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Review: Asus Cube is a capable, but flawed, Google TV set-top box

At a Glance

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  • Asus Cube
    3/5
    $140.00
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    The Asus Cube delivers Google TV features at an affordable price, but suffers from scattered bugs and hardware shortcomings that make it difficult to recommend for non-techies.

Asus Cube

3/5

At a Glance

The Asus Cube delivers Google TV features at an affordable price, but suffers from scattered bugs and hardware shortcomings that make it difficult to recommend for non-techies.

Price when rated: $140
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Amazon Shop buttons are programmatically attached to all reviews, regardless of products' final review scores. Our parent company, IDG, receives advertisement revenue for shopping activity generated by the links. Because the buttons are attached programmatically, they should not be interpreted as editorial endorsements.

Pros

  • Provides affordable access to tons of Google apps
  • Has great program guide
  • Offers Web access on your TV

Cons

  • Has scattered bugs
  • Doesn't support 5GHz Wi-Fi
  • Included IR blaster is weak
  • Interface can be unintuitive and difficult to use
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