A comparison of the main differences between these two popular and affordable streaming media players.
Send Your Cable TV Signal Wirelessly to Another Room
Product review and how-to for systems that let you get cable/satellite programming on additional TV sets even if there are no outlets nearby.
How to Watch Your Personal Media Collection Through a Streaming Media Player
Got a great collection of videos stored on your computer, phone, tablet, or USB drive? Here’s how to get them to your TV.
Using Streaming Media Players with a Mobile Hotspot
Learn about different options available to stream video to your TV using a hotspot-enabled cellphone.
Record Streaming Videos with PlayOn
PlayOn software lets you stream and record virtually any video available online.
Three Tip Thursday: 11/24/16
Today’s Three Tips: Google Drive, TV Antennas, Turkey Technique.
Smart TV, 4K, and HDR: What Do They Mean and Do You Need Them?
TV technologies keep getting better… and more confusing. This post provides a Luddite-friendly look at the value of these popular features.
Change Your Amazon Fire TV Interface from German to English
If you speak English, but your Fire TV doesn’t, here’s how to fix it.
Roku: What Is It and How Does It Work?
Learn about what you can do with the Roku family of streaming media players: Roku Express, Roku Premiere, Roku Streaming Stick+, and Roku Ultra.
Roku Private Channels: What Are They and How Do You Get Them?
Want to listen to iTunes Podcasts, check out multiple weather radar feeds, or learn about brewing beer on your TV? Those are just three of the many options available when you add private channels to your Roku account.
Comparing Netflix, Amazon Video, and Hulu Streaming Video Providers
This post will help you decide which of the Big Three movie and TV content providers will be the best fit for your streaming needs.
3 Inexpensive Gizmos That Saved Me from Expensive Upgrades (And Dreaded Waste)
These whozits and whatchamacallits have added new life to some old (and some VERY old) friends.
Sling TV: A Streaming-Only TV Service for Cord Cutters
Sling TV offers an alternative to traditional cable and satellite TV service with live streaming of several networks, including ESPN, for just $20/month.
Cutting the Cable Cord: Putting It All Together
This post walks you through the process of determining whether canceling your cable/satellite TV subscription makes sense for you.
Mirroring Your Computer or Mobile Device Screen on Your TV
Display mirroring technologies let you send whatever appears on your small screen to your big screen.
Watching TV On Demand with a Streaming Media Player
If you don’t mind waiting a bit to see your favorite shows, a streaming media player can help you cut the cable cord.
Watching Live Broadcast TV with an Antenna
Got a Thursday-night addiction to Scandal? Here’s how you can (maybe) keep your habit even without a cable subscription.
Cutting the Cable Cord: An Introduction
The first installment in a new T4L series to help you see if you can cancel your cable or satellite service and still be able to access the shows you want to watch.
Do You Need a Fire TV/Roku/ Apple TV/ Chromecast For Each TV?
Whether you need separate streaming media players for multiple TVs depends on how you want to use them.
Streaming Media: An Overview
Learn what streaming media is, how the players work, and why it’s all so complicated…