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    Are Homer and Marge Simpson Really Breaking Up?

    I’d put up a spoiler warning, but this has been so widely reported and the showrunners have been so frank about it, I’m pretty sure it’s not supposed to be a secret. The beginning of season 27 will be the end of Homer and Marge Simpsons’ marriage — for a time. In an interview with […]

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    VidOn Box is an Android XBMC Media Center – Review

    There’s so many options for cutting down on your cable bill and adding a media center to your television. Most notably, there’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast. There’s an interesting new contender on the market: the $69 VidOn Box. While VidOn can do a lot of the same things, it is a […]

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    Dark Ritual Interrupted; Unholy Merger of Time Warner and Comcast Killed

    Someone high up in corporate must have run out of chicken bones or rat tails, because the bad customer service singularity that would have been the Time Warner/Comcast merged entity (working name Jörmungandr, the World-Eater) has officially been killed. After the FCC and the Justice Department increased scrutiny of the proposed deal that would have […]

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    Google Aims to Rid the Internet of Spoilers

    I don’t think I’m spoiling anything by saying that Google knows pretty much everything you do on the internet unless you’re (really) actively trying to prevent that from happening. Funny enough, that last bit is something Google would rather you not do, so they’ve devised a pretty cool idea to convince you to keep sharing […]

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    Samsung’s 2015 SUHD TVs Pack in Nano-Crystals

    Samsung’s new line of SUHD TVs were the centerpiece of the company’s showing at CES earlier this year. At the Spring Launch event, Samsung announced pricing and availability details for its first production run of those new wonder televisions. Meant to be Samsung’s flagship line of televisions (the ‘S’ being the same as the one […]

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    Amazon Fire TV Stick Review

    Slowly but surely Amazon is shipping the coveted Amazon Fire TV stick. What’s all the commotion about? Well, for starters, it’s one of the easiest and most affordable ways to hook your TV up to hundreds of thousands of TV shows and movies, millions of songs, and even hundreds of games. It can easily replace […]

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    Sling TV Really is Cable TV for Millennials – Review

    For a lot of people desperately trying to get away from the cable cabal, Sling TV might just prove to be the silver bullet they’ve been looking for. The new service promises to stream some of the most popular cable network channels live over a Wi-Fi or data connection to smart TVs and set top […]

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    Sony Drops New 4K TV That’s Thinner Than Your Phone

    Which phone? I don’t think it matters. I don’t think any phone is thinner than 4.9 mm. That’s how thick the XBR X900C TV is, one of the many new 4K TVs Sony unveiled for 2015 at CES. The X900C is the attention-grabber of the bunch, with a frame so thin it’s kind of hard […]

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    Samsung Goes All-Out With Luxury TV Designed By Yves Behar

    Let it not be said that Samsung spares any expense when it comes to CES. This year, they trotted out the S9W, an 82″ TV and part of Samsung’s new premium SUHD line of televisions. The SUHD line is riding to battle on the back of vastly improved color performance and contrast, the S9W has […]

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    Watch Samsung’s 105″ SUHD TV Bend at CES 2015

    Samsung announced three new series of brand new SUHD TVs at CES 2015—JS9500, JS9000 and JS8500—that use Samsung’s own nano-crystal technology along with a 4K resolution display. This new dazzling line is available in nine screen sizes from 48″ to 88″. Samsung’s nano-crystal technology is really quite interesting. It is a semiconductor that transmits various colors of […]

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    Qualcomm Bringing 4K to Mobile Devices in 2015 with Snapdragon 810 SoC

    Qualcomm’s Snapdragon microchips have become nearly ubiquitous in high-end Android and Windows smartphones. They’re the power behind the throne in Samsung, Sony, Nokia, LG, HTC, Nexus, and Amazon smartphones, and can be found in some pretty impressive tablets. So, when Qualcomm announces a brand new member of the Snapdragon family, it’s worth sitting up and […]

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    4K Ultra HD Content Lands at Amazon Prime Instant Video

    Amazon announced today that they’re rolling out the first 4K content to hit their streaming service, Amazon Prime Instant Video. In addition to TV shows, including the whole slate of Amazon Original Series, a short list of movies from Sony Pictures Entertainment will also be available for streaming—just don’t get your hopes up about watching […]

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    Amazon Fire TV Stick Now the Size of a Flash Drive and Only $19!

    Amazon has taken their own set-top box, the Fire TV, and shrunk it down to the size of the Chromecast. Not only does the Fire TV Stick do more than the Chromecast, it does so at a price comparable to Google’s offering—and even cheaper, if you’re an Amazon Prime member. The Fire TV Stick, like […]

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    Xbox One Adds Plex, NHL Apps

    A couple new apps are headed to the Xbox One this week, including Plex, a dashboard that organizes and spruces up your personal media library. Plex organizes all of your digital media files on your disparate storage devices, then grabs images and information to pair with your movies, music, and TV shows. It’s pretty much […]