streaming media

How Much RAM Do You Really Need?

“How much RAM do I need?” It’s one of the most frequent questions asked by anyone buying or upgrading a PC, and while there are

Zappiti Duo (2017) 4K HDR Media Streaming Player Review : Going from strength to strength

Pros Relatively simple to set up Excellent build quality Comprehensive connections Good, back-lit remote 4K HDR support Immersive audio capability Frame-packed 3D is no issue

Russound MCA-88X Streaming Housewide Audio Controller Review

PRICE $3,499 ($4,477 as reviewed) AT A GLANCE Plus Fast setup/programming Supports modern and legacy sources Integrates with many third-party systems AirPlay gives virtually unlimited

6 key features of the new Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick is faster, smarter and fluent in Alexa. Here are all the new features you need to know about. Amazon has

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

What Is Kodi? Everything You Need to Know

Kodi has slowly but surely made an impression on anyone who wants to share content around the home. The service has actually been available since

Hands on: Samsung Chromebook Pro review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The marriage between Chrome OS and Android has culminated into the Samsung Chromebook Pro, a device that perfectly rides the line between

Onenuts Nut 1 Android TV Box Review

Pros Good gaming and media playback support Feature-packed remote Attractive blue metal case Cons Netflix limited to 480p No Automatic Framerate Switching in Kodi Buggy

HP Stream 14 Review

THE GOOD: The inexpensive HP Stream 14 is an attractive, lightweight 14-inch Windows laptop with a long battery life and performance good enough for basic

SAMSUNG UN55KU7000 4K ULTRA HD TV REVIEW

HIGHS Brilliantly intuitive smart interface Rich and accurate color Sexy design Excellent 4K rendering Ergonomic, stylish remote LOWS Average black levels impact contrast Flattened shadow

11 Reasons to Buy an NVIDIA Shield

When it comes to entertainment boxes, you generally have two options. On one hand, you could go with a relatively inexpensive media streaming box like

Chromecast vs Fire TV Stick vs Roku Stick: Face-Off

If you want to keep your entertainment center elegant and minimalist without sacrificing a huge selection of channels, consider a streaming stick. These small HDMI

Chromecast 2 vs Chromecast Audio: What’s the difference?

Google recently launched two very similar-looking streaming devices in the Chromecast 2 and the Chromecast Audio. Here’s how they differ. When it came to following

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

Amazon Fire HD 10 Review – Only Amazon addicts need apply

Amazon’s largest ever tablet is also the company’s thinnest, and as you’d expect the Fire HD 10 does its level best to be the perfect

Audi’s 496HP e-tron quattro concept previews 2018’s all-electric SUV

Audi has taken the wraps off its vision of the perfect electric SUV, the Audi e-tron quattro concept, delivering more than 310 miles of range

New Amazon Fire TV with microSD leaked in FCC listing

An FCC listing has once again spilled the beans on an upcoming tech device, this time a possible new Fire TV from Amazon. The listing,

ASUS makes a Zenfone 2 with a whopping 256GB of storage

Smartphones with more than 128GB of storage are still extremely rare, but they just became a little more accessible… if you live in Brazil, at

9 Free Web Apps to Replace Your Desktop Software

A few years ago, trying to move to an online-only existence wasn’t a practical option, but now long-serving web apps have grown more powerful and

2016 Honda Accord revealed with CarPlay and Android Auto

  Honda will launch Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on the 2016 Accord, the upcoming refresh of its full-sized sedan. The iPhone and Android connectivity

iOS 9 to upgrade iTunes Match limit to 100,000 songs

As Apple Music, Apple’s new streaming audio service, is about to debut tomorrow with the launch of iOS 8.4, Senior VP Eddy Cue has answered

Devialet Phantom Review – Delectable French aural oddness

Devialet’s Phantom resembles something from Portal, has audiophiles by turns fuming or fawning, and squeezes up to 3,000W into a casing some physicists say shouldn’t

Did Apple dash Dre’s dream of a Beats Sonos-rival?

Apple axed Beats’ ambitions of a wireless home audio system to rival Sonos, insiders say, with the rumored project iced in the aftermath of the

Spotify raises $526 million in funding to continue battling Apple

In the aftermath of Apple revealing its own new music streaming service, news has leaked that Spotify has just closed a funding round with $526

PlayStation Vue rolls out iPad app for TV streaming

PlayStation Vue, Sony’s new television streaming service, has released its first iOS app for the iPad. PlayStation Vue Mobile offers similar functionality to what you’d

Plex now streams securely over HTTPS

Plex, the media server software that streams your content to different devices in your home, has just announced a big change in the name of

Amazon Fire TV Stick Review – A Prime no-brainer

  Amazon may have been late to the streaming box game with theFire TV, but the retail behemoth isn’t letting that initial tardiness hold it