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'Skinny' bundles: the awkward adolescence of online video

The streaming-video market will go through a gawky phase before reaching maturity.

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AI just co-wrote its first horror movie, and you can help make it real

AI has already been dabbling in the arts for some time, but recently it took a big step further and helped write its first feature-length horror film. Now its co-creators are seeking funding to bring the movie to life.

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Osram's Lightify smart bulbs suffer from several serious security flaws

Osram's Lightify smart bulbs are vulnerable to several crucial exploits, but most will be fixed soon.

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Oppo PM-2 planar magnetic headphones review: As exquisite as they are expensive

Oppo's PM-2 planar magnetic headphones have an uncanny knack of pulling out every last detail from your music.

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Vizio acquisition by Chinese TV and content powerhouse LeEco could shake up U.S. market

The $2 billion purchase of Vizio makes LeEco the number-two player in the U.S. smart TV market, and provides an opportunity for its many content holdings.

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Comcast overhauls its X1 cable-TV platform for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

With metadata galore, and on-demand coverage of star athletes, X1 is a worthwhile upgrade for Olympics addicts.

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T-Mobile bulks up Binge On with ABC, Fox Now, Apple Music, and more

The latest additions will please those who regularly use the streaming service, though Binge On isn’t without a legion of critics.

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Adobe brings Lightroom to the living room with an Apple TV app

Creative Cloud subscribers can use Lighroom for Apple TV to see their photos on the biggest screen in the house.

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Home control from your wrist: 10 great smart-home apps for the Apple Watch

Whether you want to crank up the heat or check in on your kids, these apps put the controls at your fingertips.

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Netflix Flixtape review: It’s all mixed up (and ultimately not worthy of your time)

The buggy, flawed new Flixtape feature is more fun than useful, and more frustrating than fun.

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Redbox Digital starts selling videos in small scale test

Redbox is back with its second attempt at a digital platform. This time the company is reaching for sales and rentals, not subscriptions.

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Best indoor digital TV antennas: Our top picks for cord cutters

Ready to cut the cord? You’ll need a quality antenna to pick up digital broadcasts. Here are our recommendations.

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RIP, VHS players: The last VCRs ever will be made this month

Soon, you'll no longer be able to buy a brand new VHS player.