Ryan Waniata

Ryan Waniata

Ryan Waniata is an audio engineer, musician, composer, and lover of all things tech, audio, and cinema. Hailing originally from Montana, Ryan received his bachelor degree from the University of Montana in composition and technology. He later studied audio engineering at the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in Tempe, AZ, then packed up for Nashville, where he spent a couple of years playing and recording music in various studios and local venues. Ryan now makes his home in Portland, OR. Feel free to contact him on twitter, or check in with him at Digital Trends to get the scoop on all the latest in tech, film, and music.
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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…
Home Theater

Spending $100 never sounded better than with 1More’s Triple Driver in-ear headphones 2:01

China-based 1More bursts onto the U.S. headphone scene with its new Triple Driver in-ear headphones, a hybrid pair of in-ears with a mix of balanced armature and dynamic drivers that look great, and sound even better -- for just…
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The best Super Bowl TV deals to snag a big screen for the big game

The arrival of the Super Bowl marks the beginning of a bonanza of deals on televisions. Here's our pick of the best bargains on the biggest and brightest 4K Ultra HD TVs around, along with hints on how patience can save you even more.
Movies & TV

See the dazzling full trailer for stop-motion film Kubo and the Two Strings 2:09

Laika Animation drops the latest trailer for its spectacular looking new fantasy adventure, Kubo and the Two Strings. The studio uses stop-motion animation mixed with CGI to create a gorgeous world in which to play.
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Showtime doubles down on Billions, orders season 2 after stellar premiere 2:20

Delightfully despicable new Showtime series, Billions, has already been renewed by Showtime for season 2. The show, starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis as wealthy adversaries, is the most viewed debut series ever for the…
Movies & TV

Which House holds your allegiance? New Game of Thrones promo wants to know

Game of Thrones plays the social media game with three clever new promos that give away nothing, but tease so much. Check out the dark clips for House Lannister, House Targaryen, and House Stark.
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Tom Cruise officially signs on for Universal’s The Mummy reboot

Universal lands Tom Cruise as the star of the studio's latest reboot of The Mummy. The studio is hoping Cruise and director Alex Kurtzman can help get its planned monster movie cinematic universe off the ground.
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Netflix announces plans for five new feature films ahead of Sundance

Netflix announces five new titles to add to its growing slate of original feature films. The new films span across genres, from thrillers to ghost stories, sci-fi adventures to sports tales.
Home Theater

These TVs prove you don't need a fortune for amazing quality

Check out our picks for the best TVs under $1,000 to enjoy top-shelf features like 3D, localized dimming and efficient LED backlighting without breaking the bank.
Home Theater

Netflix ends year with nearly 75M users, sets sights on conquering the world

Netflix drops its Q4 numbers, which show the company has reached just shy of the 75 million subscriber mark. While profits are down, Netflix impressed with its subscriber growth, while setting itself up for a big year by switching on 130…
Home Theater

VR puts your eyes in another world; Sennheiser Ambeo brings your ears along

We sat down with Dr. Andreas Sennheiser to find out more about Sennheiser's new 3D immersive sound system, Ambeo. From VR gaming to surround sound recording, and everything in between, this comprehensive new system is all about immersion.
Movies & TV

Anne Hathaway to produce and star in intriguing new alien comedy The Shower

Anne Hathaway is reportedly in final negotiations with Warner Bros. to produce and star in a new alien-based sci-fi comedy, The Shower. The film will be a comedic take on the alien invasion genre.