Simon is one of Canada’s most experienced Consumer Tech voices. He created Sync.ca, an award-winning Canadian technology blog which had an audience of over 500,000 monthly visitors. He has appeared as a guest numerous times on national TV and radio programmes, including Canada AM, Sync Up (a weekly segment on CTV News Channel) and App Central. He is currently an independent writer and editor contributing to various publications, but you can always find his thoughts and musings on his blog at excitable.ca.
It's go-time for Roku. With Amazon making bigger and bolder moves in the connected TV space, Roku is going to have to up its game. Adding support for a voice assistant seems like a good place to start.
The OTA market is heating up. Amazon just released its OTA DVR and now TiVo has updated its own OTA offering, the Bolt OTA. With 4K compatibility and a much faster processor, it could be the OTA receiver cord-cutters have been waiting for.
Amazon has set its sights on the cord-cutting crowd with a new over-the-air HD receiver and DVR called the Fire TV Recast. The box, which starts at $229, can record two programs at the same time and stream live content to Fire TV devices.
If you’re a cord cutter, or you’re thinking of finally taking the plunge, there’s never been a better time to drop your cable or satellite provider and start tuning in to free, over-the-air HD broadcasts. These OTA receivers ought to…