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‘Burbs’ of a feather: A Tom Hanks film and 8 others that deserve another chance

None of the movies in this weeks’ collection got the attention they deserved the first time around. Now you can give them their due via the web.

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Dish Network, T-Mobile US reportedly in merger talks

The merger would be the latest in a wave of consolidation in the U.S. media and communications industry

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Tado brings Nest-like smart control to dumb air conditioners

Smart AC Control connects your dumb air conditioner to the Internet, automatically turns it on and off, and could cut your cooling bill by up to 40 percent.

NFL chooses Yahoo streaming over TV for one game this season

The annual showdown from London, England won't be shown on traditional TV in every market. Instead, you'll have to watch it online courtesy of Yahoo.

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New data bodes well for Apple's TV effort, but Chromecast could be Google's Trojan Horse

Over 60 percent of premium TV streaming was done on an Apple device. So what could go wrong in Apple's master plan? The fact that Chrome, not Safari, is the browser of choice for most online TV viewers.

Denon HEOS soundbar and subwoofer

Denon adds a sound-bar and subwoofer to its HEOS wireless multi-room audio lineup

New speakers from add a home-theater zone to HEOS networks.

Tidal launch

Jay Z tries to grow Tidal with a desktop app

Students can also get a discount on the paid music streaming service.

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Apple TV will serve as hub for remotely controlling HomeKit devices

Siri can be used to issue many commands, but unlocking doors isn't one of them

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Showtime's $11 per month streaming service gets Apple as an early partner

The new standalone service launches on July 12, and includes full access to Showtime's back catalog.

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Got a Beats Pill XL speaker? Apple recall will get you $325

Due to a rare fire hazard risk, Apple is recalling all Beats Pill XL speakers, and offering $325 in exchange.

Razer Leviathan

Razer Leviathan sound bar review: Ba-ba-boom bass

With Dolby Virtual Speaker for faux surround and a subwoofer belting out the bass, movies and gaming take on a life of their own with the Leviathan.

D-Link DIR-895L

Broadcom announces new tri-band, MU-MIMO, 802.11ac router chipset

New silicon supports 160MHz-wide channels and other Wave 2 features, but it won’t show up in home routers for a while.

Netflix rules out third-party ads amid growing speculation

The streaming site’s users recently began noticing show trailers before and after their videos, sparking speculation third-party ads could soon be on their way.