streaming media

Chromecast or Roku? Let the dongle wars begin!

Chromecast, or the new Roku streaming stick? with the new Roku stick coming down in price to $50, you can now enjoy all that Roku’s platform has to offer without a set-top box. On the other hand, Chromecast offers a lot of unique twists that make it incredibly useful. Tough choice.

Amazon reportedly launching a set-top box in March for streaming media

Will they, or won’t they? Rumors are heating up once again that Amazon is working on a set-top box for streaming digital media. Much like a Roku or Apple TV, the Amazon box is said to simply stream media from a variety of sources. Of course, we’d expect that Amazon’s library will be featured prominently.

Chromecast may be getting Plex functionality soon

Chromecast, having recently seen Hulu Plus and HBO GO support the platform, might be onto something a bit bigger. It seems that some code in the Plex software show Chromecast capabilities, with files such as Chromecast.xml popping up. If it makes it to Google’s newest living room offering, it pens up a big, brave new world of streaming content.
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