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Philips goes all in on 4K with new all-HDR 4K TV lineup and 4K UHD Blu-ray player

While 4K has certainly been on the rise, it seems that a lot of companies are committing to the format even more this year, including Phillips, who has announced an all-HDR 4K TV lineup as well as a compact new 4K UHD Blu-ray player.
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Sony piles on the boom with expanded Extra Bass speaker and headphone line

Sony takes a swipe at those who love the boom with its new Extra Bass lineup. COmprising portable speakers, headphones, and a full-on PA style club speaker, this new line is all about that bass and then some.
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ESS introduces a pair of new chipsets to bring audiophile gear up a notch

Chipsets from ESS Technology can be found inside some of the best audio hardware out there, including the most expensive headphones in the world, Sennheiser's Orpheus. Now the company has announced a pair of new chipsets for CES 2016.
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Hisense unveils next gen TVs at CES, from 720p to 4K Ultra HD

Hisense has unveiled its full lineup of TVs for 2016, and it is bringing more new models to market than ever before with 22 new models ranging from 720p to 4K,including its H9 and H10 curved ULED TVs.
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Dish’s HopperGo let’s you literally take DVR content anywhere, while Sling TV stays steady

Dish Network unveils its uber-powerful new DVR, the Hopper 3, as well as its new HopperGo, which lets users literally take DVR content anywhere on the planet. Meanwhile, Sling TV bores a bit with upgraded interface, ESPN3 addition.
Music

Watch ‘aspiring rapper’ Kanye West wow the American Idol judges

American Idol has released a video of Kanye West performing his 2005 hit single Gold Digger to the Idol judges in a skit. The reality singing competition begins its 15th and final season tomorrow night. 
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Sharp hits CES with a lineup of 25 TVs for 2016, all the way up to a 75-inch model

Many feared what would become of the Sharp name after Hisense acquired Sharp America in June 2015, but its TV 2016 lineup, which includes the flagship Aquos N9000 and a few Roku models, looks as good as ever.
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Justin Timberlake to record new songs for DreamWorks’ comedy Trolls

Multiplatinum singer and nine-time Grammy Award winner Justin Timberlake will write and perform several songs on the upcoming Trolls soundtrack. In addition to his executive music producing role, he will voice a character in the animated…
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Samsung drops more details on its 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player

At IFA in September, Samsung briefly teased the UBD-K8500, the first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player from the company, planned to launch in early 2016. Now, just in time for CES 2016, we finally have more details.
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Samsung cranks up the brightness on SUHD with an eye-searing new 2016 TV line

Samsung unveils its latest and greatest SUHD TVs at CES, including the flagship KS9500 with 1,000 scorching nits of HDR 4K Ultra HD resolution. The TVs also pack a host of new features, including a revamped smart hub, and smart home…
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Braven unleashes a monster of a Bluetooth speaker at CES with the BRV-XXL

Braven is known for building Bluetooth speakers that are built to take a beating, and the new BRV-XXL keeps that up with an aircraft-grade aluminum build and a design reminiscent of an actual tank.