A software update for Amazon's $40 or £35 streaming dongle also brings "captive portal" Wi-Fi access, while the Fire TV box gets expandable USB storage and Bluetooth headphone support.
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The pioneering Internet TV service added the Xbox One to its list of compatible hardware and upgraded the base $20 channel lineup with A&E, History, H2 and Lifetime, bringing the total to 20 channels. It also added a truTV option to bolster March Madness availability with TBS and TNT.
The just-launched, low-cost cable TV cord-cutting service announces it will soon offer an additional package of Epix movie and TV channels.
The Internet TV service goes live nationwide in the US today. A new $5 sports pack with extra ESPN channels and others is available now, and the company will soon add AMC to the base $20 package.
Targeting millennials and people who don't want a full pay-TV package, Dish offers up a cheap live TV service that's viewable on a variety of streaming video devices and includes ESPN, Disney Channel, and CNN.
The Sharp HT-SB602 offers a decent feature-set and high-energy movie sound but a "cheap"-feeling subwoofer and poor musical replay means it's outclassed by rivals.
PlayStation Vue is the new TV service from Sony that starts at $50 per month. Its competitor Sling TV starts at $20 per month. Both use the Internet to stream numerous live TV channels as well as VOD, and both are free from long-term contracts. So how do they stack up?
Cutting the cord isn't always a straightforward process. Here's what you need to know.
Learn how to pair headphones, speakers and other Bluetooth devices to Amazon's set-top streamer.
Our favorite smart TV platform will expand to two new brands in 2015, add additional models from TCL, and for the first time Roku TV will venture into 4K territory.