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Amazon adds voice-controlled 'Alexa' features to Fire TV set-top
Amazon adds voice-controlled 'Alexa' features to Fire TV set-top
Amazon has added Alexa features to its popular Fire TV ser-top box, giving users the ability to launch apps, movies, shows and more using the Alexa voice-activated personal assistant. 19 May 2016
R.I.P. PlayStation TV, we barely knew you
R.I.P. PlayStation TV, we barely knew you
Sony has confirmed today that the PlayStation TV set-top box will no longer ship in Japan, as of today. 01 Mar 2016
Apple TV is finally getting voice dictation
Apple TV is finally getting voice dictation
Thanks to the latest tvOS beta released this week, we can see that the popular Apple TV set-top box is finally getting voice dictation - a long awaited feature. 11 Feb 2016
Amazon sells millions of its tablets, set-top boxes over holiday weekend
Amazon sells millions of its tablets, set-top boxes over holiday weekend
Amazon has boasted today that the Thanksgiving holiday shopping weekend was the best ever for Amazon devices, with the e-tailer giant selling millions of tablets, set-top boxes and streaming sticks. 03 Dec 2015
Report: Only males are buying the Apple TV
Report: Only males are buying the Apple TV
According to new data from research firm Slice Intelligence, only men appear to be buying the new Apple TV set-top. 08 Nov 2015
TiVo unveils 4K-supporting Bolt DVR
TiVo unveils 4K-supporting Bolt DVR
TiVo's latest set-top box, the Bolt, is making a play to be your primary streaming device. 02 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Nvidia unveils 4K Android TV set-top console for just $199
Nvidia unveils 4K Android TV set-top console for just $199
Nvidia has announced the latest generation of their SHIELD series, introducing the world's first 4K Android TV console. 04 Mar 2015 - 4 comments
Google goes for the Amazon Fire TV's jugular with new Nexus Player
Google goes for the Amazon Fire TV's jugular with new Nexus Player
Google kept the hits coming today after announcing their new flagship tablet and smartphone, introducing a streaming set-top box that aims right at the heart of Amazon's Fire TV. 16 Oct 2014
PSA: Amazon's Fire TV still with price reduced for limited time
PSA: Amazon's Fire TV still with price reduced for limited time
As a headsup for our readers, the Amazon Fire TV is still on sale, albeit for a limited time. 01 Oct 2014 - 1 comment
Amazon Fire TV gets new apps, but still no HBO Go
Amazon Fire TV gets new apps, but still no HBO Go
Amazon has announced today that their Fire TV streaming set-top box has received a whole new set of apps although the one everyone is waiting for - HBO Go, is still not available. 05 Aug 2014
Roku sales continue to grow, as does market share and usage
Roku sales continue to grow, as does market share and usage
Roku is now the undisputed king of streaming media set-top boxes. 12 Jul 2014 - 3 comments
YouTube, Netflix headed to some cable set-top boxes around the globe
YouTube, Netflix headed to some cable set-top boxes around the globe
Thanks to new cloud-based tech, cable set-top box users are starting to get access to YouTube around the globe, even on legacy boxes. 22 Jun 2014 - 3 comments
Video game consoles remain most popular devices to stream content on TVs
Video game consoles remain most popular devices to stream content on TVs
According to new research from BI Intelligence, video game consoles remain far and away the most popular devices to stream content. 07 Jun 2014 - 5 comments
Review: The powerful streaming, gaming set-top Amazon Fire TV
Review: The powerful streaming, gaming set-top Amazon Fire TV
Earlier this week, Amazon broke its silence on its long-awaited set-top box: the Fire TV. 06 Apr 2014 - 12 comments
Google's Android TV is a new simplified television platform for the video content hungry
Google's Android TV is a new simplified television platform for the video content hungry
Google appears to have moved on from their failed Google TV endeavor with a new TV interface that should make fans of content very happy: Android TV. 05 Apr 2014 - 2 comments
Amazon's media streaming set-top box is set for 'imminent' release
Amazon's media streaming set-top box is set for 'imminent' release
According to multiple new reports, Amazon's highly anticipated media streaming set-top box is set for imminent release, likely within a few weeks. 18 Mar 2014 - 2 comments
Amazon set-top box to include Bluetooth gaming controller with media controls
Amazon set-top box to include Bluetooth gaming controller with media controls
According to a new filing with an overseas regulatory agency (like the U.S.' FCC), it appears that Amazon's oft-rumored set-top box will include a Bluetooth gaming controller. 15 Mar 2014 - 2 comments
Apple TV now a billion dollar business
Apple TV now a billion dollar business
Speaking during the company's annual stockholders meeting, Apple CEO Tim Cook noted that their hobby project Apple TV set-top box is now a billion dollar business. 02 Mar 2014
Report: Amazon's set-top box sees more delays
Report: Amazon's set-top box sees more delays
Amazon has been trying to finalize their oft-rumored set-top box in time for the holidays but they have run into more delays. 24 Oct 2013
Vizio launches Co-Star LT set-top box
Vizio launches Co-Star LT set-top box
Vizo has unveiled the sequel to its Co-Star set-top box, dubbed the Co-Star LT. 17 Oct 2013
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