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Amanda Blain

Amanda Blain


Amanda has been geeking it up since the Commodore 64, Atari, and MS-DOS days.  She regularly attends technology tradeshow events like CES, E3, Collision, and SXSW.

She is a full-stack developer, knows 10 code languages, is a freelance writer at a few places, and owns and runs various websites like Amanda Blain, World of Geek Stuff, and Girlfriend Social

When not writing, coding or gaming, she enjoys cooking, traveling, Dad jokes, and social media.

A Roku Streaming Stick 4K, a Chromecast with Google TV and a Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K.

Chromecast with Google TV vs. Roku Streaming Stick 4K vs. Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K

Now that the Chromecast with Google TV is here, Google is in a three-way race with Roku and Amazon for the best $50 streaming device. Which one should you buy?
Chromecast with Google TV remote.

How to reconnect the Chromecast with Google TV voice remote

The remote for the Chromecast with Google TV has been known to disconnect from time to time. We created this guide to help you reconnect.
Sling TV DVR

Hulu with Live TV vs. Sling TV: Which streaming service is right for you?

Sling TV versus Hulu with Live TV — which is better? Our guide will help you decide between Hulu's comprehensive program and Sling's a la carte option.
Roku Streaming Stick+ 4K Headphone Edition

Private listening on Roku: Listen to Roku TV with headphones

With private listening in the Roku app, you can listen to movies and TV shows through headphones paired or connected to your phone or tablet. Here's how.
The LG G1 Gallery Series OLED TV.

Cut the cord: Quit cable for the best streaming services

Considering quitting cable and joining the streaming revolution? We walk you through all the steps needed to cut the cord and enjoy the best streaming services.