Roku rolls out a premium bundle combining the Roku Ultra and its Voice Remote Pro

Roku is making its top-of-the-line device a better deal as competition with Fire TV heats up. The company today announced that its high-end Roku Ultra (originally $89) will now include the Roku Voice

Dolby acquires low-latency streaming platform Millicast

Dolby Laboratories today announced that it has acquired Millicast, a WebRTC-based developer platform for building ultra-low-latency video streaming experiences, as it works to build out its developer

Intel doubles down on hybrid chip architecture, unveils 28 new 12th-gen Intel Core mobile processors and 22 desktop processors

CES may be going ahead as a shortened, pared-down operation this year, but we’re still seeing a decent swathe of announcements prepared for the event still coming out into the wild, in particular am

Social audio platform Walkie-talkie raises $3.25M to expand its global reach

Walkie-talkie, a social audio platform developed by Picslo Corp, has raised a $3.25 million seed round led by Heroic Ventures. The round included participation from TI Platform Ventures, LDVP, Partech

Mercedes cars will have optional Dolby Atmos audio starting in 2022

You won't have to buy a Lucid Air if you want a car with more immersive Dolby Atmos. Mercedes will equip its cars with Atmos audio on all models that use both its latest MBUX interface (introduced

Dolby launches, its new self-service developer platform

Dolby Laboratories, the San Francisco-based company best known for its various audio and video processing tools, today announced the launch of, its first self-service platform for software de

Nvidia’s new Shield TV wins the Android TV market with amazing 4K upscaling

Nvidia has a new family of Android TV-based streaming devices, as tipped early via a couple of leaks from online stores. The new Nvidia Shield TV ($149) and Shield TV Pro ($199) replace the existing S

‘Filmmaker Mode’ will automatically turn off all the dumb motion smoothing and noise reduction on new TVs

Most people don’t adjust the settings on their TV after they buy it. Most newer TVs, meanwhile, come with a bunch of random junk turned on by default; things like motion smoothing that makes epi

Dolby quietly preps augmented audio recorder app “234″

Dolby is secretly building a mobile music production app it hopes will seduce SoundCloud rappers and other musicians. Codenamed “234” and formerly tested under the name Dolby Live, the fr

Dolby releases branded wireless headphones

Dolby’s been making a bigger push for consumer recognition in the last few years, so it was really just a matter of time before it released a branded product. As far as those things go, headphones m

Apple TV gets Dolby Atmos and streamlined sign-ons for channels and services

Apple TV, still definitely not a hobby, has some new features to add as it grows. Tim Cook mentioned that there are 50 percent more users now than there were last year, and no doubt they'll be happy w

HyperX’s Revolver S is the right example for Dolby 7.1 gaming headsets

If you’re into the booming eSports scene, you’ve heard of HyperX. Their prevalence at professional gaming tournaments as the de facto gaming headphones for pros is difficult to deny, espec

Sennheiser’s PC 373D Dolby 7.1 gaming headphones sound best with it disabled

Sennheiser is great at doing a lot of things, namely in the audio space. Headphones, microphones and the like. When Sennheiser combines the two and creates a gaming headset, you'd expect it to be pret

VR audio startup Dysonics closes Series A led by Intel Capital

If you had the chance to watch the second episode of the new season of Black Mirror, you won’t take much convincing when people tell you how important realistic 3D audio is to immersing you in a

Ray Dolby, Father Of Modern Noise Reduction, Dead At 80

Ray Dolby, creator of the Dolby noise-reduction system that revolutionized recording, died on September 12, 2013. He suffered from Alzheimer’s and died of leukemia in his San Francisco home. He

Dolby Sues RIM Over Patent Infringement, Aims To Halt Sales Of BlackBerry Devices

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Dalby Announces Lighter, Sexier* 3D Glasses

<img src="" />Do you still go see movies in the theater? Well you're in luck. Dolby just announced lighter 3D glasses for y

Dolby Brings 5.1 Surround To Netflix On The PS3

<img src=""><a href="">Netflix</a> is one step closer to dominating the movie watc

Contest: Win the final laptop from HP and Dolby

We had huge response yesterday and I’m pleased to report that it was a rousing success. Today is the final contest and it’s a big one. It’s open to entrants worldwide, so even if you liv

CrunchGear and Dolby's amazing post-holiday giveaway: Three HP Pavilion Laptops with Dolby Advanced Audio

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any better, we spring this on you. HP and Dolby would like to give you one of three HP Pavilion dv6t Select Edition laptops complete with Blu-Ray player
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