AirTV Player with OTA tuner ready for prime time at CES 2017 – CNET

AirTV Player with OTA tuner ready for prime time at CES 2017 After leaking it in mid-December, Dish Network today officially launched its new AirTV brand with a streaming box and optional over-the-air (OTA) dongle that are “optimized for Sling,” the company’s other service for streaming everything except OTA TV. The AirTV Player in an Android-powered box that combines the ability to stream online video […]

10 Best GoPro Alternatives for 2016

When you think about action cameras, GoPro is the first brand that comes to mind and that’s because GoPro is the company that has catapulted action cameras into mainstream glory. Sure, great cameras have been around since what seems like forever but GoPro’s portable cameras have made sure that recording your action or sport ventures is now very easy. However, not everyone prefers the pricey GoPro action […]

Amazon Fire TV Stick (2016) review: Faster and with a better remote

Before Amazon’s second-generation Fire TV Stick showed up for review, I thought it could be the cheap streaming device to beat. Amazon has claimed a 30 percent performance boost over the original Fire TV Stick, whose biggest problem was sluggishness. Apps took a long time to load, and were prone to bouts of freezing and stuttering. The device didn’t seem built to last in an […]

Google Daydream vs. Samsung Gear VR: Which VR ticket out of reality should you choose? – CNET

Wanna get away? If you’re looking for a ticket out of this universe, at least temporarily, VR can deliver that on your phone. Or, even give you ways to reach out and communicate with the world. Samsung (with Facebook) and Google offer you two options: the Samsung Gear VR, and the new Google Daydream View. They work with recent Samsung Galaxy phones and the Google […]

Snowden urges SA audience to fight for encryption | Fin24

Johannesburg – US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden believes that citizens need to push institutions for a right to encryption when communicating. Snowden was speaking via live-stream to an audience at a briefing on privacy rights and surveillance wrongs in Johannesburg on Monday. “We need to highlight the importance of right to encryption and the only way we can win is by removing institutional capabilities and showing […]

How to hack your hotel’s Wi-Fi to stream shows | Fin24

New York – How do even five-star hotel rooms have such utterly inadequate cable TV setups? Do they really need multiple house channels to loop videos on the hotel happy hour and spa specials? If only you could stream just Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and HBO. But streaming devices such as those made by Roku, Apple, Amazon.com, and Google require internet access, and hotel W-Fi networks […]