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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

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

Grace Digital Encore+ review: Great sounding Wi-Fi and internet music streaming

The Grace Digital Encore+ offers great sound and integration for your music playback needs. NAILED IT Nice, solid looking cabinet design Fantastic, deep, rich sound

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

Tivo’s latest DVR brings a software overhaul and voice search, but it still feels tethered to the past. Pros The new software is simpler and

TCL S305 series Roku TV (2017) review

The Good: Roku TV delivers the best smart-TV experience on the market. A superb user interface makes its thousands of apps and streaming video easy to

Roku Ultra vs Apple TV 4K vs Nvidia Shield: Face-Off

Streaming dongles are more powerful and affordable than ever, but if you want a truly premium viewing experience, a full-fledged box is the way to

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.

Samsung DeX Dock review

The Good: Compact size doubles a charging dock. USB, HDMI, Ethernet and USB-C ports support keyboards, mice and monitors. Samsung’s clean computer-like layout works well as

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

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

Google Home and Chromecast vs. Amazon Echo and Fire TV: Which is the best hands-free TV experience?

Watching TV no longer requires a remote–at least in certain circumstances. Let’s be honest: Reaching for the remote while watching TV isn’t a major inconvenience.

FuboTV Premier review: This service streams lots of sports channels, but not ESPN

Cord-cutting sports fans get a lot for $35 per month, but there some big holes and plenty of rough edges. Pros Great value for soccer

Apple original TV programming: What’s it producing and why?

Reports from last year suggested Dr Dre would soon star in Apple’s first original TV series, a somewhat-autobiographical drama called Vital Signs, but now we’re

2014 Honda Forza Scooter First Ride Review

Mid-size scooters have always had me scratching my head and wondering, “Why?” I think of scooters as convenient two-wheeled rides for quick jumps to the

Roku 4 review: The ultimate 4K accessory for your shiny new TV

THE GOOD The Roku 4 delivers 4K video, promising the best-quality video streams available today. It has more 4K-capable apps than other devices and makes

Google Chromecast review (2015): not much new, but still worth $35

The original Chromecast proved that big surprises can come in small packages. Even though it was just a $35 HDMI dongle the size of a

Apple may launch a giant iPad

The Apple rumor mill has churned out some “giant” news. A DigiTimes report raised speculations that Apple will be launching a 12.9-inch iPad, with sales

Showtime and Apple partner to launch standalone streaming service

  Showtime has confirmed recent rumors, officially announcing that it will be launching a standalone Internet streaming service next month. The service will follow in