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Shake your walls with Fluance's new flagship subwoofer, the DB12

On Thursday, Fluance announced its new flagship DB12 Powered Subwoofer, the follow-up to the DB10 the company released late last year.
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Transparent Oneclassic Wireless Hi-Fi speakers offer more than meets the eye

The Oneclassic Wireless Hi-Fi aren't only completely see-through, but also claim to offer sound quality rivaling $200,000 systems for $2,000.
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Denon's sleek HEOS AVR is coming in April for $1,000

On Thursday, Denon announced that the HEOS AVR, the latest addition to its family of wireless multiroom audio products, will arrive in April.
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Pyle’s new Bluetooth Vertical Turntable can play digital music, as well as vinyl

Pyle USA has announced its new Bluetooth Vertical Turntable, which combines classic styling with the ability to play digital music.
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Lawsuit alleges Bose backed Doppler Labs to gain access to its tech

A lawsuit filed by Doppler Labs claims that Bose backed the Kickstarter for its Here One earphones in order to get a look at its tech.
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Wrensilva Loft record console can play your vinyl and stream digital music

Wrensilva has announced its latest classic-style record console, the Loft, featuring Wi-Fi connectivity and Sonos compatibility.
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PlayStation Vue's multi-view feature lets you watch three channels at once

On Monday, Sony announced a new multi-view feature for PlayStation Vue, letting viewers watch up to three channels at once on a single screen.
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Phiaton adds stylish color options to two wireless headphone models

On Monday, Phiaton unveiled two new color options each for its BT 460 wireless headphones and its BT 100 NC noise-canceling earphones.
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Sonos TruePlay: Our first take

TruePlay is now available for all Sonos speakers, including the Playbar, making it a viable option for home theater as well as music.
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B&O Play’s new Beolit 17 is a sleek-looking portable powerhouse of a speaker

Bang & Olufsen's B&O Play brand debuted its latest portable speaker, the Beolit 17, which also happens to be its most powerful.
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Sling TV ups its game, adds NBC Regional Sports Networks just in time for baseball

Sling TV has announced that it will add channels from NBC Regional Sports Networks in time for the opening day of MLB's 2017 season.
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Grace Digital’s Mondo+ is the first internet radio featuring Chromecast built-in

Grace Digital announced its Mondo+ internet radio, the world's first to offer Chromecast built-in, including voice control.
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Acquisition sees Denon, Marantz, joining Polk Audio parent company Sound United

On Wednesday, Polk Audio and Definitive Technology parent Sound United announced it has acquired D+M Group, owner of Denon and Marantz.
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Think turntables have gotten boring? This one will change your mind

Using a cleverly hidden tonearm, Miniot's Wheel is a turntable that doesn't look like any turntable you've ever seen before.
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Vizio debuts 2017 SmartCast E-Series TVs, available in up to 80-inch screen sizes

On Tuesday, Vizio announced its 2017 SmartCast E-Series TV line, which ranges from a 32-inch HD model to an 80-inch monster.

YouTube adds live TV streaming to its arsenal with new subscription service

YouTube has finally unveiled its long-awaited live TV streaming service, dubbed YouTube TV. Itwill soon launch for $35 per month.
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Yamaha announces it is bringing Alexa voice control to its MusicCast products

Yamaha announced on Monday that starting this fall, it is bringing Amazon Alexa-powered voice control to its line of MusicCast products.

Comcast and Google are bringing YouTube to Xfinity X1 subscribers

On Monday, Comcast and Google announced that YouTube will is coming this year for subscribers of Comcast's Xfinity X1 service.
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Change to Dolby Vision HDR means it may come to a wider range of equipment

Dolby Vision is now available in software form, meaning it could come to an even wider range of hardware than the competing HDR10 standard.
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Sling TV just got even more affordable with new discounts on some Extra packages

Sling TV is now offering its Kids Extra, Lifestyle Plus Extra, Comedy Plus Extra, and News Extra for $10 per month — half the original price.
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LG ships 2017 TVs early this year, prices OLED and Super UHD TV lineup

Now we finally know when you'll be able to bring LG's 2017 OLED and Super UHD TVs home, as well as how much they will cost you.
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FCC filings reveal that Google is working on a 4K wireless Fiber TV box

Recent FCC filings point to a 4K wireless TV box, rumored since November, on the way for Google Fiber customers using its TV service.
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LG’s WebOS 3.5 smart TV platform is the first to be certified by UL as secure

LG announced on Tuesday that its WebOS 3.5 is the first smart TV platform to be certified by UL's 2900-1 Cybersecurity Assurance Program.
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Sonos Playbase could be the company's next 'big' thing, leak reveals

Leaked images as well as retail information and FCC filings all point to the Sonos Playbase being the company's next major product release.
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Apple is reportedly testing the next-gen Apple TV featuring 4K, possibly HDR

Apple is reportedly working on a fifth-generation model of its Apple TV set-top box, complete with support for 4K Ultra HD resolution.
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Universal Music Group is the latest company to offer music in hi-res MQA format

Universal Music Group and MQA have signed a multi-year deal to offer music from UMG's massive catalog in the MQA hi-res audio format.
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Denon’s latest sport in-ears will stop your New Year fitness regime from slipping

Denon's new AH-C160W sport in-ears promise strong Bluetooth signal and a tough build alongside the audio quality the company is known for.
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Work of art? Nope – this is Caavo’s $400 set-top box

The Caavo aims to unify all of your streaming devices and even cable box via one simple interface, controlled by a voice-powered remote.
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Dish announces it will air BBC’s ‘Planet Earth II’ live in 4K Ultra HD

Dish Network announced that it will air the upcoming Planet Earth II live in 4K, and is also giving customers a free preview of BBC America.
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Fluance’s AB40 Soundbase packs entire home theater system into a single box

The new AB40 High-Performance Soundbase by Fluance aims to provide cinema-quality sound in your living room, all from a single unit.
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VocoPro’s HD-Oke soundbar add-on will have karaoke lovers singing its praises

VocoPro's HD-Oke is an add-on device for your soundbar or A/V receiver that turns it into a full-featured karaoke machine.
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CenturyLink could launch a live TV streaming service as soon as April

CenturyLink is currently testing an OTT streaming service as a replacement for its Prism IPTV service, and it could launch as soon as April.
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Sling TV is turning 2, and celebrating with a free preview weekend

In honor of its second birthday, Sling TV announced a free weekend-long trial of its Orange service, plus free HBO and Starz previews later.
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Are your headphones always running out of juice? This charging case can help

PolarPro's WAVe case keeps your favorite headphones protected and fully charged at all times, thanks to a built-in battery.