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The other analog format: Cassette tape decks have never been cheaper to buy

Vinyl's surging popularity is covered ad nauseam in mainstream media; the Audiophiliac ponders the rise of the other major consumer analog audio format, the cassette.

By August 1, 2015

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Ultra HD Blu-Ray's Digital Bridge: Can you finally watch your movie wherever you want?

The upcoming Ultra HD Blu-ray has a new method to allow sharing of the movies you buy across your phones and tablets, even allowing you to burn a backup. Will it work? Is it better than Ultraviolet? Here's what we know.

By August 30, 2015

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DTS:X versus Dolby Atmos: Surround-sound formats play Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots

DTS has announced that the first Blu-ray title to support its DTS: X surround format will feature robots, just like Dolby Atmos before it.

By May 28, 2015

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Microsoft releases DVD player app for Windows 10 -- for $15

Windows 10 excludes a few key features, including support for playing DVDs. Microsoft has now released an app to handle the task, though it doesn't play Blu-ray discs.

By August 6, 2015

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Go GIF-crazy with free new iOS app from Giphy

Animated-GIF search app Giphy releases the Giphy Cam app for iPhone that lets users shoot their own GIFs, add custom effects and share with friends on social media.

By August 21, 2015

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Yamaha lifts lid on MusicCast multiroom system

Yamaha's own inhouse multiroom music system debuts on its 2015 receiver line today.

By August 20, 2015

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Vaulting patent barrier, Firefox gets support for most popular video format

Mozilla wants to keep patent-encumbered technology off the Web. But H.264 compression is widely used, and a deal with Cisco means Firefox can use it.

By October 14, 2014

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The five biggest changes to media playback in Windows 10

With Windows 10, Microsoft has made some big changes in the way the operating system deals with your media files. Here are four reasons to cheer, and one to boo.

By August 9, 2015

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Technicolor enters race to put high dynamic range in your TV

Technicolor has stepped into the high dynamic range (HDR) game to compete for the next generation of home video after 4K. Here's what you need to know about this Dolby Vision competitor.

By July 29, 2015

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Google shares surge as investors see hope in mobile-ad business

Google's soaring stock price comes after the company announced second-quarter sales of $14.35 billion and a profit of $6.99 a share.

By July 17, 2015