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Fire TV Stick vs. Fire TV Stick 4K vs. Fire TV Cube: Which one should you buy?

If you're looking for a new streaming media device, you might be considering an Amazon Fire TV device. But which one is right for you? Not to worry: We've got everything you need to know in order to make the best choice.
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Fire TV Stick is the perfect torch for exploring Amazon's cavern of content

Amazon is giving Roku a run for its money with the Fire TV Stick, a $40 device about the size of a pack of gum that grants 1080p HD access to a wide array of content and games. If you’re an Amazon Prime member already, this is a…
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With Amazon's Fire TV Stick 4K, Alexa is in charge but not a control freak

Amazon’s streaming stick game is strong, and the Fire TV Stick 4K is no exception. A few quirks aside, this fully loaded streaming device could make a meaningful addition to your dumb or smart TV.
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Hulu brought back 4K streaming, but a big piece of the puzzle is still missing

Roughly a year after 4K content disappeared from Hulu, Ultra HD streams are back. But the new content is highly limited, necessitates a very specific set of hardware, and even then, a missing feature means it won't look as good as Netflix…
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Amazon drops Prime Day 2019 preview with $15 Fire TV Stick, $50 Echo, and more

The Prime Day 2019 start date is still July 15, but Amazon has dropped a rather impressive preview of the deals to come. Better yet, the retail giant has also announced that you will be able to shop some select deals on devices as early as…
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This Samsung UHD Series 7 Smart 4K TV gets a price cut ahead of Amazon Prime Day

The Samsung Flat 55-Inch 4K UHD 7 Series Smart TV is an excellent midrange 4K TV with incredible picture quality and smart functionalities. Take advantage of this pre-Prime Day deal and get it for only $498 instead of $600.
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Amazon is reportedly planning a bigger, better Echo smart speaker

There's a lot of competition in the smart speaker space, which may be why reports now say that Amazon is planning a new, better-sounding version of its Echo smart speaker for 2020.
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YouTube offers creators more ways to boost their bank accounts

Whether you're a top YouTube creator or just breaking into the game, the video-streaming site has some new features designed to help you please your fans and increase your bank balance.
Movies & TV

HBO Max vs. Netflix: A very early look at how Warner’s new streamer stacks up

On one hand, Max will have Friends, J.J. Abrams, and Game of Thrones. Then again, Netflix is Netflix. Will WarnerMedia's upcoming streaming service offer enough to earn your money? We take an early look to help you decide.
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20 Netflix hacks, tips, and tricks to make your streaming experience better

Netflix's tried-and-true formula hardly begs for improvement, but you can get even more out of your subscription with these 20 Netflix tips and tricks, sure to improve your online streaming experience.
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Kill your cable and switch to streaming with our painless guide

If you're going to quit cable or satellite for a streaming TV solution, you're going to want to get it right the first time. We've outlined exactly how to get started, step by step. Follow our lead, and you'll never look back.
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Amazon Fire TV Cube is the entertainment control center we've waited decades for

The Amazon Fire TV Cube didn't receive the fanfare it should have. Learn here why this is the best streaming device we’ve tested to date, and what Amazon changed to earn such high praise from unabashed Roku lovers.
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Get the most out of your Chromecast with these handy tips

Google's Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra are the ultimate budget-friendly streaming devices for cord cutters. We've put together a list of our favorite tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your Chromecast.
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Google Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra: Everything you need to know

Google's Chromecast plugs into your TV's HDMI port, allowing you to stream content from your tablet, laptop, or smartphone directly to your TV. Here's what you need to know about all iterations, including the 4K-ready Chromecast Ultra.
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Netflix vs. Hulu vs. Amazon Prime: Battle of the on-demand streaming giants

Trying to figure out which subscription streaming service to use while sticking to a frugal entertainment budget? Check out our updated comparison of the big three: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu.
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Netflix built a TV empire without ads. Here’s why it’s time to consider them

In an increasingly compacted and complex streaming landscape, Netflix is going to have to once again innovate to stay at the head of the pack. While adding commercials would be met with controversy, it could just be a saving grace.
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Do you have questions about Hulu? We have all the answers

Not sure which Hulu subscription is right for you? We're here to help. This is your complete guide to Hulu and Hulu+Live TV, including content offerings for each service, pricing, internet requirements, and more.
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Hulu vs. Amazon Prime Video: Which streaming service is best for you?

It's hard to dispute Netflix's leadership in on-demand streaming video, it's not alone. Two great alternatives are Amazon Prime Video and Hulu, each with its strengths and weaknesses. Which one is better? We pick the winner.