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Slingbox M1 review: Place-shift TV with minimal hassle

Sling brought back the native desktop apps and built Wi-Fi in to its entry-level Slingbox, now called the M1.

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Roku remote control apps hit Windows and Windows Phone

Forget about those third-party apps, Roku's official remote control solution for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone is finally here.

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Reality check: Are DVRs doomed? Depends what you mean by 'doomed'

The Roku CEO says that by 2020 no one will be using a DVR anymore.

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Gamers to Microsoft: We don't need no stinking ecosystem in our living room

While customers have bought into the increasingly blurred lines between the desktop, tablet, and mobile, Microsoft and its Xbox One console have quickly learned that the living room can be much more unforgiving.

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Hands on with PlayOn and PlayLater, an iffy media server

PlayOn and PlayLater put more of Hulu and other web video on your TV, well, when they work anyway.

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Roku Streaming Stick review: Big Roku experience in a downsized package

It looks like a Chromecast, but packs all the channels of a full-size Roku box...with just a couple of trade-offs.

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Roku slims down the set-top box with its new Streaming Stick

The $50 Roku Streaming Stick plugs directly into an HDMI port on your TV, bringing the full Roku experience of access to 1,200 streaming channels without all those cables.

Roku slims down the set-top box with its new Streaming Stick

The Streaming Stick contains the same access to Roku's 1,200 streaming channels as any of its other devices, but in a compact form factor that plugs into a TV's HDMI port.

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Showtime Anytime comes to Roku for some U.S. subscribers

Sorry, Dish Network and Comcast customers, you're not invited to the party just yet.

Over-the-air TV on your phone or tablet? There's a Tablo for that

The Tablo DVR lets you watch and record live TV to play on your tablet or smartphone—no television required.

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Roku beats Apple to the big screen with Roku TV

The familiar interface from Roku's beloved set-top boxes is coming to a range of smart TVs from TCL and Hisense.

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YouTube finally comes to Roku

Roku's first official YouTube channel is only for Roku 3 for now, with more models possibly coming next year.