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Sony Bravia A8F TV 55-inch Review

Our Verdict The Sony A8F is the A1 in a new form factor. The TV has fantastic picture quality and the sound is good too.

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,

Tablets are dead, long live Chrome tablets!

Google experience a glitch in the matrix over the weekend where the last traces of Android’s tablet existence vanished without a trace. Evidence that there

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

Atari VCS hand-on review: Imagine the SNES Classic Mini and Nvidia Shield TV combined

The Atari VCS – formerly Ataribox – has had a relatively rocky ride since it was announced last year. A delay to its crowd funding phase, let

MXR Pro Plus Review: Budget RK3328 Android Box with 4GB RAM

Just how good is a budget RK3288 Android box with 4GB of RAM? Pros 4GB of RAM Attractive TV-friendly User Interface Cons No automatic framerate

Rikomagic MK39 Review: Beastly Specs with Missed Potential

Pros Excellent performance thanks to RK3399 SoC Android 7.1 Plenty of RAM and storage onboard Cons Firmware has issues No 5.1 Audio Passthrough 480p Netflix

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

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,

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Beelink SEA I Review: Android TV Box with HDMI Recording and Internal HDD Bay

Pros Ability to record from HDMI is great Good gaming performance Internal hard drive bay is useful Cons Automatic Framerate Switching only for 24Hz content

MeLE V9 Review: Android TV Box with HDMI Recording and 3.5″ HDD Bay

Pros HDMI recording offers more use cases Solid gaming performance Internal hard drive bay is great for increasing storage Cons Automatic Framerate Switching limited to

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

Alienware 15 R3 Review

Pros / Attractive redesigned chassis; Good graphics and overall performance; Comfortable keyboard; Tobii eye-tracking integration; Lovely G-Sync enabled display Cons / Below-average battery life; A

Nvidia Shield TV (2017) review: The daddy of 4K HDR media streaming

When the original Nvidia Shield TV came out in 2015 it was far and away the most powerful, most capable media streamer out there. Powered

NVIDIA SHIELD Controller Review (Gen 2, 2017)

PROS Top-notch feel Aesthetically pleasing Refined design makes a good upgrade from the original Battery lasts longer than the original CONS Provides essentially the same

Hands on: Nintendo Switch review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Innovative and fun, the Switch looks set to make Nintendo cool again. FOR Unique design Interesting announced titles AGAINST Battery concerns Online

New NVIDIA SHIELD TV hands-on at CES 2017: all about that controller

My initial experience with NVIDIA SHIELD 2017 was a positive one. While the device does not – at first – seem to be all that

Vorke V1 Mini-PC Review : Not great as an HTPC but a decent little Windows Box

Pros Solid playback of ‘core’ video & audio Good network & transfer speeds Expandable internal storage Decent price for specification Cons Fan can be heard

Sony XBR-X850D series review

THE GOOD: The Sony XBR-X850D offers cutting-edge 4K HDR features, accurate color and solid video processing. Its minimalist design looks understated yet futuristic. Android TV’s

Alienware 13 R3 OLED Review

Pros / Slimmer, sleeker chassis; Gorgeous OLED display; Super-comfortable keyboard; VR-ready Cons / Runs a bit hot; Short battery life Verdict / The Alienware 13

Roku Ultra and Roku Premiere+ reviews : The priciest Roku still isn’t the best Roku

Improvements to Roku’s high-end set-top boxes don’t add up to a better value—unless you need 4K HDR video. Even before the Roku Ultra arrived, spending

Roku Express Review — No Chromecast Killer

THE GOOD Large channel selection Inexpensive THE BAD Laggy interface Performance problems Inefficient physical design Every other Roku is better VERDICT The inexpensive Roku Express

UMi Super Review (Euro Edition)

PROS Competitive specs straddling mid and high range Fast charging right out of the box Near vanilla Android experience Choice between on-screen or capacitive navigation