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How to sync your Philips Hue lights with Spotify

Thanks to a new integration, your color Hue lights can now pulse along with your Spotify tunes. Here’s how to get started.

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The best scary movies you can stream for free this Halloween

You don’t need to spend a dime to watch these fright-flicks.

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Google Home is back, but now it’s bigger than just a smart speaker

The new Google Home now represents Google’s entire smart home platform.

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Samsung's The Frame TVs are on sale, including a 43-inch 4K HDR model for $800

If you need a good TV with a focus on decor, Samsung's The Frame TVs are on sale at Amazon right now.

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As Roku-Google talks stall, access to YouTube apps hangs in the balance

The two sides don’t appear anywhere close to striking a deal for YouTube TV, and now Google is making noises about the main YouTube app.

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JVC XP-EXT1 Exofield Theater headphone-virtualization system review: 7.1.4 immersive audio without the speakers

The promise of immersive audio from headphones is enticing, but is only partly fulfilled here.


PlayOn—the best streaming DVR—just got a lot pricier

PlayOn kills its Desktop DVR for streaming services; the alternatives are a lot pricier.

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iLive Indoor/Outdoor Bluetooth speakers review: Genuine stereo—on stakes

The stakes are more than a gimmick, and the speakers sound pretty good for the money.

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Basketball without cable: A cord-cutter's guide to the NBA

Cord-cutters can get their fill of big nationally televised games, but local broadcasts are still left on the bench.

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Wyze’s $65 Video Doorbell Pro can run on battery power

Wyze's upgraded doorbell boasts wider viewing angles plus dual-band Wi-Fi, and it works both wired and wire-free.

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Amazon Music now lets you listen to spatial audio using any headphones

A pair of cans and the Amazon Music mobile app are all you need for Dolby Atmos and Sony 360 Reality Audio playback.

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TCL 6-series (2021) 8K UHD TV review: Excellent 8K quality at a remarkably affordable price

TCL's 6-series (65R648) may be the least expensive 8K UHD TV on the market, but it's also one of the best.

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Apple’s HomePod mini gets new colors, but that’s it

Hoping for a HomePod with a display, or perhaps a HomePod mini price cut? Sorry, folks.

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Apple debuts Siri-only music plan for $4.99 a month

The new, cheaper Apple Music Voice Plan will only work through Siri, and some of Apple Music’s best features aren’t included.

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Apple’s third-gen AirPods add spatial audio and water resistance

The new AirPods are finally getting a proper IP rating, as well as spatial audio and Apple’s Adaptive EQ feature. Still no active noise cancellation, however.