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Barb Gonzalez  |  Nov 09, 2017  |  0 comments
With the addition of 4K HDR streaming, the new Roku Streaming Stick+ ($70) is powerful enough for your home theater and portable enough to take on the road. A recent trip took me to several cities where I was able to test out the Stick+ on a number of hotel TVs, including a 4K HDR Samsung model (!) in a cottage where I stayed.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Oct 26, 2017  |  0 comments
Sonos recently introduced the Sonos One smart speaker with built-in Alexa voice control. But you don’t have to buy a new speaker to use Alexa to control your Sonos system.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Oct 11, 2017  |  1 comments
Roku has released its 2017 line of streaming players. Find out if you need to upgrade to a new Roku.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Sep 27, 2017  |  0 comments
Roku is offering free, ad-supported movies through its new streaming movie channel.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Sep 13, 2017  |  0 comments
The new Apple TV with 4K HDR capabilities will be released September 22nd. Learn the details and what content will be available.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Aug 23, 2017  |  0 comments
Google has added features to its Google Home smart speaker. Find out how to pair a phone using Bluetooth and make phone calls directly from the voice-activated speaker.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Aug 10, 2017  |  0 comments
Alexa can now search and control playback on Fire TV players, sticks, and Fire TV Edition Smart TVs.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Jul 26, 2017  |  0 comments
The Reelgood web app makes it easy to find something you want to watch by aggregating movies and TV shows across many streaming services.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Jul 14, 2017  |  First Published: Jul 13, 2017  |  0 comments
You can use Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa to control streaming to your TV right now. But do you want to?
Barb Gonzalez  |  Jun 21, 2017  |  1 comments
With the PlayOn Cloud mobile app and PlayOn Desktop, there is finally an online DVR that is easy to use and offers the features you want from a DVR. 
Barb Gonzalez  |  Jun 07, 2017  |  3 comments
Apple throws its hat in the smart speaker ring with the HomePod. Here's what was announced.
Barb Gonzalez  |  May 24, 2017  |  0 comments
Net neutrality is being threatened again. What you can do to stop the repeal of the Title II Order that allows the FCC to protect our fair and free access to the internet.
Barb Gonzalez  |  May 10, 2017  |  0 comments
Hulu has released a public beta of its Live TV feature in a completely redesigned app so I tried it out to see if it is it a bona fide replacement for pay TV.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Apr 26, 2017  |  0 comments
Designed for cord-cutters, Dish’s AirTV combines premium and local channels with online streaming and attempts to mimic the experience of watching cable or satellite. We take it for a test drive.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Apr 12, 2017  |  2 comments
In the search for ways to free ourselves from the escalating costs of pay TV, the missing piece of the puzzle is the ability to stream and record live local TV broadcasts. We can stream movies, previous TV seasons, and many cable channels—from Food TV and A&E to Cartoon Network on Sling TV— but getting local TV is another matter.

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