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    Roku 4 vs. Fire TV vs. Apple TV: 2015 Streaming Showdown

    Every time one of these media boxes is announced, I’m always reminded of that little Irving Berlin ditty Anything You Can Do. First, the Apple TV was announced in early September, Apple’s first revision of the hardware...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Sling TV Review: A New Hope?

    When Sling TV was announced at the 2015 CES, it was instantly a big hit. It offered something that sounded a lot like “a la carte cable TV,” the elusive Bigfoot that TV viewers have been breathlessly seeking for years....

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    10 Essentials for Enjoying Your Next, All-Day Netflix Binge

    Are you binge watching right now? Friends has arrived on Netflix, the third season of House of Cards is on its way (and looks as high-stakes as ever) and Amazon is finally tracking in the world of prestigious streaming with...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    Roku Streaming Stick Review (HDMI Version): Size Matters Not

    At $50, the new Roku 3500R Streaming Stick (HDMI version) is priced between the best-in-class Roku 3 ($99) and the Google Chromecast ($35), both of which we’ve reviewed on The CheckOut (9/10 and 7/10, respectively). You might think of the Streaming...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Roku 3 Review

    Popular with consumers who have ditched expensive cable and cut the cord, Roku hardware has long offered access to many popular streaming video applications for a fairly low cost. Released during March 2013, the new Roku 3...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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