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LeEco introduces 4K HDR TV lineup, featuring the 85-inch, $5,000 uMax85

At it’s #LeNext event on Wwednesday, LeEco introduced four new TVs that will be coming to the U.S., including the 85-inch, $5,000 uMax85 4K TV.
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Sling TV adds the NHL Network, throws in a bonus for Orange and Blue subscribers

Earlier this year, Sling TV was the first live TV streaming service to add the NFL Network, and now it has become the first to add the NHL Network.
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Discover your personalized sound in Even’s H1 headphones with EarPrint tech

Earlier in 2016, Even introduced EarPrint sound personalization tech in a pair of earphones and now it is available in the new Even H1 over-ear headphones.
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House of Marley announces two new speakers and its first Bluetooth in-ears

House of Marley has announced three new members of its audio family, including its first pair of Bluetooth in-ear headphones, the Voyage BT.
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Vimeo launches global TV store featuring content from Lionsgate and Starz

As the latest salvo in its uphill battle with YouTube, Vimeo has launched a global TV store featuring content from Lionsgate, with Starz coming soon.
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Fabriq wireless speaker offers multiroom sound, Alexa-powered smarts

The Fabriq speaker manages to fit in a ton of features including Amazon’s Alexa into a soft fabric package with a surprisingly low price tag.
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Vudu begins offering free ad-supported movies with Movies On Us service

Vudu is known for offering some of the highest quality movie streaming and the company is hoping to entice new customers with free movies.
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Recursor.TV aims to be the ultimate streaming video platform for sci-fi fans

Similar to streaming services aimed at comedy or horror fans, Recursor.TV aims to be the ultimate online video destination for sci-fi enthusiasts.
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Razer takes a big step beyond gaming with acquisition of audio tech icon THX

Razer might be best known for computer and gaming peripherals, but the company wants to branch out, and it’s starting by acquiring THX.
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The Polk Boom Bit is a Bluetooth speaker that can go literally anywhere you can

Most Bluetooth speakers are at least somewhat portable, but the new Polk Boom Bit takes that concept even further by clipping to your clothing.
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KEF’s LS50 Wireless speaker clips the wires and adds a high-quality built-in amplifier

To celebrate its 55th anniversary, KEF has taken its LS50 speakers and given them the fully wireless treatment in with the new LS50 Wireless.
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Shazam now lets users play music videos for identified songs and share via iMessage

Shazam has teamed up with Portland-based music video platform Vadio to offer in-app playback of music videos or live performances for identified songs.
MAG-LEV Audio The First Levitating Turntable

Spin your wax on a cushion of air with this levitating turntable

If you love vinyl but don’t like how un-futuristic your turntable is, the gravity-defying Mag-Lev Audio turntable might be right up your alley.
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Amazon Music Unlimited streaming service launches for as little as $4 per month

Amazon has launched its new streaming service, Amazon Music Unlimited, priced at $8 per month for Prime members and just $4 per month for Echo owners.
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Music to our ears: Astell & Kern’s high-res audio players to get Tidal integration

For some time, Astell & Kern has promised that Tidal integration was coming to its portable digital audio players, and now it has finally arrived.
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Add multiroom streaming to your Bluetooth speakers with the Cassia Hub

Are you looking to add multiroom connectivity to your Bluetooth speaker collection? The Cassia Hub with BlueStream does exactly that.
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With the Jam Voice Wi-Fi speaker, Alexa is no longer limited to just Amazon devices

Looking to use Alexa, but Amazon’s devices aren’t exactly your style? The voice-powered assistant is on its way to other speakers like the Jam Voice.
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SVS is bringing the rumble with its powerful 16-Ultra series subwoofers

Aimed at those looking for truly powerful bass reproduction, SVS Sound says its new 16-Ultra series is its most powerful line of subwoofers to date.
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Love the outdoors as much as you love TV? These new 4K sets let you watch outside

Projectors might be the most popular choice for outdoor viewing, but with SunBriteTV’s more affordable Veranda Series, that could be about to change.
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Marantz expands its home theater offerings with new flagship receiver, A/V processor

On Wednesday, Marantz announced two new HEOS-enabled flagships in its home theater line: the SR7011 A/V receiver, and the SR7703 A/V processor.
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Sennheiser’s GSP 350 headset aims to tailor sound for each individual gamer

Sennheiser’s latest gaming headset, the GSP 350 offers Dolby 7.1 surround sound and a ton of features while keeping the price below $150.
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Roku just made it much easier for companies to launch new streaming channels

Are you waiting for your favorite website to launch a Roku channel? It might be a whole lot more likely now thanks to the new Roku Direct Publisher.
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It looks like it’s the end of the line for the third-generation Apple TV

The third-generation Apple TV has been thoroughly outclassed by its tvOS-powered older sibling, and now it seems that it is finally being discontinued.
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Bowers & Wilkins calls the P9 Signature its ‘most luxurious headphone to date’

To help celebrate its 50th anniversary, Bowers & Wilkins decided to do what it does best: create headphones. Its newest product is the P9 Signature.
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Ultimate Ears’ new Party Up feature lets users connect more than 50 UE Speakers

If you find yourself amassing a number of Ultimate Ears speakers, the new PartyUp feature allows you to easily connect and control over 50 of them.
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The Mug+ turns cups into Bluetooth speakers, whether it’s a good idea or not

If you’re sick of your favorite mug only being useful for one specific task, the Mug+ Bluetooth speaker might be exactly what you’re looking for.
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The Readi is a combination Bluetooth speaker and ‘crisis communication device’

The Readi is a stylish Bluetooth speaker and lamp, but it also doubles as a all-in-one kit containing everything you need for emergency communication.
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Pyle’s 1,000-Watt Street Blaster X is a Bluetooth speaker on steroids

Many Bluetooth speakers sacrifice volume for portability, but Pyle’s new 1000-watt Street Blaster X portable speaker takes a different approach.
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Xiaomi’s Mi Box Android TV streaming box is now available in the U.S.

In September, it began to look like Xiaomi’s Mi Box Android TV streaming box would soon finally be available, and that has turned out to be true.
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Were you an early Roku 4 buyer? Check your inbox for a discount on the new Roku Ultra

If you were an early buyer of the Roku 4 and aren’t sure you want to upgrade to the new Roku Ultra, a new offer might make the decision easier.
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Scosche unveils the rugged, waterproof BoomBottle H2O+ Bluetooth speaker

Scosche has announced the rugged, waterproof Boombottle H20+, which is drop tested for toughness and IP67 certified to be dust and waterproof.
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HBO and Cinemax have arrived on PlayStation Vue, along with a new top-tier plan

After being promised earlier this month, HBO and Cinemax have arrived on PlayStation Vue, either as stand-alone options or as part of the new Ultra plan.
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DTS Play-Fi support is coming to Amazon’s Echo, Tap, and Dot early next year

DTS is working with Amazon to develop the ability to play audio from Amazon Alexa-powered devices over its Play-Fi multiroom wireless audio system.
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Beyerdynamic promises hi-fi sound anywhere with its Amiron Home open-back headphones

At the Tokyo Headphone Festival next month, Beyerdynamic will show its new Amiron Home open-back headphones, a successor to its classic T 90 model.