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Best Streaming Players 2014
Jul 17, 2014 - in Reviews
If you want to stream Netflix, Hulu or Amazon to your TV, you need a streaming media player. Here are the best streaming media players of 2014.
Slingbox M1 Review: Easily Stream Live TV Online
Jul 15, 2014 - in Reviews
SlingBox M1 beams live and DVR'd cable or satellite TV over the Net to computers and mobile devices, with good quality and no monthly fees.
G-Box Midnight MX2 Set-Top Box Review: Much Assembly Required
Jul 10, 2014 - in Reviews
Running Android 4.2 and XBMC media software, the Midnight MX2 promises to outperform set-top boxes such as Roku, but falls short of its potential.
Best Shows to Watch on Hulu Right Now
Jul 1, 2014 - in News
Wondering what to watch on Hulu tonight? Here are the best new streaming television shows and original series available on Hulu right now.
Best Shows to Watch on Amazon Prime Instant Video Now
Jul 1, 2014 - in News
Wondering what to watch on Amazon tonight? Here are the best new streaming television shows and original series on Amazon right now.
Android TV Controller Images Leaked
Jun 30, 2014 - in News
The first images of the Android TV game controller were leaked, showing a standard setup with four face buttons and dual analog sticks.
How to Watch Live TV Online
Jun 25, 2014 - in News
Whether you're a cord cutter or a cable junkie, you want access to live TV. Here are seven ways to watch live TV online or on your phone.
How to Stream Video to a TV from a Mobile Device or Computer
Jun 13, 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.
Amazon Prime Music vs. Spotify: It's No Contest
Jun 12, 2014 - in News
Amazon's Prime Music sounds like a sweet deal, but how does it stack up to Spotify? Here's how the two compare.
Amazon Prime Music Arrives to Fight Spotify, Pandora
Jun 12, 2014 - in News
Amazon's new Prime Music service ties into your existing membership to bring unlimited tunes to all your devices.
Aereo TV Streaming Comes to Google Chromecast
Jun 5, 2014 - in News
The Internet TV streaming service Aereo is now available on Google's Chromecast, but a Supreme Court case may put the company in peril.
Xbox One Getting Twitter, Vine and a Wealth of Entertainment Apps
Jun 4, 2014 - in News
Xbox One and 360 are gaining over 45 entertainment apps, including an Xbox One Twitter app that syncs with live TV.
How to Change Your Wi-Fi Network on Chromecast
May 29, 2014 - in News
Change Wi-Fi networks for your Chromecast with this step-by-step guide.
Where to Watch 'The Walking Dead' Online
May 22, 2014 - in News
'Walking Dead' fans without cable can still watch the hit TV show with these cord-cutting options.
Netflix vs. Amazon Prime Instant Video: Face-Off
May 19, 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.
TV Shows Added to Popcorn Time Streaming Service
May 14, 2014 - in News
Grab the popcorn: The free torrent-streaming movie service Popcorn Time now offers TV shows, and has a downloadable Android version.
Best Shows on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and More: May 2014
May 2, 2014 - in News
May blooms with new content from both TV programs now streaming and online originals, while the coming months offer even more original shows.
Apple TV Review: Easy Interface, Limited Content
Apr 28, 2014 - in Reviews
This set-top box may be the best choice for heavy iTunes and Apple product users, but it has less content than competitors and a dated design.
Best Roku Channels 2014
Apr 24, 2014 - in Reviews
Whether you're looking for movies, TV shows, music or kids' programming, these Roku apps rise above the rest.
Roku 3 Set-Top Box Review: Lots of Content, Little Hassle
Apr 22, 2014 - in Reviews
The leader of the streaming player pack, the Roku 3 offers the most content choices, a comprehensive search feature and a remote that enables private listening.
What the Aereo Supreme Court Case Means for You
Apr 22, 2014 - in News
The outcome of the Aereo Supreme Court case could have far-reaching implications for how people consume online content.
Netflix May Jack Monthly Fee to $10
Apr 21, 2014 - in News
Netflix may hike its subscription fee by one or two dollars for new members to help it acquire new content and improve streaming.
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?
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.