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The best TV set top boxes/sticks for this holiday season

The Black Friday / Cyber Monday / Christmas shopping season is upon us, with more gadgets than ever available to choose from. A smart TV box might be a great holiday present for your loved ones and family. They are reasonably cheap, many of them are extremely intuitive to use (so that I would trust

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Sony’s Playstation TV disappoints

The Sony Playstation TV was released in the US a few weeks ago, and so far the reviews seem to picture it as an underwhelming device. Looking at the titles of the reviews alone paints a sad picture for Sony’s latest device: Small in size, smaller in scope (IGN) Gaming power needs some tweaks (mashable)

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Review: Cloudnet Go CR13 – Ultra HD Quad Core Android TV Box – The perfect XBMC/Kodi experience?

Smart TV Boxes running Android are much more frequent nowadays than when we started this website, with new ones coming every day. Today I’m reviewing the CR13, a quad core Android box that supports Ultra HD (4K) video. I’ve been using the CR11/s android box for exactly a year now, from the exact same company.

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The best TVs money can buy in 2014. From $499 to… $5999!

Some of us want to enjoy the best possible experience on their TV. And although we don’t all have the same wallets, there exists a wide variety of offers out there to get you the best possible TV depending on your budget. In this list we look at 5 TV sets, ranging from $500 to

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Review: Amazon Fire TV

There are many reviews of the fire TV out there, so why one more? I’ll be trying to compare the fire TV to the devices I usually use for my own TV use which is slightly different from the typical reviewer: I won’t be comparing the fireTV to the Roku or the Apple TV: these

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10 Essential Apps for your Android Smart TV (2014 Edition)

Around the same time last year I wrote a suggestions of 10 “must-have” apps for Android Smart TV  (a.k.a Android dongles used to make your TV a smart TV – that includes the MK802 III which we reviewed here). The article was extremely popular, and, although the suggestions are still valid, I feel like it

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Review: Cloudnet Go CR11/S – Quad Core android TV Box

The Cloudnet Go CR11/S is one of the many Quad Core TV Boxes available out there, running Android. I’ve stated several times that those cheap low-consumption computers are the best way to make a Smart TV out of your dumb TV. I’ve reviewed several of these quad cores in the past (including the MK802 IV

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Make any Android dongle a Chromecast with this awesome app

A few weeks ago when Chromecast was released, I claimed that the device in itself was not revolutionary, only the DIAL protocol was. You can read about it here. Sebastian Mauer, the creator of the Cheapcast Android app, proves me right. Several weeks ago, I said, and I quote: I don’t really see what would

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Review: MK702 II Air Mouse

For those who don’t know Rikomagic yet, they are the company behind the MK802 series, mini computers running android that allow you to turn any TV into a smart TV. They also sell accessories for computers, and when I bought their MK802 IV, (my review here), they also suggested the MK702 II remote controller/ air

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Review of the Rikomagic MK802 IV (Quad Core Android HDMI Mini PC)

The MK802 series are mini computers the size of a usb key running Android, that connect to your TV with an HDMI cable. This turns your TV into a smart TV for a minimal cost and at an extremely low power consumption. These Mini PCs can be used as HD Media Players, retro gaming consoles,

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