at $400, but only the 2TB version will be available at launch

The Xbox One S, a sleeker, slimmer revision of the original Xbox One, will hit stores on August 2. However, cheaper bundles with a smaller hard drive will not be releasing at the same time.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: Emmy madness, yet more 'Pokémon Go,' and a moon photobomb

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…
Movies & TV

Five shows to stream this week: Stranger Things, Straight Outta Compton, 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: Netflix's Stranger Things, Straight Outta Compton, and more.
Cool Tech

This billion dollar superyacht can host its own concert

As super yachts go, Heesen's Galactica Super Nova is one of the coolest. In addition to an 18-meter infinity pool, it has an outdoor cinema deck. You can also use the deck for concerts or as a helipad for quick trips on and off the yacht.
Home Theater

DarbeeVision’s $200 gizmo can improve any video 2:09

Want better video quality? Plug the DarbeeVision DVP-5000S between any video source and any display and you get a great pop and a wonderful sense of depth, clarity, and realism from your picture, the company claims.
Movies & TV

How Season 6 made ‘Game of Thrones’ dumber, but more gorgeous than ever

Season 6 of Game of Thrones was notable for a few reasons. Perhaps the biggest was that the show was finally moving ahead of the books. Stepping off the path set by Martin's novels, Game of Thrones season 6 embodied the best and worst of…
Music

5 songs you need to stream this week: Wilco, Jamie Lidell 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: Wilco, Jamie Lidell, Jones and more.
Cool Tech

Weekend Workshop: How to build a coffee table that’s also a universal TV remote 0:54

Universal remotes are great but what if you could control your living room media hub via your coffee table? Do just that by the end of the weekend with this innovative Instructables walkthrough.
Home Theater

CBS News launches slick new Apple TV app ahead of national conventions

With both the Republican and Democratic national conventions on the way, CBS News has launched a new Apple TV app offering authentication-free, live-streaming news coverage, as well as built-in Siri support.
Movies & TV

Netflix goes all John Cusack with new mixtape feature Flixtapes

Netflix has announced a new feature called the Flixtape, a streaming-video homage to the mixtape which allows users to curate themed playlists for their favorite films and TV shows.
Podcasts

Between the Streams: Rogue One sizzles, Stranger Things flies, Ghostbusters doesn’t suck 28:53

The Emmy noms are in, the weekend is rich with movies, Netflix is absolutely killing it with Stranger Things, and Disney just dropped a new Rogue One sizzle reel deep with practical effects. It's gonna be a good weekend.
Music

Vevo hits reboot, previews new features, teases subscription service

Vevo launched its biggest update today with a redesigned mobile app, new personalized video feed, and a more unassuming logo. Vevo plans to launch new original programming and have music experts curate playlists from different genres..