A comparison of features between the Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast, including price, supported content providers, and more.
Three Tip Thursday: 06/08/17
Today’s Three Tips: Chromecast Hotspot Change, Summer Tech Camps for Kids, New Kindle Travel Bundles
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: 12/01/16
Today’s Three Tips: Hotel Tonight App, Apple Calendar Spam, Chromecast/HBO NOW Deal
Streaming Media Players and Content Around the World
Learn how you can use an Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, or Google Chromecast and access various content providers in other countries.
Use Bluetooth Headphones with a Chromecast
Want to watch something on your TV using Chromecast but don’t want to bother others with the audio? This post shows you how.
Reader Question: Do You Need a Smart TV To Use a Streaming Media Player?
You can use a streaming player without a Smart TV but there may be situations where you want both.
Google Chromecast: What Is It and How Does It Work?
Learn about what you can do with the Google Chromecast family of streaming media players: Google Chromecast and Google Chromecast with Google TV.
Can You Cast Netflix from an Amazon Fire Tablet to a Google Chromecast?
Where Can You Find Your Favorite TV Shows Without Cable?
You don’t want to cancel your cable or satellite subscription until you know you’ll still have access to the shows you love. This guide will help you find them.
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.
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…