Cord-cutter Confidential honors this year’s best hardware, software, and services for living without cable TV.
The LG HOM-BOT Turbo+ robot vacuum combines camera controls and security features.
HEVC Advance announces much friendlier licensing terms for H.265 video, which is currently used by Netflix and Amazon.
With VLC for Chrome OS, Google's broswer-based operating system gets top-notch local media playback.
In the battle for streaming-app supremacy, Amazon's Fire TV has come a long way.
Streaming your local media library no longer requires a Plex Pass subscription.
Surreal humor and sketch comedy reign in SeeSo, NBC’s new ad-free streaming service.
Spotify keeps pushing beyond the basic playlist with an interactive Party mode.
Philips Hue will unblock third-party bulbs after user backlash.
Most features are intact, though users might have to endure some rough edges until the service is fully supported early next year.
Philips Hue firmware update blocks third-party bulbs, and it doesn’t go over well.
With 1989 concert stream, Taylor Swift becomes a major marketing point for Apple Music.
Pandora's personalized Thumbprint Radio hopes to take on Apple Music and Spotify.
With multi-room audio support, Chromecast's low-budget assault on Sonos begins in earnest.
Google's OnHub Shells turn the fancy new router into a decorative piece.