Weirdly Enough, Comcast Thinks Its TWC Buy Will Be Great For Customers

Monopoly? What monopoly? At least that's one of the pillars of the 180-page document Comcast just filed with regulators in defense of its pending $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable. It is a big fat load of bull. » 4/08/14 10:57am 4/08/14 10:57am

If You Want to Watch Game of Thrones, Maybe Just Pay For It

Last night, Game of Thrones fans flocked to HBO Go as soon as the season four premiere was available. They were met with error after error, taking to the internet to complain about the shoddy service. What they should have done instead? Actually subscribe to HBO. Crazy, I know. » 4/07/14 10:56am 4/07/14 10:56am

Amazon Fire TV Review: A Fast Ride That'll Cost You

Take your pick of streaming devices—there are already plenty out there. Amazon says its new Fire TV can best every Roku, Chromecast, and Apple TV in the land on speed, ease of use, and a treasure box of extras. In most cases, Fire TV delivers on those promises. But it comes at a price. » 4/04/14 10:52am 4/04/14 10:52am

Amazon Fire TV Teardown: Rock Solid Guts But Expect Some Heat

So, you have your eye on Amazon's shiny new $100 streaming box, which may just be the fastest smart TV you've ever met. But what lurks beneath its sleek exterior? Thanks to iFixit, you don't need to wonder any longer. » 4/04/14 8:56am 4/04/14 8:56am

Streaming Device Showdown: Who Wins the Battle for Your TV?

So you want to stream stuff to your TV. These days you have plenty of options, but which of them is best? After Roku announced its upcoming $50 HDMI-ready streaming stick and Amazon trotted out its new $100 Fire TV streaming box, we put this chart together to show you how it stacks up to the competition. » 4/02/14 5:10pm 4/02/14 5:10pm

Amazon Fire TV Hands On: The Fastest Smart TV You've Ever Met

Amazon pitched its Fire TV as a streaming device to end all streaming devices. The company touted its simple and effective search, and its open ecosystem boasting enough apps to burn your eyes out. We spent some time messing with the Fire TV and found that for the most part, it makes good on those promises. » 4/02/14 1:27pm 4/02/14 1:27pm

Fire TV: Everything You Need to Know About Amazon's $100 Streaming Box

Amazon has kicked off its arrival to the streaming party with the announcement of new $100 device called Fire TV to satisfy all your TV watching needs today in a popcorn-scented New York event. Here's everything you need to know about it. » 4/02/14 11:10am 4/02/14 11:10am

Amazon's Streaming Device: Everything We Think We Know

Amazon is hosting a TV-centric event in New York on Wednesday, where it will most likely reveal a streaming device. So what's that lil' thing going to look like? Here are the mostly likely answers to your biggest questions. » 4/01/14 10:40am 4/01/14 10:40am

Roku Streaming Stick Review: A $50 Wonder and Your TV's New Best Pal

On paper, Roku's new HDMI stick looked like the best bargain for all your streaming desires. But does it actually deliver on those promises in real life? You're damn right it does. » 3/28/14 11:14am 3/28/14 11:14am

Why Netflix Needs To Bring Back Expiration Dates

Sometime in early February, I loaded up Netflix on my PlayStation 3 to watch Captain America: The First Avenger. I planned to re-watch the flick to get ready for its amazing-looking sequel, which hits theaters soon. But as I cycled through titles on My List, I soon realized the action-packed Marvel film was no longer… » 3/25/14 12:40pm 3/25/14 12:40pm

The One Thing Apple TV Needs to Take Over Your Living Room

Apple has already stopped calling Apple TV a "hobby." It's too important now to the company's future, and too successful in its own right. But the thing that pushes Apple TV into your living room won't be any one box redesign or killer app. It'll be the remote. » 3/19/14 1:49pm 3/19/14 1:49pm