Ted Kritsonis

Ted Kritsonis

A journalism grad-turned-veteran of the biz, Ted covers the tech world, and has written for a number of publications in Canada and the U.S. Ted loves hockey and history books, but also gets a kick out of saving people money through smarter tech buying decisions. Well-traveled, spoken, and a nice in a Canadian way, Ted lives and breathes Toronto, but doesn't always write from there.
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Red shipping 4K Redray media player, launches iOS remote app

Is your fancy new 4K Ultra HD TV all dressed up with nowhere to go? Well now the Redray 4K media player is available to serve up your lonely 4K TV with some sweet 4K content, assuming you can track some down.
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Apple TV plays catch-up, adds HBO Go and WatchESPN apps

It took a long time, but the Apple TV has finally added both HBO Go and WatchESPN apps to the streaming box’s content lineup, closing the gap as they’ve been available on iOS for some time.

Intel takes another step towards streaming service

Intel is looking to enter the streaming media market in a big way by launching its own set top box and streaming service later this year to compete with existing streaming services, all of whom are battling each other for content and…
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DreamWorks strikes deal with Netflix, new shows start next year

DreamWorks has struck a multi-year deal with Netflix to supply a number of shows and movies to the streaming service, plus a commitment to produce 300 hours of original content with the first shows to go live next year.

Turtle Beach unveils new headphones, ventures over to the Mac

Noted gaming headphones manufacturer, Turtle Beach, has been active at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, announcing a slew of new models and venturing into somewhat new territory to boot.
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FixYa report compares the best and worst celebrity headphones

FixYa has released a report that compared the top celebrity-branded headphones in an effort to highlight which ones made the grade and which ones were deemed by users to be gimmicky and substandard.
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Pandora now streaming to game consoles, TVs to follow

Pandora launched a new platform it calls tv.pandora.com to open up streaming on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 game consoles, but with an eventual focus on making the popular music streaming service available on TVs and set top boxes.
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Tivoli teams up with Coach on leather-bound radio

Tivoli Audio has looked to fashion icon Coach for a limited-edition version of its PAL BT Bluetooth radio that is wrapped in leather or lizard print, and comes with a price tag to match.
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Arrested Development fan recuts Season 4, changes chronological order

Arrested Development fans can be rabidly loyal, so much so that one industrious fan named mophinapg on Reddit took to re-editing all of Season 4 to change the chronological order and offer it to everyone on a silver platter.
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Marantz to launch three new SR-series receivers this month

Marantz will be launching three new AV receivers in its SR series this month, adding some features and upgrades from the previous iteration, including a bump up in sound.
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Samsung TVs to add Intel WiDi for wireless streaming from PCs

Windows PCs running Intel’s latest processors with WiDi (Wireless Display) built-in will be able to stream content directly to Samsung TVs, which will support the technology, the two companies announced.
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Amazon and Viacom strike deal to bring more exclusive content to Prime Instant Video

In a statement issued on Amazon’s website today, founder and CEO Jeff Bezos outlined an agreement between his company and Viacom that would see 3,900 TV episodes from Nick Jr., Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central come to Prime Instant…