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set-top box


Xiaomi takes on Roku with Mi Box, a 4K Android TV-powered set-top box

No pricing yet on the Chinese brand's first US product, but Xioami hints it could undercut more established rivals.

By May 19, 2016


Unlock the cable set-top box, Democrats urge

A group of Senate and House Democrats are getting behind the FCC in pushing for rules that will force cable companies to open up the set-top box business.

By June 9, 2016


I've been paying for my set-top box for Xfinity months (The 3:59, Ep. 32)

We chat about Comcast's set-top box changes, the EU against Google and new words.

By April 21, 2016


Cable could be losing its grip on your set-top box (FAQ)

Tired of renting that anything-but-cutting-edge box from your cable provider? The FCC wants to open the market to competition. CNET tells you what you need to know and how long you'll have to wait.

By February 20, 2016


Comcast to offer 4K set-top box this year

The nation's largest cable provider has confirmed plans to deliver Ultra HD content to its subscribers via a new set-top box called the Xi4 later this year.

By May 6, 2015


Big future in Broadcom's little set-top box?

The chipmaker has been working on new technology for its cable provider customers, including a TV dongle and a chip for faster broadband speeds.

By February 1, 2015


Google to turn on new set-top boxes with Android TV software

The search giant plans to go head-to-head with Apple, Roku, and Amazon with set-top boxes that can stream media and play games, sources tell CNET.

By June 24, 2014


Bluetooth game controller said to be for Amazon set-top box

The purported Amazon game controller looks awfully bulky and includes the familiar "A," "B," "X," and "Y" action buttons.

By March 14, 2014


Does Google buying Green Throttle point to a set-top box?

With rumors hinting at an upcoming streaming device to incorporate more gaming, the Web giant buys the Atlas controller and Arena app-maker.

By March 11, 2014


Amazon set-top box due March, report says

The online retailer is reportedly cooking up an Apple TV rival for the spring.

By February 21, 2014