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Dec 23, 2014

LG to Unveil More Intuitive WebOS 2.0 Platform at CES

LG has provided some details on its planned 2015 updates to the webOS smart TV platform it introduced earlier this... Continue Reading
LG to Unveil More Intuitive WebOS 2.0 Platform at CES

Dec 22, 2014

Pros and Cons of Today's Top Streaming Media Players

Trying to decide which streaming media player to add to your home entertainment system? Adrienne Maxwell offers the pros and cons for the major offerings from Roku, Amazon, Apple, and Google. Continue Reading
Pros and Cons of Today's Top Streaming Media Players

Dec 17, 2014

Netflix Eyes a Spot on Your Cable Set-Top Box

Gigaom is reporting that Netflix is aggressively working to partner with a major cable operator and get the Netflix app... Continue Reading
Netflix Eyes a Spot on Your Cable Set-Top Box

Dec 16, 2014

Toshiba Introduces Chromecast-Friendly Canvio Hard Drive

Toshiba has introduced an external hard drive solution called the Canvio AeroCast Wireless Hard Drive ($219.99) that is designed to... Continue Reading
Toshiba Introduces Chromecast-Friendly Canvio Hard Drive

Nov 30, 2014

Aereo Files for Chapter 11

In a move that's not really surprising, Aereo has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Since the Supreme Court ruled... Continue Reading
Aereo Files for Chapter 11

Nov 27, 2014

Sony Questions Value of Free, Ad-Supported Music Streaming Services

For those of you who may not follow Taylor Swift's career that closely (gasp!), the artist recently pulled her entire... Continue Reading
Sony Questions Value of Free, Ad-Supported Music Streaming Services

Nov 26, 2014

Nielsen to Measure Netflix/Amazon Streaming

FierceCable is reporting that Nielsen will soon begin measuring the audience numbers for streaming services like Netflix and Amazon. These... Continue Reading
Nielsen to Measure Netflix/Amazon Streaming

Nov 12, 2014

Walmart to Introduce VUDU Spark HDMI Stick

GigaOM and other outlets are reporting that Walmart plans to introduce a VUDU-equipped HDMI stick that will allow consumers to... Continue Reading
Walmart to Introduce VUDU Spark HDMI Stick

Nov 05, 2014

New FCC Proposal May Help Aereo and Other Online Video Providers

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's latest proposal would change the definition of multichannel video programming distributor and allow online providers like... Continue Reading
New FCC Proposal May Help Aereo and Other Online Video Providers

Nov 01, 2014

Amazon Announces $39 Fire TV Stick

Amazon has introduced a $39 version of its Fire TV streaming media player. The small Fire TV Stick plugs directly... Continue Reading
Amazon Announces $39 Fire TV Stick

Oct 13, 2014

Can DTS Play-Fi Dethrone Sonos?

The Play-Fi multiroom wireless audio system from DTS is gaining momentum amongst manufacturers. How does it compare with other wireless audio technologies, and can it give the reigning king, Sonos, a run for its money? Continue Reading
Can DTS Play-Fi Dethrone Sonos?

Oct 06, 2014

There Is No AV Without IT Today

Assembling high-performance AV systems isn't just about the video and audio gear nowadays. It's all about networking. If you're planning a home theater install or upgrade, Jerry Del Colliano says, "Don't skimp on the IT." Continue Reading
There Is No AV Without IT Today

Oct 04, 2014

DTS Adds SiriusXM to Play-Fi-Enabled Systems

DTS has added support for SiriusXM Internet Radio to its Play-Fi multiroom wireless technology. Owners of a Play-Fi-enabled setup like... Continue Reading
DTS Adds SiriusXM to Play-Fi-Enabled Systems

Oct 02, 2014

NanoTech Announces UltraFlix 4K Streaming Network on VIZIO UHD TVs

Last week, we told you that Vizio had released its first Ultra HD TV lineup, the P-Series, to the market.... Continue Reading
NanoTech Announces UltraFlix 4K Streaming Network on VIZIO UHD TVs

Sep 30, 2014

Game Consoles Are Connected Device of Choice, Study Finds

The market research group Parks Associates recently released findings from its Connected Game Consoles study, which found that the game... Continue Reading
Game Consoles Are Connected Device of Choice, Study Finds

Aug 28, 2014

DISH Anywhere App Gets New Interface & New Features

DISH Network has launched a newly redesigned interface for its popular DISH Anywhere app that allows you to access your... Continue Reading
DISH Anywhere App Gets New Interface & New Features

Aug 22, 2014

Arcam Debuts the "UN-Wireless" rDock-uni Docking Station

Wireless connectivity may be all the rage right now, but sometimes what you want is an easy, reliable, high-quality wired... Continue Reading
Arcam Debuts the

Aug 17, 2014

Netflix Has 50 Million Subscribers

Reaffirming its dominance in the streaming-media space, Netflix recently announced that it surpassed 50 million subscribers and pulled in $1.14... Continue Reading
Netflix Has 50 Million Subscribers

Aug 03, 2014

Chromecast Gets Xfinity TV Go

The always-evolving Google Chromecast has gotten another new feature. Comcast's Xfinity TV Go service is now available meaning Chromecast owners... Continue Reading
Chromecast Gets Xfinity TV Go

Aug 02, 2014

Western Digital WD TV Now Available

The list of home media players grows by the day, and Western Digital has added a new model to its... Continue Reading
Western Digital WD TV Now Available

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