Apple

Choosing Roku Over Fire TV

My streaming hardware preference has waxed and waned over the years. And, whereas I'd given the Fire TV a slight…

October 27, 2017

Three Surprises From The New Apple Big Top

Due to the tremendous number of (accurate) leaks, there weren't too many surprises from the new Steve Jobs theater located within the…

September 14, 2017

Sonos Speaker Gains Far-field Mics For Voice Control

Well will you look at that... While Sonos' April FCC filing turns out to be rather pedestrian, a brand spanking new,…

August 28, 2017

Ecobee4 Smart Thermostat Gets Deeper Alexa Integration

Update: Confirmation of Alexa support and a photo of the ecobee4 can be found here, ahead of a May 3rd announcement. The…

April 3, 2017

3 Weeks With Apple AirPods

I admit it. I was one of those skeptics who initially mocked the wireless Apple AirPods ($159). But quickly changed my tune upon…

February 14, 2017

Slingbox Manufacturing Halted… In Favor Of Video Production Ecosystem

In a move that probably surprises to no one, I can confirm reports that Echostar subsidiary Sling Media halted Slingbox production last…

January 11, 2017

Channel Master delivers OTA television with a side of Roku

One of the primary drawbacks of most streamers is a lack of live over-the-air television integration. Sure, you can switch inputs away…

August 19, 2016

Apple TV Inherits OTA DVR Capabilities (via Tablo)

With Apple presenting Sling TV at WWDC this week, it's safe to say their Apple TV television service remains on…

June 17, 2016