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Single AirPods Pro in case.

How to use noise cancellation in just one AirPods Pro

AIrPods typically come in pairs since you have two ears. But it's also possible to use noise cancellation with the AirPods Pro in a single earbud.
Colts-Broncos on Thursday Night Football.

How to watch Indianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos on Thursday Night Football

The Week 5 Thursday Night Football game sees Indianapolis headed to Denver. But will Amazon Prime Video will continue to have issues with the stream?
Playstation 5 system and DualSense controller.

Disney+ relaunches on PlayStation 5 with 4K and HDR

You can now finally watch Disney+ on a PlayStation 5 gaming console.
Sling TV on Apple TV.

ESPN, other Disney channels are back on Sling TV after contract dispute

Sling TV and Disney came to a "handshake agreement" after the latter pulled its channels from the former for the weekned.
YouTube TV on Apple TV.

YouTube TV now lets you subscribe to some add-ons without a base plan

YouTube TV now lets you subscribe to a number of add-on networks without first having to have the $65-a-month base plan.
YouTube TV and Hulu apps on the Roku homescreen.

YouTube TV (and others) lose another sports channel

The Olympic Channel is gone not just from YouTube TV, but from all streaming services.
Dolphins-Bengals on Thursday Night Football.

Amazon Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football stream bad for some, again

Amazon Prime Video's third attempt at streaming Thursday Night Football on its own led to a third week of streaming issues.
Thursday Night Football Week 4 on Prime Video.

How to watch Miami Dolphins vs. Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday Night Football

It's the third time around for Thursday Night Football this season, with Miami at Cincinnati. But most of us just want to know if the Amazon stream will work.
View of the interface for YouTube TV.

How to hide a channel on YouTube TV

YouTube TV has about 100 channels. But what if we were to tell you that having fewer channels was better? Here's how to do it.
Buffalo Bills coaching staff kills a Microsoft Surface.

The Buffalo Bills killed a Microsoft Surface in the best way possible

A Buffalo Bills coach in the booth smashed a Microsoft Surface in frustration after his team ran out of time in Sunday's game.
Apple AirPods Pro 2 inside their charging case.

The one AirPods Pro improvement we just can’t see — yet

Maybe these new AirPods Pro will last a full year before being replaced. Or even three months would be nice.
amazon prime video thursday night football streaming issues week 3 steelers

Thursday Night Football stream struggles continue for Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video still has some things to work out when it comes to streaming a live NFL game in 2022.
Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns on Amazon Prime Video.

How to watch Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns on Thursday Night Football

Pittsburgh and Cleveland kick off Week 3 of the NFL season with an AFC North rivalry on Thursday Night Football.
Thursday Night Football on Amazon Prime Video.

Amazon saw 15.3 million watch Thursday Night Football on Prime Video

Amazon's numbers for its first solo venture in streaming Thursday Night Football were good. Really good.
Chromecast with Google TV.

Google’s new Chromecast is cheaper, tops out at HD resolution

Google has taken the wraps off a new $30 Chromecast with Google TV that saves money by skimping on a couple of features you might not need.
Amazon Fire TV Cube

Is new Fire TV hardware on the way at Amazon’s fall event?

Amazon's next hardware event is scheduled for September 28. But will there be anything new on the Fire TV front?
NFL Sunday ticket logo.

DirecTV to reimburse NFL Sunday Ticket subscribers for Week 2 fumble

NFL Sunday Ticket struggled again this week, and DirecTV is going to reimburse subscribers for their troubles.
Thursday Night Football on Prime Video.

Thursday Night Football streaming issues ‘going to be less and less a thing’

The executive producer and director of Thursday Night Football on Prime Video say they expect Amazon to make the stream as good as it can be for everyone.
streaming wars not what you think services

The ‘streaming wars’ aren’t what you think

The streaming wars are about advertising dollars, not about one service ruling above all others.
Thursday Night Football on Amazon Prime Video.

Prime Video’s first solo Thursday Night Football NFL game went … fine

Amazon Prime Video's first solo NFL stream went just fine, except for when it didn't.
FIFA World Cup on Tubi.

Tubi launching a 2022 FIFA World Cup on-demand channel

Tubi, the free and ad-supported channel from Fox, is launching a dedicated World Cup channel ahead of this year's tournament.
Roku OS 11.5 home screen.

Roku adding Bluetooth headphone support in OS 11.5 update

Roku is adding support for Bluetooth headsets along with improvements to its home screen in Roku OS 11.5.
Roku Wireless Bass.

Roku rolls out a cheaper subwoofer and updated low-end streaming box

Roku's new Wireless Bass offers a cheaper subwoofer experience, and a new Roku Ultra is on the way.
A dark black and white image of AirPods Pro 2022 above a hand.

Apple’s new AirPods Pro 2 use your iPhone camera to examine your ears

Apple's new AirPods Pro build on the popularity of the originals with better battery life and noise-cancellation.
YouTube TV on Roku.

YouTube TV recovering after apparent licensing error causes outage

YouTube TV is down for many viewers, showing a blank screen instead of live TV.
YouTube TV on Apple TV.

YouTube TV now supports 5.1 surround sound on Apple TV, additional Fire TVs

YouTube TV now supports 5.1 surround sound on Apple TV and additional Amazon Fire TV devices.
Apple TV 4K.

Will there be a new Apple TV at the September event?

It's possible that a new version of Apple TV hardware could be announced at the September event — but don't hold your breath.
Paramount Plus on a TV.

The Paramount+ and Showtime bundle is now available

You can save a few bucks on the Paramount+/Showtime streaming bundle through October 2.
TCL 6-Series Roku TV, 2022 model.

TCL unveils its latest Roku-powered 5-Series and 6-Series TVs

TCL has dropped details on its newest 5-Series and 6-Series Roku TVs — and they're good.
TiVo Smart TV.

TiVo pairs up with Europe’s Vestel for its first smart TV

TiVo will start to ship its first smart TVs in Europe in 2023 with manufacturing partner Vestel.
LG OLED Flex LX3 curved television.

LG’s 42-inch LX3 OLED TV can bend when you want it to

LG has announced a 42-inch TV that can curve itself on demand, or be viewed as a traditional television.
Apple TV icon on Apple TV.

T-Mobile adding a free year of Apple TV+ to its most expensive plans

T-Mobile is offering up a free year of Apple TV+ for subscribers to its most expensive plans.
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How to update Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro firmware

You want to keep the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro firmware up to date. Here's how to do it.
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Does HBO Max think you’re dumb?

HBO Max is offering a steep annual discount while at the same time severely cutting content. How does that make sense?