CORRECTION: Google Chromecast 2015 reviewed

Google’s phone-centric Chromecast puck still a great value, but not as your main streamer

Correction notice: The CNET Home Theater and Audio newsletter you received earlier today featured the wrong lead story. This error is fixed in the newsletter below. We apologize for the error and thank you for reading!

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CNET October 7, 2015

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Google Chromecast review: Cheap, tiny streamer continues to innovate
Boasting improved Wi-Fi access and a funky new design, Google popular streamer is back and better than ever, for the same low price. But is it good enough to fulfill your everyday Netflix fix? READ MORE »
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This Vizio TV costs $130,000, so it’d better be good

The Vizio Reference Series, featuring a high-end, huge-screened TV packed with the latest display technology, is finally going on sale. For the price of a very nice BMW. Or 5.7 Camrys.

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Beats’ new Pill+ Bluetooth speaker charges with Apple Lightning cable

Slightly bigger and shaped differently than the original Pill, the new Pill+ offers better sound and battery life, as well faster charging with an included Lightning cable.

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DTS Play-Fi makes some noise with new music products, updated app

The first major update to the multiroom audio system brings products from new partners as well as support for more services, such as multiroom Spotify Connect.

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Samsung refreshes multiroom line with 360-degree speakers

Samsung has replaced its Shape mulitroom speakers with a new range of 360-degree models.

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Audio show runs the gamut from budget to insanely priced gear

The Audiophiliac’s highlights from the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver.

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