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Apple TV drops optical audio-out: How to pump up the volume again

The new Apple TV lacks the digital/analog audio output port of the previous models. But you have options!


Hands-on with the iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, and Apple TV

Check out our first impressions of Apple's latest gear.


Can we repair satellites in space?

DARPA scientist and former astronaut Pam Melroy with an interesting idea: Can we build an in-orbit station to repair and upgrade satellites?

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Quantum dots explained: How this nanotechnology could give OLED TVs a run for the money

Quantum dot technology is helping LED LCD TVs deliver richer, broader color spectrums. Almost as rich as OLED TVs.

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Hands-on with the new Apple TV and Siri Remote

Apple's new set-top box lost a port but gained a great new way to navigate.

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Intel joins the march toward multi-gigabit cable modems with its Puma 7 DOCSIS 3.1 chip

With the Puma 7, Intel joins Broadcom and ST in offering a DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem chip--and this one is built on Intel's leading-edge 14-nm process.

Apple iPad Pro, drone bill vetoed, NASA 4K channel - The Wrap

Apple announces the iPad Pro, iPhone 6S and 6S Plus and updates to its Watch and TV, a drone bill designed to protect privacy gets vetoed and NASA plans a 24-hour 4K television channel.

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Spotify’s ‘Found Them First’ is a tool your inner music geek will love

This microsite shows you which big-name artists have your trend-spotting talents to thank for their stardom.

Xerox PARC's self-destructing chip explodes on demand

A new chip developed by Xerox PARC under a DARPA program can self-destruct on command


Fox to stream 104 live NFL games through Fox Sports Go

Fox Sports Go will stream live NFL games, but only for cable subscribers.

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Signs hint at next-gen 4K Amazon Fire TV

The FCC database is a great place to uncover upcoming hardware. The latest device to be revealed thanks to public documents could be an upcoming Amazon Fire TV refresh.

DARPA presents its networked radiation detector

A new radiation detector that is smaller and cheaper than previous units has been developed by DARPA. It can also contribute data to help build a network heat-map of radiation in an area.

Defense Secretary wants to work with tech start-ups

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, speaking at DARPA's Wait, What? conference in St. Louis, outlines why he wants tech companies to work more closely with the DOD.

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Apple's tvOS: Can HomeKit apps be far behind?

The next model of the Apple TV could play a big role in Apple's connected-home strategy, even though the company said nothing about it on Wednesday.

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The sad story of Amazon Video on Chromecast and Android TV

Don’t expect to watch Amazon Prime videos on Google’s television platforms anytime soon, at least not without workarounds.

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Apple TV FAQ: Apple's new streaming video and gaming machine explained

The new Apple TV looks almost indistinguishable from the previous model, but couldn't be more different under the hood. Here's what you need to know about it.


New Apple TV: Siri and the App Store are the stars of Apple's new set-top box

Apple’s set-top box is getting its long-awaited overhaul, with a proper App Store, a major role for Siri, and a serious emphasis on gaming.


Pandora's One Day Pass offers 1 day of ad-free music for $1

Streaming might kill the Internet radio star, but Pandora won't give up without a fight.


Windows Media Center lives on with unofficial Windows 10 version

Microsoft’s decade-old living room software reportedly runs on Windows 10 if you don’t mind a sketchy download and installation process.

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Nest's Dropcam outage reveals the downside of online-only IP cameras

For a few hours last night, Dropcam users couldn’t access their camera feeds at all.


Netflix’s new excuse for no offline playback is even lamer than the last one

Netflix thinks you're too confused to deal with offline playback.