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Toshiba’s Fire TV Edition hands on review: Alexa-smart TV ships today

If the Fire TV Cube caught your eye, but your TV itself is due an upgrade, Amazon and Toshiba are hoping their new smart TV

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,

JBL Bar 5.1 Review

Pros  Tidy soundbar setup  Powerful bass  5.1 surround option  Wireless battery-powered rear speakers Cons  Voice levels can be difficult  Quiet listening performance lacking Key Features

Apple in 2017: the good, the bad and the painfully inevitable

From the highs of the iPhone X to the lows of the iPhone X’s notch… Apple is in its very own Groundhog Day. Every year,

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,

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

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.

Amazon Fire TV Review

Pros  Snappy operation  Stable connection  4K and HDR  Slim and sleek design  Simple UI Cons  Amazon content takes priority  No Now TV  Must use bundled

Google Daydream View (2017) review : Google’s next gen headset offers a better perspective

The Google Daydream View tweaks, fixed and slightly upgrades the original headset. Separately these changes are minor, but put together they make for an overall

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.

6 Cheap TVs (Under $250) Ranked Best to Worst

Best TVs Under $250 The TV industry may be abuzz with 4K resolution, wall-filling panels, and fancy features, but for a lot of people there’s

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

Vizio E series 2017 (60- to 80-inch) review

The Good: The bigger Vizio E series sets offer the best picture quality available in this price range, thanks to local dimming. The Google Cast

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

TCL P series Roku TV (2017) review

The Good: The affordable TCL P series has excellent overall image quality, with deep black levels, rich contrast and accurate color. Its Roku Smart TV

Sky Q vs Virgin V6: Which premium TV service is best for you?

SKY Q VS VIRGIN V6: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE, AND WHICH IS BEST? When it comes to premium TV in the UK there are just two

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

Gigabyte P57Xv7 Review

The Pros Good price for the specs; Bright, accurate panel with great refresh rate; Swappable optical drive; The Cons Below-average battery life; Lackluster audio; Verdict

Google I/O 2017: Latest news, keynote highlights and analysis

GOOGLE I/O 2017 KEYNOTE: HIGHLIGHTS, LATEST NEWS AND ANALYSIS The annual Google I/O 2017 developer conference is underway, and the keynote has already been and

Daydream: Everything you need to know about Google’s VR platform

The essential guide to all things Daydream Since its first announcement at the tenth Google I/O, it’s been clear that Google has wanted to push

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

7 Reasons Why PS4 Beats Xbox One

Why PS4 Wins If you’re just jumping into this console generation, you may be wondering: PlayStation 4 or Xbox One? The answer: PlayStation 4, obviously.

Xbox One vs. Xbox One S : Which Should You Buy?

The Xbox One S is the definitive version of Microsoft’s game console, featuring a gorgeously slim design, HDR gaming capabilities, and 4K Blu-ray and streaming

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

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