Streaming Hardware

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Roku Streaming Stick and Stick+ review: A new remote makes a big difference

Roku's Sticks get even better with TV controls, voice commands, and 4K HDR video at the high end.

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Apple TV 4K review: The ultimate iTunes box has finally arrived

Apple has finally released a TV box that can handle 4K HDR streaming, and even with a few missing parts, it’s the perfect companion for your UHD television.

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Mediasonic Homeworx HW180STB review: Dirt-cheap DVR for broadcast TV

The MediaSonic Homeworx HW180STB has a dumb-as-a-rock recording features that might remind you of an old VCR.

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Meijer is selling the Chromecast Ultra today for $35

If you live in one of the six states that has Meijer stores, you can pick up the Chromecast Ultra for nearly half price right now.

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Where’s the antenna support on streaming-TV boxes?

As Roku and Amazon add cool new antenna integration to their smart TVs, streaming players get left out.

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ClearStream TV review: This digital TV tuner lets you pause and rewind live TV

And an onboard Wi-Fi adapter lets you stream live TV to any streaming box or mobile device on your home network.

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Roku revamps its entire line of media streamers and slashes the price of its Roku Ultra

Several models support voice recognition, 4K resolution, and HDR.

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With the new Amazon Fire TV, voice becomes the killer feature

4K HDR is nice, but what really sets the Fire TV apart is its deepening ties to Alexa.

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WD My Cloud Home Duo review: Super easy to use, but also super slow and short on features

We like that WD is trying to make network attached storage easier, more connected, and cross-device compatible. But this box is incredibly slow writing data, and it's missing a key feature.

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Nvidia's new $179 Shield TV bundle battles Apple TV 4K

Nvidia's $179 Shield TV bundle sheds the game controller to match the price of the new Apple TV 4K.

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Missed the iPhone X Event? Here’s how you can watch it

Apple makes the video of its events available online in case you couldn't watch it live.

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8 things more exciting than Apple’s new iPhone

A new iPhone is nice and all, but these are the things I really want to see at the Sept. 12 Apple event.

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TerraMaster F2-420 NAS review: Storage device hampered by clunky management software

As a basic file server the TerraMaster F2-240 is serviceable, but it lacks the depth, capabilities, and polish you’ll find in other NAS products.

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Tablo Engine review: This over-the-air DVR could take on TiVo

Tablo Engine is a simple over-the-air DVR for a single television, but it's far too light on features.

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Elgato Stream Deck review: A streamer's best friend

Elgato's programmable Stream Deck wants to make your streaming life easier. Despite glitchy software, it does its job.

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Amazon Fire TV gets hands-free voice control via Echo and other Alexa devices

Alexa devices like the Amazon Echo can now control the Fire TV, no remote required.

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Cord cutting is easier and better than ever, but it’s not the right choice for every TV fan

Cable and satellite TV can be expensive, but don’t feel guilty if you want to keep it.

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23% off HDMI Cloner Box for Gaming or HD Video Stream Capture, No PC needed - Deal Alert

Clone video from virtually any video device including game consoles and DVD/Blu-ray. With the push of a button, this device captures and records to any attached USB stick, with no PC required.

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HDHomeRun and Emby DVR review: Power to the cord cutter

Emby's do-it-yourself DVR packs plenty of features if you have the right hardware and don't mind jumping through some hoops.

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Echo Show Ships on Wednesday, Buy 2 and Get a $100 Discount Right Now - Deal Alert

Amazon's Echo Show finally starts shipping this Wednesday. If you buy two right now, you get a $100 discount. And if you select 2-day shipping, you'll actually get it on the day it's released.

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