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Dispelling the hype swirling around high dynamic range TV

Hollywood loves HDR and so should you. Here's how it's making 4K's future brighter.

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Apple could make Beats Music free -- for a little while, anyway

Industry sources claim that the revamped music service could come with a free trial, depending on the outcome of Apple's continuing negotiations with music labels.

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Sony pulls some of its music from SoundCloud as licensing row intensifies

Adele, Kelly Clarkson, and Miguel among those artists whose music is no longer available for streaming from SonundCloud.

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The five coolest projects at AT&T Labs

Many of the AT&T projects being shown are close to being completed.

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‘Blue Velvet’ tops our list of the 9 best movies now streaming

Not a David Lynch fan? Don’t worry, we have eight more great picks for your enjoyment.

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Samsung bringing Tizen OS to some of its older 4K TVs with its 2015 Evolution Kit

Owners of older Samsung Smart TV have the option of retrofitting them with Samsung’s latest Evolution Kit to get Tizen and other advanced features.

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Spotify's next jam could be streaming video, report says

After dominating the streaming music business, Spotify is reportedly wooing web video creators and mainstream media companies.

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Beats Music relaunch drama: FTC may be probing Apple's Spotify-squashing tactics

Apple is taking heat from rivals like Spotify and the government before its revamped streaming service gets off the ground.

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Tesla takes 38,000 Powerwall home battery reservations in 1 week

CEO Elon Musk calls consumer demand “staggering,” but expects utilities and business to be the biggest customers.

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Second-gen GreenIQ Smart Garden Hub irrigation controller makes its retail debut

The GreenIQ Smart Garden Hub is a smart irrigation controller that hopes to emulate Nest’s success outdoors.

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Linksys is first to market with a working multi-user MIMO router, the $280 EA8500

Yes, there are a few MU-MIMO-“ready” routers on the market today, but the firmware to enable that feature doesn’t exist.

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Windows Media Center is dying. Here's how the Xbox can replace it

Microsoft will leave its living-room software behind when Windows 10 arrives. Now it's up to the Xbox to do what the PC never could.

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Your house is filled with vampires that suck $100s from your wallet annually

Blame all those devices operating on standby mode even while they’re supposedly “off.” We’ll show you how to put a stake in their hearts.