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Chromecast Review — Small Price, Small Selection
Apr 17, 2014 - in Reviews
Although the Chromecast is almost foolproof in both setup and functionality, what it does is limited compared to the competition.
How to Store and Stream Movies with Plex
Apr 11, 2014 - in News
You don’t need a fancy network-attached storage device, set-top box or crazy living room setup in order to watch your home movie collection, rock out to all of your MP3s or view your photos from the comfort of another room. You just need Plex Media Serv
Smart TVs: Everything You Need to Know
Apr 10, 2014 - in Reviews
We help raise your smart TV IQ. Not all models are created equal, so read on to find the best features, bargains and budget alternatives.
Amazon Fire TV Review
Apr 3, 2014 - in Reviews
Amazon's Fire TV is an innovative and powerful entertainment device, but there's plenty of room for improvement.
Google Chromecast vs. Roku Streaming Stick: Which Device Wins?
Apr 1, 2014 - in Reviews
They might look the same, but the Chromecast and the new Roku HDMI stick are very different devices, with very different capabilities.
Roku Streaming Stick Review: Mighty Mini Media Machine
Mar 27, 2014 - in Reviews
Roku took its content-rich, easy-to-use set-top box and shrank both the dimensions and the price. What's not to like?
Netflix vs. Amazon Prime Instant Video: Face-Off
Mar 25, 2014 - in News
Amazon Prime Instant Video is a worthy contender in the field of streaming video services, but it still lags behind Netflix where it counts.
What Is Google Chromecast?
Mar 25, 2014 - in News
Chromecast plugs into your TV and grants easy access to multiple streaming services, from Netflix and YouTube to Hulu Plus and Google Play.
Your Guide to Cable TV Cord-Cutting
Mar 11, 2014 - in News
Is it time to ditch cable or satellite TV? Follow this guide to figure out the best and cheapest ways to watch your favorite TV programs.
What Is Aereo Streaming Video Service? FAQ
Feb 25, 2014 - in Reviews
Skip the antenna. Aereo is a video provider that lets you watch all the TV broadcast in your region over an Internet connection.
How to Connect a Phone, Tablet, Mac or PC to Your TV
Feb 24, 2014 - in News
In this guide, we tell you which cables or adapters you'll need to connect an iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac, Android device or PC to your TV.
How to Buy a Set Top Box
Feb 21, 2014 - in Reviews
If you want to stream video to your TV, you’ll need a streaming media player or set top box. Here’s a guide.
How to Stream Video from a Mobile Device or Computer to a TV
Feb 21, 2014 - in News
You can stream video to your TV from a PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad or Android device. Here's a guide to wireless video-slinging options.
Aereo Runs Out of Capacity in New York
Jan 31, 2014 - in News
The controversial online-TV service Aereo has run out of capacity in New York, just days before the Super Bowl.
Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast: Which Device Wins?
Jan 28, 2014 - in Reviews
There's an over-the-top battle going on to deliver streaming, Internet-based entertainment to the living-room TV. From storage companies to consumer-electronics firms, and Blu-ray players to smart TVs, there's a wide array of such devices, but the most
Beats Music Review
Jan 24, 2014 - in Reviews
Beats Music brings finely curated playlists and deep personalization to the world of music streaming, complete with a sleek interface and millions of songs.
Xbox One to Stream Live Sports
Jan 22, 2014 - in News
More sports coverage is coming to Microsoft's Xbox One through a partnership with NeuLion.
Where to Watch Movies Dropped from Netflix Streaming
Jan 6, 2014 - in News
With the new year, some films disappeared from Netflix's streaming service, but you can still find them elsewhere online.
Forget iTV. Set-top Maker Roku Launches its Own Smart TVs
Jan 5, 2014 - in News
Streaming video set-top maker integrates smart TV software into smaller TV brads. Also announces more TVs that support its Chromecast-like dongle.
Where to Stream NFL Playoff Games for Free
Jan 3, 2014 - in News
No TV? No problem. Here's where to stream the NFL Playoffs and the Superbowl for nothing from NBC, CBS and FOX.
ABC Online TV Shows to Require Pay TV Subscriptions
Jan 2, 2014 - in News
You'll have to prove you pay to watch free TV.
Top 10 Online Streaming Video Services
Jan 1, 2014 - in Picture Story
Whether you're looking to get your feet wet or expand your streaming horizons, check out 10 of the best services for watching online video.
Best Shows on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and Yahoo for Jan. 2014
Dec 31, 2013 - in News
New Years resolutions are often about going to the gym, but should you find yourself on the couch, check out the best online shows this month.
Chromecast Adds 10 More Internet TV Apps
Dec 10, 2013 - in News
The inexpensive Chromecast Internet-TV gadget gets VEVO, Songza, Revision 3 and seven other apps to its lineup.
NimbleTV Brings Online TV to NYC, but Not to Cord-Cutters
Dec 10, 2013 - in News
The new NimbleTV service will let New Yorkers watch broadcast TV over the Internet, but only if they are cable subscribers.
Best Shows on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and Yahoo Dec. 2013
Dec 4, 2013 - in News
With the holiday season comes not only festive fare, but new show announcements and episodes of online favorites.
Microsoft Launches XboxVideo.com Streaming Site
Nov 27, 2013 - in News
Microsoft takes its Xbox Video platform to the Web to let console gamers stream purchased videos on the computer.
Where to Watch Your Favorite TV Shows Online - Nov. 2013
Nov 26, 2013 - in News
Almost anything you like to watch on cable, you can also watch online. It's often not free, but it may be cheaper than your cable TV bill.
Sign-Up for Valve’s Game Streaming Beta
Nov 11, 2013 - in News
Valve has announced it will be beta-testing Steam’s ability to stream games from one computer to another.
Best Shows on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and YouTube Nov. 2013
Oct 29, 2013 - in News
With Thanksgiving around the corner, November offers up plenty of online originals and television series to satisfy any appetite.