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TVs want to be the center of your smart home, but does that really make sense?

TV manufacturers like Samsung are pushing their new digital assistant-enabled TVs as the future hub of your smart home. Will that bear out?
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At CES, Stern Pinball flexes its bumpers and tries not to tilt

We caught up with Zach Sharpe, pinball master and Marketing Director for Stern Pinball, one of the world's biggest machine manufacturers.
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Peloton Tread is an internet-connected treadmill with a massive touchscreen

The Peloton Bike has been a big hit for several years, and now the same company makes a treadmill, too. We spoke with CEO John Foley at CES.
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The future of weed? Cloudious 9’s Hydrology 9 combines vaping and smoking

Cloudious 9 has made waves by combining vaporizers and water pipes. We spoke with CEO Richard Huang at CES about the Hydrology 9.
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Kohler’s Verdera smart mirror utilizes Alexa to upgrade your daily routine

Kohler recently unveiled its Verdera smart mirror, featuring Alexa voice control and built-in speakers. We went to the source at CES.
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CES Day 2: 5D Printing and the race for smart home supremacy

Big news at CES about Chinese tech companies, digital assistants finding their way into everything, a smart ecosystem battle royale.
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We chatted with Sony President Mike Fasulo about TVs, headphones, and more

We caught up with Mike Fasulo, president and COO for Sony Electronics, on the show floor at CES to chat about TVs, headphones, and more.
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Sony’s 2018 home theater lineup includes Dolby Atmos soundbars and speakers

Sony has announced its 2018 lineup of home theater tech, including new soundbars and several Dolby Atmos-enabled audio products.
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From TV tech to smart homes, Samsung’s Scott Cohen takes our questions

Samsung is one of the biggest names at CES, and it's showing off a lot of new stuff. We sat down with Scott Cohen to find out more.
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The Ember Ceramic Mug makes sure your coffee never, ever gets cold

In the market for a self-heating coffee cup? Look no further than Ember's Ceramic Mug, which stealthily keeps your joe warm for hours on end.
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Millennials still buy cars, says Ally Bank — they’re just doing it differently

Andrea Brimmer of Ally Bank was nice enough to stop by our CES booth for an interview, where she talked about millennials' purchasing habits.
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Television talk dominates the opening salvo from CES 2018

Crazy new television trends, virtual assistant integration by major TV manufacturers, wireless charging, advances in laptop technology.
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Have a need for speed? Learn to race drones with Fat Shark’s 101 training kit

We headed to Drone Rodeo at CES in Las Vegas and spoke with Fat Shark, the company behind a kit which teaches you how to race drones.
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Avanti Air gives Moshi’s impressive headphones wireless capability

Moshi's Avanti headphones surprised and impressed us. Now, the company is going wireless. Enter the Avanti Air, unveiled at Pepcom.
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TCL looks to meet raised expectations with 5-Series and 6-Series televisions

TCL had a banner year in 2017, with its affordable UHD P-Series receiving high praise. Now, the 5-Series and 6-Series look to raise the bar.
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Nocturne edition of KEF’s LS50 Wireless speakers look as good as they sound

KEF just announced a special, glow-in-the-dark Nocturne edition of its excellent LS50W wireless speakers, designed by Marcel Wanders.
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Ridley Scott may direct Disney’s ‘Merlin Saga’ film series

Disney is adapting T.A. Barron's The Merlin Saga into a live-action movie, and legendary director Ridley Scott might be at the helm.
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David Letterman’s Netflix show debuts with a guest who needs no introduction

David Letterman's Netflix talk show will air one 60-minute episode each month, with Barack Obama as the first guest on the January 12 episode.
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Music mogul Jimmy Iovine is reportedly leaving Apple

Music mogul Jimmy Iovine helped grow Apple Music into a monster, but it looks like he's ready to move on to bigger and better things.
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Tivo’s Next-Gen Platform is here to shake up streaming — and cable

Tivo is back! The DVR giant is launching a new platform which will bring your cable content and your streaming content together in one place.
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1More Dual Driver Lightning ANC earphones review

1More consistently impresses us with its affordable, well-crafted earbuds, and the Dual Driver LTNG ANC are perfect for iPhone users.
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The best movies of 2017

Denis Villenueve directed our top movie for the second year in a row, crafting a sci-fi spectacular worthy of Best Movies of 2017 status.
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‘The Revenant’ writer joins Quentin Tarantino’s R-rated Star Trek movie

Quentin Tarantino has recruited 'The Revenant' screenwriter Mark L. Smith for his R-rated feature-length Star Trek film.
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Soundboks 2 Bluetooth speaker review

Hosting a party? You should consider investing in a Soundboks 2, perhaps the most powerful Bluetooth speaker we've ever laid hands upon.
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Apple orders a space drama series from the ‘Battlestar Galactica’ showrunner

Ronald D. Moore, the mind behind 'Battlestar Galactica' (2003), is helming a space drama series, to be produced by Apple and Sony.
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Verizon will help you watch the NFL … even if you’re not a Verizon customer

Verizon just announced a $2 billion deal with the NFL that will bring live game streams to the Yahoo Sports app for everyone to enjoy.

‘God of War’ rumors and news: Everything we know so far

The new God of War is one of the most anticipated games of the near future. Check out our guide to all the news, rumors, and related info.
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Hide the kids, hide the critters: ‘Pet Sematary’ reboot set for 2019 release

Tired of Stephen King adaptations yet? Hope not, because Paramount just set an April 2019 release date for its 'Pet Sematary' reboot.
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Sound Huggle headphones keep your ears warm during a winter commute

Meet Sound Huggle, a Bluetooth-enabled combination of headphones and earmuffs guaranteed to keep your ears warm, and happy, in any weather.
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Future reflections: Here’s everything we know about ‘Black Mirror’ season 4

The fourth installment of 'Black Mirror' is on the way, and we're excited. Our all-encompassing guide will help prepare you for season 4.
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After partnering with Roku, Philips shows off its three new smart TV models

After announcing a partnership with Roku, Philips has revealed three new Full HD television models, all boasting Roku OS 8.
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Wren V3US/V3USP Wireless Speaker Review

Aesthetically speaking, Wren’s V3US is a work of art. Does its performance live up to its looks? Find out in our Wren V3US review.
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Ultimate Ears Blast review

Ultimate Ears always brings its “A” game to the plate, but does its newest offering knock it out of the park? We review the Alexa-capable Blast speaker.
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JBL Link 20 Review

In search of a smart speaker? Our JBL Link 20 review examines a potential Sonos competitor featuring portability, built-in Chromecast, and Google Assistant.