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Apple TV+ originals: Apple to produce next Scorsese film, with DiCaprio and De Niro to star

Apple's spending a ton of money to produce its own TV content. Here what you can expect to see, and when.

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Tidal adds Dolby Atmos Music support on compatible home audio gear to its HiFi service tier

The Atmos experience will be delivered via Dolby Digital Plus.

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Netatmo adds a siren to its Smart Outdoor Camera

Netatmo's new Smart Outdoor Camera with Siren boasts (wait for it) a built-in siren designed to scare away intruders.

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Microsoft Xbox Series X to apply 4K, HDR, and faster frame rates to older games

Microsoft said Thursday that its upcoming Xbox Series X console will automatically apply some visual improvements to Xbox 360 and even original Xbox games. Others, such as frame-rate doubling, will require developer assistance.

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Belkin SoundForm Elite Hi-Fi smart speaker review: The case of the missing midrange

Several smart speakers sound much better and cost much less than Belkin's Google Home-compatible effort. The wireless charging feature, however, is as handy as a pocket on a shirt.

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HBO Max is confusing, but so is every other service targeting today's cord-cutter

HBO Max is here, but what does AT&T's latest streaming entertainment service really have to offer?

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Best smart speakers: Which deliver the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model.

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Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box gets support for IR remotes, Dolby Vision/HDR10+, and voice control

The Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box can now be controlled with a third-party infrared remote control or with voice commands via Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri.

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Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box review: Want to make your Hue lights sync with your TV? Here's the answer

This compact device does an impressive job of syncing your Hue lights with your TV without any detectable latency, but it’s pricey, and there’s no remote.

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Best smart bulbs for your connected home

Today’s smart bulbs are brighter and easier to control than ever, but choosing the right one for your environment remains a challenge.

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Prestige smart home product developer Savant Systems set to acquire GE Lighting

Previously focused on high-end custom installers, Savant's acquisition of the 130-year-old GE Lighting brand indicates the company is eyeing expansion into the retail smart home market.

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12 things cord-cutters (and everyone else) should know about HBO Max

You don't need to be a cord-cutter to be curious about HBO Max. Here's what you need to know as the new streaming service launches today.

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Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. AT&T TV Now, and all the rest

Is Sling TV better than Hulu, or should cord-cutters subscribe to Sling TV? Or YouTube TV? Or FuboTV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and several rise to the top.

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Lorex WiFi Video Doorbell review: Onboard storage is the lone bright spot on this budget-priced front-door guardian

The competition is fierce in the video doorbell market, and this one from security camera vet Lorex doesn't deliver enough features or performance.

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The best internet radio stations: Streaming tips and our top station picks

Streaming music via internet radio is one of the world's best free entertainment options.