Home Theater
Movies & TV

DirecTV ramps up for the 4K revolution, slates live broadcasts for ‘early next year’

As 4K Ultra HD TVs find their way into more homes, DirecTV has plans to make 4K content more accessible. The company has confirmed that it plans to launch a live 4K service in early 2016 and is currently testing sports transmissions.
Music

SNL was right: Adele is, hands down, the biggest pop star in the world

Adele is far and away the biggest thing in pop music, with her latest album 25 becoming the biggest debut in the history of the charts, immediately making her the year's top-selling artist.
Smart Home

Amazon’s new Fire TV can control your smart home, just like the Echo

Amazon's 4K Fire TV works with Alexa, and she can now help control your smart home. That means you can ask her to turn on your Philips Hue lights with the remote, and she'll listen.
Music

Coldplay goes primal in incredible new chimp-themed music video

Coldplay become CGI chimps in the British alt rockers' latest music video, thanks to the help of none other than performance-capture master Andy Serkis. The track is the first single from the band’s upcoming seventh record, A Head Full of…
Movies & TV

US Amazon Prime members get first look at the Transparent season 2 premiere today

No more waiting for the Transparent season 2 premiere! Fans in the U.S. will be able to watch the episode on Amazon Prime starting today at 8 pm ET.The full second season will be released on December 11 in the U.S., the U.K., Germany, and…
Movies & TV

Could Showtime resurrect Dexter?

David Nevins, head of Showtime, teased fans that there could possibly be a chance to resurrect popular show Dexter, giving viewers hope of some much-needed closure for their favorite vigilante killer.
Movies & TV

Director Alex Proyas, Lionsgate apologize for lack of diversity on Gods of Egypt

Lionsgate and director Alex Proyas have apologized for lack of diversity on the upcoming Gods of Egypt film. The fantasy featuring depictions of ancient Egyptian deities is planned to premiere February 26, 2016 in theaters. 
Home Theater

LG Music Flow takes aim at Sonos, but just misses the target

LG has cooked up its own version of multiroom audio called Music Flow. An ambitious, near-comprehensive effort with multiple speakers across the size spectrum, LG’s system is feature-packed, and affordable. But is this the multiroom setup…
Smart Home

‘How do you boil an egg?’ Why everyone’s asking Alexa, and the complicated answer

People ask Alexa -- Amazon Echo's personal assistant -- all kinds of crazy questions, but the most common cooking question seems easy at first: "How do you boil an egg?" The answer is actually pretty complicated.
Movies & TV

Rave, Reich, and Roll: Exploring the dark themes in ‘The Man in the High Castle’

Digital Trends sat down with key members of The Man in the High Castle cast at the New York Comic Con to discuss how best to watch the show, its deepening cultural impact, and what its future may hold.
Music

Former RHCP guitarist John Frusciante releases six songs for free

John Frusciante, rocker and experimental musician, has released two groups of songs and four other single tracks for free on his Soundcloud and Bandcamp. Most of the songs were not intended for commercial release. 
Movies & TV

We love us some duck face — Zoolander 2 trailer breaks record for Paramount

Paramount has confirmed that the trailer for Zoolander 2 has broken record, achieving the most views in the first week of release for a comedy, knocking off previous record-holder, Dumb and Dumber Too