Roku adds a soundbar and subwoofer to its audio lineup

Roku rolled out it’s first audio product in 2018: a stereo pair of wireless speakers designed to give life to thin-screen TV audio. This year, the company brings a soundbar and sub-woofer to market. But this is no ordinary soundbar, it’s also a complete Roku streaming device that will work …

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K review: This is the media streamer to beat

During Amazon’s Prime Day sale you can snag the Fire TV Stick 4K for a mere $25 (50 percent off!), making it the best deal in streaming devices we know of. The Fire TV Stick 4K is the media streamer that Amazon should have released years ago. Cooler than a Roku …

6 ways to find the perfect TV show or movie on Netflix

Netflix offers an embarrassment of video riches considering its modest monthly price tag, but picking just the right TV show or movie on a given night isn’t the chillaxing experience it should be. Indeed, the busy Netflix interface frequently pushes the same recommendations over and over, leaving the false impression …

Do you need an antenna to cut the cord?

A lowly over-the-air antenna is among the most cost-effective and longest-running ways to cut cable TV, letting you watch all the major broadcast networks and more with no monthly fees. But before you start fretting over antenna types, installation locations, and over-the-air DVRs, take a moment to consider whether you …

The one subscription trick all cord-cutters should know

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: There are too many subscription services—so many, in fact, that you might even forget that they’re silently siphoning away your funds. There are a lot of ways to deal with this problem, from maintaining and auditing a subscription list, to setting cancellation …

Amazon, Roku, and Apple TV “Channels” are a well-intentioned mess

This week, Apple became the third streaming platform to launch its own marketplace for video subscriptions. With Apple TV Channels, you can sign up for services like HBO and Showtime directly through the TV app on iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs. You don’t have to download separate apps to start …

Stream these 12 movies to celebrate Easter, Passover, and the rebirth of spring

This time of year means many things to many people. It’s about chocolate and jelly beans. It’s about colored eggs. It’s about bunnies and baby chicks. It’s about Passover and telling stories. It’s about re-birth and springtime. Or it could be about watching movies about these and similar subjects. We’ve …

How to watch the NBA Playoffs without cable

Cord cutting brings particularly thorny challenges for sports fans, and they’re never more apparent than when the postseason rolls around. Case in point: the NBA playoffs that get underway Saturday, April 13. As in previous years, broadcasting of the postseason tournament will be divided between four networks: ABC, TNT, ESPN, …

Start streaming in luscious 4K HDR with the Roku Streaming Stick+ for one of its lowest prices yet

Whether you’re new to the streaming game or just want to boost your existing setup, Roku offers some of the best streaming devices on the market. And today, you can grab the fully loaded Roku Streaming Stick+ for $49 on Amazon, down from a list price of $60. This compact …

Best media streaming devices

Table of Contents Show More Whether you’ve just gotten rid of cable or want to supplement your TV package with online video, now’s an excellent time to buy a media streaming device. Compared to the typical smart TV, standalone streamers such as the Roku Streaming Stick and Amazon Fire TV …