Streaming Hardware

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SiliconDust HDHomeRun DVR review: Buy the hardware, but you should skip the software

SiliconDust's HDHomeRun TV tuners are excellent, but the DVR service is not very good at all.

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Apple TV 4K and tvOS 11: Everything you need to know about Apple's digital media streamer

Have a question about Apple TV or tvOS? We've got answers! Here's everything you need to know about Apple's digital media receiver, including news on a potential 4K Apple TV.

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Channel Master's Stream+ is an Android TV box with a built-in TV tuner, but no Netflix

The Channel Master Stream+ Android box does DVR without subscription fees, but lacks a Netflix app.

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Why Amazon and Google just can't get along

Amazon Prime Video finally arrives on Apple TV, but don't hold your breath for Chromecast support.

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TiVo Bolt Vox DVR review: New look, same old app problem

The TiVo Bolt Vox brings a software overhaul and voice search, but it still feels tethered to the past.

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Black Friday deals: Best sales on TVs, speakers, and streaming video devices

The home theater category is rife with junk products and outright rip-offs on Black Friday. But here are the living room deals that TV buffs and cord cutters should actually care about.

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47% off HDMI Female to Female Coupler 2-Pack, Gold Plated High Speed Adapter - Deal Alert

Pop one of these adapters on the end of an HDMI cable and extend your back-of-the-tv HDMI port around front where it's easier to access. Or use them to couple multiple HDMI cables together for extended reach. 3D and 4k support.

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QNAP TS-253B review: A short talk with a NAS box

This fast and versatile NAS box will keep you informed with an OLED display and a speaker. Just don't buy it for the 4K video it hypes.

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Roku Ultra (2017) review: Stuck in the middle

If you need a streaming box with hardwired ethernet support, the Roku Ultra is the cheapest one available.

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Amazon Fire TV (2017) review: This is a step backward, even with 4K HDR

The new Fire TV has cheap 4K HDR video and a lot of problems.

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Channels DVR review: Ad-skipping helps justify the price for Apple TV owners

Channels is an Apple-centric, over-the-air DVR with high barriers to entry, but one killer feature.

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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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