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Amazon Fire TV Recast review: This over-the-air DVR is frustratingly close to great

While it nailing the little details, this box whiffs on some important things. The mere existence of Amazon’s Fire TV Recast is a testament to how popular cord-cutting has

Rayo i5 mini projector review: A projector that fits in your pocket

If you are one looking to purchase a mini projector, there are quite a few options to choose from. Today we have with us the Rayo

Everything Amazon just announced: Echo, Alexa, Fire TV, and more

Amazon took a blunderbuss approach to their device event this morning, so we’re going to attempt to nutshell the lot. Revealed today were a whole

Polk Audio Command Bar soundbar review: Good sound, with Alexa at your service

Is that an Echo Dot in your chassis, or are you just glad to see me? With solid, well-balanced sound and Amazon Alexa on board,

How to control your TV with Alexa : Sometimes your voice is the best remote in the room.

When it works, controlling your TV with Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant can feel like magic. Using voice commands avoids thumbing through menus and can get

AAXA P6 Battery Powered Projector Review

The problem with portable televisions is simple. They’re either too small to be practical, or too bulky and fragile to really be portable. By contrast,

Amazon Fire TV Cube Review: Alexa, hide the remote

PROS Alexa makes a capable media navigator Setup is straightforward Still get many of Alexa’s other Skills Competitively priced CONS Not a fully-fledged Echo IR

AirTV review: Send live TV broadcasts all over your house—and to your mobile devices, too

This set-top box distributes over-the-air TV on your Wi-Fi network and to anywhere else you have broadband access. Designed for cord cutters, AirTV distributes broadcast

Sonos Beam is new $399 smart speakerbar

Sonos has revealed its latest speaker, the Sonos Beam, a smaller soundbar that wants to be both your music and your home entertaining speaker. Unveiled

X-Fi Sonic Carrier review: Home theater of the absurd

It’s the finest soundbar on the market. But for the money, is it better than conventional surround sound? It is without a doubt the best

How to connect your Android phone or tablet to your HDTV

No matter how big your Android smartphone or tablet display, there are times when you’ll want to view your photos and videos on something even

Tablo Dual Lite DVR review: The all-around champ is cheaper than ever

This is the best over-the-air DVR for folks who aren’t tech-savvy. Some sticking points haven’t changed, but Tablo’s latest whole-home DVR for cord-cutters is inexpensive

Android in 2017: the highs and the lows

Another 365 (and one-fourth) days have passed. Naysayers have again been proven wrong. Android is still going strong and the open source operating system is

Sony XBR-X900E Review

The Good: The Sony XBR-X900E evinces excellent image quality, with deep black levels, accurate color, solid video processing and best-in-class high dynamic range performance. Its modern,

Vizio M-Series (2017) review

The Good: The affordable Vizio M-Series has better overall picture quality than anything else at its price, and in some ways outperforms even more expensive TVs.

Alexa vs. Siri vs. Google Assistant: Which Smart Assistant Wins?

As if managing our interpersonal relationships weren’t already challenging enough in this digital day and age, now we have to worry about talking to artificial

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

Roku’s stellar mid-range streamers get even better. In a perfect world, cutting the cable cord and setting up a new streaming player would allow you

Roku Streaming Stick Plus Review: The Ultimate 4K Streaming Stick

THE GOOD Inexpensive Full 4K HDR capabilities Huge app selection Customizable interface THE BAD Remote lacks an audio jack Search could be deeper VERDICT The

Which is the best movie streaming box for you? New Fire TV vs Apple TV 4K vs Chromecast and more

A lot of TVs nowadays have some variation of streaming service built in, but there are still plenty of us that still have “dumb” TVs.

Hisense 43H6D Review: Budget-Friendly 4K HDR

THE GOOD 4K HDR support Affordable price Plenty of HDMI ports Easy-to-use interface THE BAD Chunky design Low brightness Backlight isn’t uniform Limited app selection

Amazon Fire TV (2017) hands on review

The streaming device to beat them all? Amazon’s new Fire TV box has a fresh design, supports 4K HDR video and Dolby Atmos sound, and

Westinghouse 4K Amazon Fire TV Review: Great for anyone, especially cord-cutters

PROS Very bright backlight and crisp images Amazon’s platform works flawlessly OTA TV features are great for cord-cutters Lightweight Having Alexa on the TV is

Apple TV 4K Review: One Powerful (But Pricey) Streaming Box

THE GOOD Fantastic 4K HDR content Intuitive home screen Simple iOS and macOS integration THE BAD Expensive Fiddly remote No digital audio or USB ports

Apple TV 4K vs Apple TV: Prices, specs and features compared

Apple is finally joining the civilized world of 4K Ultra-HD with its new Apple TV 4K, a new streaming box that can output the higher resolution in conjunction with HDR.

Nebula Mars Portable Cinema review

The Good: The Nebula Mars is a compact portable projector that delivers decent video quality for its size, and has built-in sound via dual 10W

TCL S405 series Roku TV (2017) review

The Good: The TCL S405 series are among the least expensive 4K TVs on the market. Roku TV delivers the simplest, most comprehensive smart TV

Roku Ultra review

OUR VERDICT Roku Ultra almost sets a new high bar for streaming video players but it’s shown up by its more cost-effective cousin, the Premiere+.

Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV vs. Android TV: Which streamer should you buy?

Streaming video, whether it’s from Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime, Watch ESPN or PBS Kids, is more popular than ever. And the selection of devices to

Element EL4KAMZ17 series (Amazon Fire TV Edition) review

The Good: The Element Fire TV with Alexa delivers better built-in voice controls than any TV available, including search, playback control and smart-home command. It

Amazon Fire TV Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Roku Streaming Stick

Having a hard time figuring out which streaming device is right for you? We don’t blame you. It seems like every year there are another