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Movies & TV

'Stranger Things' adds an 'alternative girl' for season 3

With a sophomore season as strong as its first, Stranger Things is now moving on to season 3. Here's everything we've learned so far about the Netflix series' upcoming third season.
Movies & TV

How the ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ FX team crafted its skin-crawling villain

Learn how the visual effects artists for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' brought the villainous Supreme Leader Snoke to life, crafted the saga's quietest collision, and earned the film an Oscar nomination.
Home Theater

Wireless headphones are finally awesome, and these are our favorites

Between sleek form factors, prime audio quality, and the freedom of untethered listening, there has never been a better time to pick up a pair of wireless headphones. To help make your search easier, we've put together a list of the best…
Home Theater

Outfit your living room for surround sound bliss with ELAC’s new Debut 2.0 line

With nine different models, ELAC's new Debut 2.0 line of home speakers can equip a living room for full surround sound, including support for Dolby Atmos, and they're going on sale later this month.
Product Review

Taste the 4K HDR rainbow with BenQ's colorful (and affordable) HT2550 projector

The BenQ HT2550 promises cinematic 4K HDR experience for your home, but can it deliver? We explore whether this $1500 projector is the right choice for your home theater upgrade.
Smart Home

Harman Kardon’s Alexa-enabled Astra speaker is its answer to the HomePod

At Mobile World Congress 2018, Harman International debuted the Harman Kardon Astra in partnership with Brightstar. The intelligent speaker comes with Amazon Alexa Voice Services built into the device.
Movies & TV

Where Baby Groot’s dance moves came from, and other FX secrets from ‘Guardians 2’

The groundbreaking visual effects that earned Marvel Studios sequel 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' an Oscar nomination were the product of some seriously complex mathematics and some fancy dance moves.
Home Theater

Sonos is the king of multiroom audio, but this Canadian upstart plans a coup

How do you challenge Sonos for the top spot in wireless home audio? Bluesound does it with NAD and PSB components plus support for high-res music. Is it enough? We put them head-to-head to find out.
Movies & TV

Amazon now lets you buy UFC pay-per-view events — no Prime necessary

In a move that sees it moving closer to becoming a viable alternative to a traditional cable subscription, Amazon is now selling UFC pay-per-views, and you don't even need a Prime subscription.
Home Theater

These top-line smart speakers conduct the most sophisticated symphony: Your life

Stuck talking to yourself? Get an A.I. assistant to keep you company! Whether you put your stock in Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri, we've picked out the best smart speaker for any smart home ecosystem.
Home Theater

OLED vs. LED: Which is the better TV technology?

The acronyms OLED and LED sound and look very similar, but the two technologies are vastly different in terms of engineering, performance, and capabilities. Which technology wins when you pit OLED vs. LED in a TV?
Movies & TV

When a movie isn’t enough, the best shows on Netflix will keep you busy for days

Looking for a new show to binge? Lucky for you, we've curated a list of the best shows on Netflix, whether you're a fan of outlandish anime, dramatic period pieces, or shows that leave you questioning what lies beyond.