Home Theater

Here are 10 of the greatest Leonard Cohen songs, in honor of the late legend

We've picked ten of our favorite Leonard Cohen songs from throughout his illustrious career, in celebration of the passing of one of the greatest musical poets to ever grace the earth.
Product Review

Google Chromecast Ultra Review

Google's Chromecast Ultra is the cheapest path to razor-sharp 4K HDR
Home Theater

They’re headphones when you wear them, and speakers when you take them off

The Boomphones Re-Up combine wireless headphones with an active speaker case that can also charge either the headphones or your mobile device, making for a super adaptable combination.
Movies & TV

Apple releases kid-friendly StoryTime app for Apple TV

Apple's new app for Apple TV, StoryTime, encourages kids to read by providing visual read-along cues and sound effects. It syncs with iBooks, and is available as a free download on iTunes.
Home Theater

PlayOn Cloud is a DVR for streaming services like HBO Now, Amazon Video

PlayOn Cloud is essentially a DVR for video from streaming services including Netflix, HBO Now, and Amazon Prime allowing content to be watched offline whenever and wherever users feel like it.

Spotify to fix app that writes gigabytes of junk data to storage devices

Unfortunately, some Spotify users are reporting a rather pernicious problem with the Spotify app running on Mac, Linux, and Windows machines, where junk data is written to storage devices by the gigabyte.
Movies & TV

DirecTV Now live TV-streaming service will feature premium channels from Starz

Starz announced eight of its premium pay-TV channels will be coming to AT&T's DirecTV Now live TV-streaming service, including video-on-demand access to the company's original series.

Sevenhugs’s Smart Remote is a magic wand for your smart home

A new remote control from Paris, France-based company Sevenhugs promises to revolutionize the way you control your smart home appliances. It's launching on Kickstarter in early November.
Virtual Reality

YouTube VR lets you immerse yourself fully in any video available on the service

If you've ever wanted to jump inside of your favorite videos, YouTube VR is probably the closest you'll ever get, making any video on the site, whether 360 or standard, more immersive than ever before.
Movies & TV

Netflix loses more content by bidding adieu to Food Network and HGTV shows

You soon won't be able to stream any more of those Food Network or HGTV shows, or any of Scripps Networks Interactive's shows for that matter. Those three networks are cutting ties with Netflix.
Movies & TV

PlayStation Vue drops Viacom channels, adds BBC America, Vice, and NBA TV

Sony has announced that television networks owned by Viacom will no longer be offered as part of the PlayStation Vue service starting on November 11. Several new channels, including BBC American and NBA TV, are being added.
Social Media

Facebook touts groundbreaking app AI that powers artistic Live video filters

Facebook is betting on artistic video filters, in the vein of the Prisma app, to get more users hooked on its live-streaming tool. A prototype for the real-time graphics was unveiled today by Facebook CPO Chris Cox.