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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 ...... 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. Earlier this year, the company confirmed ...... 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 have confirmation that the popular Apple TV set-top box is finally getting voice dictation ...... 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 ...... 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. Slice uses email receipts ...... 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. The Bolt supports cable and Verizon FiOS, has ...... 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." The design of ...... 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 ...... 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. The e-commerce giant dropped the price last ...... 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 ...... 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. From its humble beginnings just five years ago, Roku has seen its sales ...... 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 SD 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 on TVs. ...... 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. The device, which rivals a growing amount of consumer ...... 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 ...... 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 ...... 02 Mar 2014
Report: Amazon's set-top box sees more delays
Report: Amazon's set-top box sees more delays
According to the Verge, 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. The $80 box offers 1080p streaming, 3D, advanced HTML5 support ...... 17 Oct 2013
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