Channel Master Stream+ Android DVR can be yours for $149
Move over, TiVo: There's a new contender for cord-cutter-friendly DVR in town.
The Channel Master Stream+ is a new over-the-air DVR that doubles as an Android TV-powered media streamer. Though the company offered an early-bird price of $99, the retail price is now set at $149. It's available for preorder at the Channel Master website and ships in April.
The Stream+ is loaded with impressive specs, including 4K and HDR compatibility for streaming content, built-in Chromecast support and a no-fee programming guide for the dual-tuner DVR. You do have to to provide the storage in the form of a microSD card. But the biggest caveat (for now) is on the app front: Android TV means a wealth of great apps are available, but Netflix isn't yet certified for the Stream+, and Amazon Prime Video isn't universally available. (Channel Master reps said the company is in talks with both providers.)
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