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New trio of Blue headphones feature built-in amps for audiophile sound on the go

Following up on what it started with the Mo-Fi, Blue has unveiled a trio of new headphones with built-in amplifiers in the Ella, Sadie, and Satellite.
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GoldenEar shows off its new Triton Reference flagship loudspeaker

Looking to outdo its previous flagship, the Triton One, GoldenEar is debuting its Triton Reference flagship loudspeaker at CES 2017.
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LG’s SJ9 Dolby Atmos soundbar packs a big audio punch in a small package

It wasn’t too long ago that soundbars struggled with even basic surround sound, but the tech has improved, and now LG is debuting a Dolby Atmos soundbar.
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LG OLEDs still reign supreme, but its SUHD LCDs got a major update this year

LG is debuting its SJ9500 Super UHD TV at CES 2017. It uses Nano Dot technology to provide what the company says is its best 4K LCD picture quality ever.
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Sony adds new headphones, speakers to its Extra Bass family of products at CES

Sony has expanded its Extra Bass line of headphones and portable speakers with several new products, including a new pair of noise-canceling headphones.
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Hulu could take fight to rivals with sub-$40 monthly charge for live TV streaming

Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins says the company’s upcoming live TV streaming service will cost less than $40 a month. The streamer also snagged a deal with CBS.
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2017 is the year that Dolby Vision comes to Ultra HD Blu-ray

While Dolby Vision has been available via streaming for a while, it hasn’t been available on Ultra HD Blu-ray discs or players, but that’s about to change.
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Braven dives headlong into headphones with wireless, sport-focused in-ears

While Braven has released more than its fair share of audio products, it only just now released its first wireless sport in-ear headphones at CES 2017.
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Hisense rolls into CES with a bounty of TVs, including a quantum dot model

Hisense arrived at CES in full force this year, debuting a TV lineup that includes a quantum dot TV and HDR ultra-short throw projector.
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Monster teases true wireless earbuds powered by new AirLink tech

True wireless technology is all the rage in headphones, and Monster is jumping onboard at CES with new headphones and true wireless earbuds.
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Technics' latest speakers promise crystal-clear sound, amazing stereo imaging

Technics has been on a hot streak recently, and the company seems keen on keeping it up with its new Grand Class SB-G90 Speaker System, debuting at CES.
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Latest version of HDMI comes packing support for 8K resolution and Dynamic HDR

HDMI is more than just a type of cable, and the latest version of the specification has been unveiled, bringing support for 8K resolution and Dynamic HDR.
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Mohu's Airwave promises the best of over-the-air and streaming TV

Aiming to bring free TV to cord-cutters everywhere, Mohu has announced the Airwave, which adds over-the-air TV channels to your favorite streaming hardware.
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PKparis debuts its K'asq Sport true wireless earbuds at CES 2017

PKparis debuted its K'asq true wireless headphones in June, and now it is following up with the K'asq Sport, meant for those who like to stay active.
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Earin teases its new M2 true wireless earbuds at CES 2017

Earin, one of the first companies to begin selling true wireless earbuds, is debuting its latest model at CES 2017, the impressive-looking M2.

Dish serving up multiroom audio powered by DTS Play-Fi to its Hopper DVRs

Dish has continued to add feature after feature to its latest Hopper DVR models, and now they’re getting multiroom audio with the addition of DTS Play-Fi.
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Amazon introduces new Fire TV Edition line of budget-priced TVs at CES

Amazon and Roku have been battling it out with their streaming boxes for some time, but Amazon has moved in on Roku’s turf with its Fire TV Edition line.
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Dish’s AirTV Player might be the best streaming box for cord cutters yet

Details of Dish’s AirTV Player leaked last month, but now the company has officially unveiled the device, which combines over-the-air TV and streaming.
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Roku TVs are gaining momentum, and the company has no plans to slow down

Roku announced that one out of every eight smart TVs sold in the United States is a Roku TV, and it plans to increase that number in 2017.
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Samsung will debut a wireless speaker, soundbar, and UHD Blu-ray player at CES

Samsung has been steadily teasing what it will show at CES, and now it has unveiled a wireless speaker, soundbar, and UHD Blu-ray player.
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LG debuts Tone Free headset and Tone Studio wearable speaker ahead of CES

LG has already debuted a few new products ahead of CES 2017, and the company has now announced the Tone Free and Tone Studio.
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How low can you go? Fluance brings the bass with its new DB10 subwoofer

On Wednesday, Fluance unveiled its DB10 subwoofer, the first in a new flagship line of subwoofers meant to be used in the home theater.
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Samsung will be showing three new personalized TV services at CES 2017

Samsung aims to substantially improve your TV viewing experience with the of launch three new personalized smart TV services.
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LG’s levitating PJ9 Bluetooth speaker expected to take off at CES

Levitating Bluetooth speakers have been done before, but that doesn't stop them from being cool -- and LG's PJ9 Portable Speaker has cool in spades.
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Audio-Technica debuts sweet-sounding AT-LP5 Direct Drive turntable ahead of CES

After announcing its new Pure Digital Drive headphones earlier this week, Audio-Technica has unveiled its new AP-LP5 turntable.
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Audio-Technica unveils new headphones powered by Pure Digital Drive technology

Ahead of CES 2017, Audio-Technica has unveiled two new wireless headphones, the ATH-DSR9BT and ATH-DSR7BT, powered by its new Pure Digital Drive technology.
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Samsung’s 2016 TV lineup joins the Chromecast to support HDR on YouTube

In November, YouTube officially launched support for HDR video, bringing increased contrast and color depth, and now 2016 Samsung TVs support it as well.
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A paid upgrade brings Auro-3D to more A/V products from Denon and Marantz

A paid firmware upgrade is bringing the 3D surround technology Auro-3D to recently released A/V products from Denon and Marantz next month.
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Sling TV gets more movies with Fandor Festival, and more channels from Starz

Sling TV customers who love movies now have even more options, as the live TV streaming service has added more channels from Starz and Fandor Festival.
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Gaming meets cinema sound as Dolby Atmos heads to Xbox One, Windows 10

Dolby Laboratories and Microsoft announced that Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound is coming to the Xbox One and Windows 10.
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With its latest reference headphones, Denon aims for great sound — and looks

While much of the company's focus has recently been on its HEOS wireless multiroom products, Denon just unveiled the new AH-D7200 reference headphones.
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Amazon looks to take on Netflix by offering Prime Video worldwide

Following Netflix taking its video streaming service global earlier this year, Amazon's Prime Video is now available in more than 200 countries.
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Apple’s long-awaited wireless AirPods are now available to order

Apple delayed the launch of its AirPods true wireless earbuds earlier this year, but they are now available to order.
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Urbanears delivers a sequel to some of its most popular cans in the Plattan 2

The Urbanears Plattan were one of the company's most popular headphones, and now they've finally gotten a sequel in the Plattan 2, available now.