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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Movies & TV

James Cameron reveals plans for a fifth Avatar movie at CinemaCon

Today at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, filmmaker James Cameron announced plans for yet another addition to his daring Avatar franchise, which is set to be released around Christmas of 2023.
Movies & TV

HBO unwraps three intimate new scenes from Game of Thrones season 6

HBO stokes the Game of Thrones flames with three intimate new clips from the mysterious sixth season. The scenes include looks at Cersei and Jaime Lannister, Sansa Stark and Reek/Theon Greyjoy, and Daenerys Targaryen.
Home Theater

10 gorgeous turntables under $500 that will spin your stacks of wax in style

Vinyl records are awesome, but they're also finicky. To get the best out of your stacks of wax, it's best to play them on a quality turntable, but you don't have to lay down a small fortune to get one. Here are our top ten turntable picks…
Movies & TV

Between the Streams podcast: Rogue One, Hardcore Henry, Charlize Theron, and more

Between the Streams, DT’s entertainment show/podcast, is your guide to all of the latest (and dumbest) developments in TV and movies. This week: the Rogue One trailer, Hardcore Henry opens, Charlize Theron joins Fast 8, and so…
Product Review

Parrot Zik 3 Review

The only thing Parrot's crazy advanced Zik 3 wireless headphones don't do is fly.
Home Theater

Got a new 4K UHD TV? Here’s where to go to start watching the best 4K content right now

Searching for content for your new 4K UHD TV? Look no further. We’ve got every major source for you right here, including cost, hardware requirements, and more.
Movies & TV

Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie bring sizzling spy series to the U.S. this month

Brilliant British actors Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston have teamed up in a new spy-thriller mini-series, The Night Manager. After a smashing debut in the U.K., the BBC-AMC series makes its way to the U.S. April 19.
Music

T-Mobile’s free streaming plans top 100 partners with Amazon Music, ESPN, and more

T-Mobile's controversial but extremely popular Binge On and Music Freedom streaming plans have added several new services, including Nickelodeon, Spike, and TV Land, as well as audio streamers Amazon Music and ESPN Radio -- 16 new partners…
Home Theater

Hulu's Casual, Difficult People, and East Los High get summer premiere dates

Hulu rolls out the lineup for three of its most popular original series this summer, including the second seasons of comedies Casual and Difficult People, as well as the fourth run of teen drama East Los High.
Movies & TV

BtS podcast: DC reshoots Suicide Squad, Danny McBride’s Vice Principals, and more

Between the Streams, DT’s entertainment show/podcast, is your guide to all of the latest (and dumbest) developments in TV and movies. This week: Suicide Squad gets reshot to add some fun, Danny McBride is a crazy vice principal…
Home Theater

Netflix Party lets you hate-watch Netflix with friends from afar

Netflix Party may not be life-changing, but for those looking to keep in touch with friends in the age of online sociability, this Chrome extension that lets you stream with friends from afar could be your next addiction.
Music

Spotify’s new Never Ending Story ad is utterly ’80s-tastic

Spotify enlists some old friends to turn the nostalgia to 11 for a new ad. The spot shows the original actor from The Never Ending Story all grown up and riding his awesome dragon-dog, Falkor, to the hit single from the movie.