Fire TV vs Roku 4 vs Apple TV 4 – Battle of the Set Top Boxes

Unless you live in a cave, you’ve probably heard of streaming services such as Netflix.  More folks than ever are using the power of the Internet to watch movies & television on-demand.  But how do you get the content onto your television?  The answer is typically a set top box (STB). Today we’ll take a look at the three flagship STB devices from Amazon, Apple, and Roku.

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Amazon Echo brings voice-recognition to the home, but is it better than Apple’s Siri?

Smart phones have made our lives easier, providing users with cameras, GPS navigation, and web browsers wherever we go.  However, Apple’s Siri requires a button press, or must be plugged into power to be listening for your “Hey, Siri” commands.  With their recent public release, Amazon’s Echo device hopes to bring always-on voice-recognition to your home or business.  But how does it compare?

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