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Apple TV review: Big steps forward, but not a revolution

The new Apple TV has better performance and a better remote, but nothing that the competition doesn't have already.

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TV tech terms demystified, part two: Display types and technologies

Don't be befuddled by the alphabet soup of acronyms, spec charts, and feature lists you'll encounter when shopping for a new TV. This guide series explains it all in plain language.


Deezer beefs up its non-music offerings with new content and features

Fierce competition is forcing music streamers to think beyond music.

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Setting up your new Apple TV: 6 things to do first

Got a new Apple TV? Sweet! Here's how to get up and running.

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iPad Pro FAQ: Everything you need to know about Apple's 12.9-inch mega tablet

The iPad Pro was built with serious productivity in mind. Meet the most powerful iOS device ever.

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New Apple TV hits store shelves as first wave of shipments arrive

Apple didn't say the Apple TV would be available to buy in-store today, but, surprise! It is.


Chromecast mirroring explained: How to beam your phone or PC screen to the TV

How to mirror a phone or laptop screen to Chromecast when native apps aren't an option.

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The next big things in home-theater: Dolby Atmos and DTS:X explained

What’s more immersive than surround sound? An audio system that can use the third dimension of height.

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Nyrius Smart Outlet adds basic smarts to your dumb home

The Bluetooth-enabled smart plug features presence-based automation.

Project Loon, Oracle security, Samsung profits - The Wrap

Project Loon takes off in Indonesia, Oracle touts new security measures embedded in silicon and a balloon will take you to the edge of space for a price.

Fan TV gives up on reimagining the cable box

As parent company Rovi ends its programming partnership with Time Warner Cable, it also ends Fan TV's quest to reimagine the cable box. Buyers of the $150 Fan TV set-top box will get a Nexus Player as consolation.

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Fire TV devices start showing ads that let you buy physical goods from Amazon

Banner ads for candy, fitness trackers, and children’s toys land on top of the Fire TV home screen.


HBO Go gets an Android TV app, but not for Comcast subscribers

Android TV users can now watch the latest HBO shows with a cable subscription, unless that subscription comes from Comcast.

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GE lights up a new line of connected LED bulbs

The industrial giant is introducing both a new connected-home product line as well as a new online shopping experience, dubbed “C by GE.”

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Cord-cutter Confidential turns one: What a crazy year it's been

From surprising new streaming services to exciting new hardware, life without pay TV just keeps getting better.

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Sonos Play:5 (2015 edition) review: It’s difficult to imagine a better-sounding networked speaker at this price

The king of multi-room audio retains its crown with this exceptional new flagship speaker.