DVR

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

TiVo Bolt OTA DVR review: More features, but many familiar drawbacks as well

TiVo’s DVR for cord-cutters gets a hardware upgrade, but it’s missing some modern touches. Cord-cutters are no longer second-class citizens in TiVo’s world with the

Here are all the new Amazon devices out to buy or preorder now

Amazon revealed a flurry of new Echo, Fire TV, and and Alexa devices this week, now a bunch are up for sale. Below we’ve run

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

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

Cacagoo CA03 dash cam review: A great bargain for daytime use

Although the night video is weak, this $50 camera is as good as what you’d get for $100 just a couple of years ago. A

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

Channel Master Stream+ review: The ups and downs of an Android TV DVR

A decent subscription-free DVR for cord-cutters, held back by Google, Netflix, and Amazon. The Stream+ is a fairly inexpensive way to record free over-the-air channels,

7 Best Wireless Security Camera Systems of 2018

There is much that needs to be considered before purchasing the best wireless security camera for your individual requirements. We hope that the following information

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

Samsung SmartThings Link for Nvidia Shield TV review: A cheap smart home hub with one inherent shortcoming

The SmartThings dongle for the The Nvidia Shield TV is less expensive than a full-sized smart home hub, but it’s capabilities aren’t quite equal. Pros

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

QNAP TS-253B review: A short talk with a NAS box

With dual HDMI output, great performance, and a marvelous operating system, you couldn’t ask for much more. You could ask for a lower price, but

Vivint Smart Home review

The Good: Vivint offers a wide array of products that are all compatible with Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant and controlled via the Vivint app. The

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

Foscam F19901EP review

OUR VERDICT This metal bullet camera is built to last and beams back decent Full HD footage in daylight or darkness. Installation is fiddly and

Sling TV Review: Cheap Cable TV for Cord Cutters

The good Wide variety of channel packages Available on large number of devices Potentially inexpensive Competent DVR The bad Unwieldy interface Limited customization Insubstantial search

Xbox One X: everything you need to know about the 4K Xbox

We round up the news, from prices to release dates, specification to features of Microsoft’s Xbox One X, formerly known as Project Scorpio…  Microsoft’s Xbox

Tablo Dual OTA DVR review: Less clutter at a cost

Built-in storage makes the Tablo Dual simpler to setup, but you might still be better off with the old model. Pros Easy to set up

Samsung QNQ7F series review

The Good: The Samsung Q7 QLED TV is one of the best-designed TVs ever, with sleek, modern styling and impeccable fit and finish. The innovative

Hulu Live TV Review: The promise of good things to come

Hulu has finally launched its own live TV product, following in the footsteps of competitors like DirecTV NOW, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and most recently,

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Review

The Honda Civic has long been a go-to car for practicality and honest transportation. Sure, there have been several hyped models with plenty of horsepower

What Is 4K TV?

The biggest trend in TVs today is 4K, also known as ultra HD. It’s the latest bid to improve the sharpness and detail of big

What Is Sling TV? Everything You Need to Know

Cord cutting — ditching cable or satellite TV for online video — appeals to many people who are fed up with high pay-TV bills. Despite

Control4 EA-1 Home Automation System Review

PRICE $600 AT A GLANCE Plus 50 context-sensitive programmable buttons on remote IR, serial, and IP-based control Amazon Alexa voice-control integration Minus Controller generates a

DirecTV Now vs. Hulu : Which One Do You Need?

Let’s make one thing clear right off the bat: DirecTV Now and Hulu are apples and oranges. The former is a live TV service intended

SJCAM SJ4000 Camera Review

The SJCAM SJ4000 features a 2.0 inch screen on the rear, NTK96650 chipset and 12MP CMOS sensor, with high quality performance. You can easily use

Andoer 4K action camera vs Yi 4K action camera – A 4K battle between the best camera

Yi and Andoer are two well known companies for the cameras. Their latest announcement from the 4K category are both good. Yi 4K action camera

DirecTV Now Review : Cord-Cutting Catastrophe

THE GOOD Wide channel selection Reasonable prices THE BAD Buggy and busted Not enough platforms available Inconsistent video quality Competitors do everything better VERDICT DirecTV