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Tidal launches Circles, a social network for musicians

Tidal says it's welcoming select artists to use Tidal Circles, a new social network built into the Tidal streaming service.
The search box on the ESPN app.

The upcoming sports streaming service is a textbook case of a ‘trollout’

Information about a major new sports streaming service continues to be released in dribs and drabs, which doesn't really help anyone.
TCL X11H Max MicroLED TV.

TCL’s bonkers China-only microLED TV is as tall as Darth Vader

TCL has started selling a massive, 163-inch microLED TV that can achieve 10,000 nits of peak brightness.
LG StanbyMe Speaker attached to a StanbyMe TV.

LG’s pill-shaped Bluetooth speaker doubles as a soundbar

LG's StanbyMe Speaker is designed to work as a portable Bluetooth speaker as well as a companion soundbar for the company's StandbyMe display.
The Q Acoustics 5050 floorstanding speakers in oak.

Q Acoustics’ new 5050 floorstanding speakers are built to fill big rooms with sound

British speaker maker Q Acoustics today launched its new 5050 floorstanding passive speaker, which is the largest in its 5000 series speaker range.
Samsung HW-Q990D Dolby Atmos Soundbar.

Samsung launches its flagship Dolby Atmos soundbar with discounted prices

Samsung's 2024 HW-Q990D Dolby Atmos soundbar has been priced at $2,000, but early discounts bring that down considerably.
Sling Arcade on Sling TV.

Sling TV adds arcade games on Fire TV and Android TV

You can now play arcade games on Sling TV in full-screen — or side by side with whatever you happen to be watching.
Pioneer VSX-535 AV receiver.

Pioneer’s latest budget-friendly Dolby Atmos AV receivers start at $379

Pioneer has announced two new Dolby Atmos AV receivers – the 7.2 VSX-835 and the 5.2 VSX-535.
SkullCandy EcoBuds connected to a phone.

Skullcandy’s latest wireless buds charge from your phone

Skullcandy's EcoBuds are designed to be more sustainable by eliminating the charging case's internal battery in favor of the one in your phone.
Sonos Era 100, close up on logo.

Sonos CEO says new product still on track for release by end of June

A new Sonos product — possibly headphones — is still on track for release between April and June in the company's fiscal third quarter.
The Belkin iPhone Mount with MagSafe for Apple TV 4K.

Belkin drops a $50 mount for iPhone video calls on Apple TV 4K

Using your iPhone for video calls with Apple TV 4K will be a good bit easier thanks to a new $50 MagSafe mount from Belkin.
Tidal app for iOS on an iPhone 14 showing now playing screen with Max quality track.

Tidal has rolled all of its premium features into its $11 per month plan

Tidal is consolidating all of its premium features like hi-res an Dolby Atmos under a single, $11 per month plan.
The Displace Mini TV on a refrigerator.

Suction-cup TVs, Rick Rubin is afraid of Bluetooth, and more AV news you missed

Would you put an expensive TV on ... anything ... using suction cups? And is legendary producer Rick Rubin really using $50 air tube earbuds?
Audiobooks on Spotify on an iPhone.

Spotify adds a paid audiobook option to its free tier

Those who stick with the free tier of Spotify can now buy access to audiobooks, with 15 hours available for $10 a month.
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How LG’s OLED Art movement is inspiring and redefining the digital canvas

Learn how LG OLED Art and renowned artist Shepard Fairey have teamed up to reinvent the digital canvas at Frieze LA 2024. The artwork is a sight to behold.
Sports on Paramount Plus.

Paramount serves ‘true sports fans,’ CEO says

Paramount CEO Bob Bakish doesn't appear to be threatened by the upcoming sports streaming service led by three competitors.
Screengrabs from Spotify's Song Psychic feature.

Spotify’s Song Psychic feature is like a Magic 8 Ball for music

Spotify's new Song Psychic feature hopes to answer some of life's burning questions while suggesting music as answers.
The 2024 LG QNED90T 4K mini-LED TV.

LG’s lineup of 2024 QNED TVs now up for preorder starting at just $850

LG announced pricing and availability for it its lineup of 2024 QNED LED and mini-LED TVs and opened them up for preorders.
The LG SG10TY soundbar.

LG’s OLED Evo-tailored soundbar is available for preorder for $800

Today LG announced that it's latest soundbar, the SG10TY that is meant to pair with its 2024 crop of OLED evo G4 TVs, is available for preorder for $800.
The new Tubi logo.

Tubi’s rebrand looks to pull you further down the content rabbit hole

Tubi has a new look and feel as it continues to take over the free advertising-based streaming world.
2024 LG OLED evo G4 TV.

LG’s 2024 OLED evo TVs available for preorder and start at $1,500

LG has released preorder pricing for its 2024 OLED evo G4 and C4 series TVs.
Close up of Sonos logo on a Sonos Arc soundbar.

Sonos’ $449 Wi-Fi headphones delayed by software bug

Sonos' widely expected wireless headphones appear to have hit a production snag.
Panasonic DMP-BD91 BD blu-ray player tray

Next-gen optical disc can store over 14,000 4K movies

New technology developed by Chinese scientists delivers 4,000 times as much data density as a Blu-ray disc.
Warner Bros. Discovery President and CEO David Zaslav.

New streaming service looks to end endless Googling for sports

The upcoming sports streaming service from Disney, Fox, and Warner Bros. Discovery hopes to keep you from having to Google where a game is ever again.
The front of the Kanto Audio REN powered speaker.

Kanto’s new Ren active speakers with HDMI take aim at your TV room

Kanto Audio has announced yet another set of active bookshelf speakers, the Ren. But this time, the company has added HDMI ARC for TV connectivity.
Zee Family on YouTube TV.

YouTube TV just added a huge new add-on for $15 a month

With more than a dozen channels available for $15 a month, Zee Family looks to expand the reach of YouTube TV even more.
FuboTV app icon on Apple TV.

The [redacted] bits are the best part of Fubo’s sports streamer lawsuit

Fubo alleges illegal business practices kept it from being able to compete with the likes of YouTube TV and others. But the lawsuit keeps the details a secret.
The KEF KC92 subwoofer.

KEF just let the dogs out with its new KC92 and Kube MIE subwoofers

British speaker manufacturer KEF today announced five new subwoofers: the KC92 and a lineup of four new Kube MIE subs ranging from 8 to 15 inches.
Apple Music Replay screenshots via Apple.

Apple Music just got a cool feature you won’t find on Spotify

You no longer need to wait until the end of the year to experience Apple Music Replay. The feature that tracks your listening habits is now offered monthly.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro.

Samsung adding Auracast and 360 Audio to more TVs, phones, and earbuds

Samsung is expanding the capability of its phones, tablets, TVs, and earbuds, adding Auracast, 360 Audio, and fast switching.
The Vizio SmartCast homescreen.

Walmart buys Vizio — and its ad and data business — for $2.3 billion

The rumors were true. Walmart is scooping up TV maker Vizio for $2.3 billion in stock — and with it, Vizio's strong advertising and data business.
Lionel Messi seen on a promo for MLS Season Pass on a TV.

Apple reportedly had 2 million subscribers to MLS Season Pass in 2023

Apple doesn't release numbers itself, but the Sports Business Journal reports that MLS Season Pass finished 2023 with a total of 2 million subscribers.
The previous channel feature on YouTube TV on a TV.

This long-awaited YouTube TV feature is a channel-flipper’s dream

In testing for some time, YouTube TV appears to have flipped the switch on a feature that makes it easy to flip back and forth between two channels.
Event listing for Chappel Roan on Spotify, seen on an iPhone.

Spotify just made live music a little bit better

Bandsintown is one of the best ways to see who's playing where, and when, and it's now tied directly into Spotify.