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Dolby Atmos audiobooks on Audible.

Audible brings immersive Dolby Atmos to its audiobooks

The popular spatial audio format for movies and music arrives on audiobooks for Audible subscribers.
Friday Night Baseball on Apple TV+.

Apple’s Friday Night Baseball now requires an Apple TV+ subscription

Friday Night Baseball is set to return to Apple TV+ — but this year, you'll need a subscription to watch.
LG SC9 soundbar in a product lifestyle image.

LG’s 2023 SC9 and SE6 soundbars are now available

The 2023 LG SC9 and SE6 soundbars are now available at $999 and $450, respectively.
Amazon Fire TV Omni QLED Series TV.

Amazon celebrates 200 million Fire TV devices by launching more

Amazon is celebrating having sold 200 million Fire TV devices by launching new televisions at both the high and low ends of the Fire TV lineup.
FuboTV app icon on Apple TV.

FuboTV is now just … Fubo

FuboTV has simplified its name to what many have been calling it all this time — Fubo.
The Jabra Elite 4 true wireless earbuds.

Jabra’s $100 Elite 4 are its most affordable ANC earbuds yet

Two years on, Jabra brings the Bluetooth multipoint connectivity that can be found on some of its higher-end earbuds to the more affordable Elite 4s,
Leaked images of the purported Sony WF-1000XM5 wireless earbuds.

Leaked images suggests Sony WF-1000XM5 will be smaller, rounder

Leaked photos of what might be Sony's next flagship wireless earbuds show a design that fixes one of the WF-1000XM4's biggest problems.
Sonos Era 300.

Why Sonos Era 300 buyers should switch to Amazon Music

Sonos' newest speaker can deliver Dolby Atmos and hi-res audio, but only one streaming music service offers both formats.
Samsung 2023 S95C (left) and S90C QD-OLED TVs.

Samsung confirms its 2023 QD-OLED TVs start at just $1,900, are available now

Samsung has finally provided pricing and availability on its full 2023 QD-OLED TV lineup, including its most affordable S90C models.
YouTube TV on Roku.

YouTube TV increases its monthly prices by $8 – is now the time to switch?

YouTube TV has issued its first price increase since 2020, pushing the cost of a monthly subscription to $73.
Ikea Vappeby Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker in black.

This tiny Ikea waterproof Bluetooth speaker is just $15

Ikea has a reputation for affordably priced products. but this tiny speaker is crazy cheap at just $15.
An example of YouTube TV's multiview feature.

YouTube TV rolls out multiview: watch up to 4 NCAA games at once

Just in time for March Madness, YouTube TV is launching a multiview experience that lets viewers watch up to four NCAA games at the same time.
Pioneer Elite VSX-LX805 AVR with a TV.

Pioneer Elite’s latest flagship AVR is jammed with new audio tech

The Pioneer Elite VSX-LX805 is Pioneer's latest flagship network audio video receiver that promises big power, audiophile sound, and Dirac room correction.
Electrohome Archer Vinyl Record Player needle

Vinyl records outsell CDs for first time in 35 years

Vinyl albums have been making a comeback in recent years, and new data shows that for the first time since 1987 they’ve outsold CDs in the U.S. market.
Sonos Era 300 close-up of Bluetooth button.

Bluetooth on Sonos’ new Era speakers isn’t what you think – it’s better

The Sonos Era 100 and 300 might be the company's first in-home speakers to offer Bluetooth, but they don't work like Sonos' first Bluetooth speaker.
Roku Select Series television.

The first Roku-made televisions are now available at Best Buy

The Roku Select Series and Roku Plus Series televisions are the first to be made by the streaming veteran under its own name.
Apple Music Classical is a standalone app for classical music fans.

Apple Music launches standalone app for classical music

Classical music fans will soon get their own app for accessing the Apple Music service.
Hulu app icon on Roku.

Hulu Live loses Sinclair-owned ABC affiliates

If you have Hulu With Live TV and live in a town that has a Sinclair-owned ABC affiliate, the latter is now missing from the former due to a contract dispute.
The new Spotify home screen.

Spotify gets first major redesign in 10 years with TikTok-like scroll

Spotify today announced its first major redesign in a decade, bringing a more discovery-focused UI reminiscent of social platforms like TikTok and Instagram.
Sonos TruePlay settings.

The Sonos Era speakers solve a major problem for Android users

The Sonos Era 100 and Era 300 speakers are the first to employ Trueplay customization on the speakers themselves and no longer require the use of a smartphone.
Sonos Era 300 and Era 100 side by side.

Sonos’ new Era 100 and Era 300 wireless speakers go all-in on spatial audio and Bluetooth

Sonos has officially unveiled its new Era 100 and Era 300 wireless smart speakers, its first home products with Bluetooth.
A Sonos email touting an upcoming launch.

Sonos teases upcoming launch of the Era generation

Sonos has sent out a marketing email teasing the next era of its popular wireless speakers.
Example of screen burn-in on an OLED TV.

Does QD-OLED have a burn-in problem?

Samsung has thrown a lot of shade at LG's OLED TVs over the years over potential burn-in problems. Have the tables finally turned?
The LG XBoom X7.

LG’s new XBoom XL7 and XL5 speakers offer a portable sound and light show

LG has announced two new party speakers in its XBoom lineup, the XL and XL7, each with big bass, karaoke features, and fun LED light show functions.
Sony WF-1000XM4

Bluetooth Multipoint finally arrives on Sony’s best wireless earbuds

Sony finally adds simultaneous device use to the WF-1000XM4 after originally saying the feature would be added in November 2022.
Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-1600SW seen with other Reference Premiere speakers.

Klipsch’s new Reference Premiere subwoofers kick some serious bass

Fans of Klipsch's Reference Premiere speakers now have a family of powered subwoofers to choose from, with up to 1600 watts of peak power.
Skullcandy x Burton Crusher Evo worn by Anna Gasser.

Skullcandy and legendary snowboard brand Burton launch new collaboration

Skullcandy has created a limited-edition set of headphones and earbuds featuring graphic elements from Burton.
LG G3 OLED evo 4K TV seen wall-mounted.

LG releases 2023 OLED TV prices: evo G3 starts at $2,500, preorders start March 6

LG's 2023 OLED TV lineup has been fully priced, with its flagship G3 4K OLED starting at $2,500.
PSB M4U8 wireless headphones.

The first wireless hi-res headphones with UWB will arrive in 2024

A new partnership between PSB Speakers, MQA, and Sonical will bring the first UWB-enabled wireless headphones, beating the sound quality of Bluetooth.
The open Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro case, showing the earbud placement.

Shiny Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro come inside their own Space Capsule

Xiaomi's new Buds 4 Pro true wireless earbuds come in a very shiny, very unusual case the company calls a Space Capsule. Here's more on what you'll find inside.
MLS Season Pass on a TV.

Watch every MLS game for free this weekend on Apple TV

The first 14 games of the 2023 MLS season are available for free on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV.
Spotify app icon on iPhone.

Spotify’s new AI-driven DJ spins tracks just for you

Spotify is rolling out a new feature that gives you an AI-based DJ to introduce and comment on your music.
A man with a cochlear hearing implant listens to TV audio.

Amazon Fire TVs can stream directly to hearing implants

Select Fire TV models can now stream audio directly to Bluetooth-enabled cochlear hearing implants, eliminating the need for extra devices.
The Definitive Technology Dymension Series DM70 tower speaker.

Definitive Technology’s new speakers bring the boom from another Dymension

Definitive Technology's new Dymension Series speakers bring the boom with seriously powered subwoofers and its patented bipolar array for immersive sound.