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Does Britney Spears actually sing in 'Carpool Karaoke'?

Pop megastar Britney Spears is the latest celebrity to be featured in James Corden's Carpool Karaoke segment, and yes, she, along with Corden, do belt out some of her top hits, like Toxic and Womanizer
Home Theater

Your best buds for life? OnePlus’ Bullets V2 earbuds are stylish, inexpensive

OnePlus built up hype for a pair of $20 earbuds and it seems to have paid off -- the Bullets V2 are already out of stock. The earbuds are a successor to the company's 2014 Silver Bullets, which only cost $15.
Home Theater

Best Buy bets big on hi-res audio with over 250 listening stations nationwide

After debuting in 82 locations last year, Best Buy is rolling out more Sony-developed hi-res listening stations in Magnolia Home Theater locations across the nation for a total of more than 250.
Home Theater

How to master your equalizer for the perfect sound

You may know what an EQ is, but do you know how it works and what to do with it? We go through the basics of a graphic EQ and lay out some guidelines for how to achieve the sound you want from your devices.
Music

FCC pics offer a scoop on the Samsung Scoop, a portable Bluetooth speaker

FCC filings appear to have prematurely revealed the Scoop, a Samsung-made portable Bluetooth speaker with a built-in microphone. It's unclear just when it might hit retail shelves.
Web

Amazon will offer an Echo-exclusive music streaming plan for $4 or $5 a month

There are reports that Amazon is prepping a music streaming service to compete with Apple Music and Spotify, and the company's internet-connected Echo speaker seems to be central to its plans.
Music

Amazon’s music streaming service may be a lot cheaper than Spotify

Possibly ideal for Amazon customers that are also Spotify subscribers, the online retailer may debut a less expensive music streaming service for anyone that's purchased an Amazon Echo device.
Home Theater

LG unveils three new speakers, each offering 360 degrees of sound

Looking for a Bluetooth speaker with a sense of style? It might be worth waiting until the fall, when LG will drop three new models, all featuring 360-degree audio and bold designs.
Cool Tech

Trance music hides secret messages in new encryption technique

Next time you find yourself dancing to trance music in a club, listen carefully to the tempo -- it may be sending you a message. It's not speaking to your heart; it actually is a new form of cryptography called "StegIbiza."
Home Theater

Linner earbuds aim to offer active noise cancellation without the high price tag

New acoustic tech startup Linner will soon launch what it calls the world's lightest earbuds to feature active noise cancellation, and that's not the only trick it has up its sleeve.
Mobile

Samsung is shutting down Milk Music (updated)

Samsung plans to shutter its two-year-old freemium music service, Milk Music, which was originally intended to serve as a chief competitor to Pandora. That turned out to be something of a pipe dream.
Music

5 new songs you need to stream: Rufus Wainwright, Clearance, 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: