Tag Archive: Hardware


CordCutters Podcast Episode 7: Hot Hot Hardware

You have questions. We have answers.

Just in time for the holiday season, we’re back to answer some burning questions. Like:

Should you buy the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K? Or the Fire TV Cube? What’s up with that Amazon Fire TV Recast thing? And what about those Roku speaker things?

All that, and more, in just 30 minutes.

What it is and where to get it Music: Robot Park by Poddington Bear Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe  [Read More…]

Embrace the future with these amazing deals on Google Assistant hardware

It’s tough to find a smart home product that doesn’t connect to, or run, Google Assistant. No matter what size your room is, how much counter space you have in the kitchen, or what you need to control, Google Assistant is there. It’s also an amazing platform for media, whether you want music, streaming video or an integrated TV experience. These are the absolute best Black Friday deals for getting started with, or expanding, your Google Assistant life.

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What hardware do I need to play Borderlands 2 VR?

Best answer: Borderlands 2 VR is a PlayStation VR exclusive that won’t be releasing on any other headset. If you’re interested in this game you’ll need a PlayStation VR and a PlayStation 4.

Amazon: PlayStation VR ($ 240)

Changing your gaming experience with a PlayStation VR

The gaming experiences that come with a virtual reality headset are life-changing. Imagine playing all of your favorite games and seeing the world as if you’re actually a  [Read More…]

The Ledger Nano S cryptocurrency hardware wallet has dropped to $80

For all your transactions.

The Ledger Nano S cryptocurrency hardware wallet is down to $ 79.99 on Amazon. The wallet usually sells for around $ 95. This price matches a low we saw once back in August.

If you’ve invested in a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin or Ethereum, you can use this wallet to check and confirm transactions. The wallet keeps your confidential information safe and protected in an isolated environment, and it’s designed to work with companion  [Read More…]

Google hardware event set for October 9 — start your Pixel 3 countdown

It’s time to see the latest from Google, in phones and so much more.

Google has just sent out invites to the press for a hardware event in New York City, and just as rumored it will take place on October 9. The invite came in with a delightfully designed (and very swiftly swoopy) animated gif that honestly doesn’t give us any hints as to what we’ll be seeing. But there’s no reason why this wouldn’t be  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia XZ3 hands-on: Damn fine hardware, with potential pain points

This is some beautiful hardware that steps beyond the XZ2 in the right ways.

Sony’s strategy of releasing a new flagship phone every six months means you don’t have to wait long to see the company’s latest mobile tech. But it also means that the generation-over-generation changes are extremely subtle compared to others that refresh once a year. The Xperia XZ3 hasn’t broken that mold, but what has changed is notable and the overall product is still  [Read More…]

UK Deal: Take up to 30% off Amazon hardware this Bank Holiday

Nearly all of its devices are on sale right now, so don’t miss out.

Right now, Amazon UK is celebrating the August Bank Holiday with up to 30% off a variety of its own hardware, including the £35 Echo Dot, £35 Fire TV Stick, Fire Tablets starting at £40, £90 Kindles, and more. Beyond just the Amazon-branded hardware, there are also discounts on Ring’s popular video doorbells for £149 and Spotlight cameras for £169.

Most of the  [Read More…]

Amazon is offering big discounts on its own hardware today

Why aren’t you buying something already?

From the Echo Dot to Fire TV Cube, Amazon has nearly all of its own hardware on sale today with savings of up to $ 100 on it. The last time we saw such a broad discount hit was Prime Day, and while all of these prices may not quite match those deals, they are nothing to skip out on. Once you add an Echo to one room of your house, you quickly  [Read More…]

Save $30 on Amazon’s latest streaming hardware, the Fire TV Cube

This discount won’t last long!

Amazon currently Fire TV Cube streaming media player for $ 89.99 today as part of Amazon’s off to college deals. This matches the pre-order discount that Amazon ran when it first announced the hardware and its Prime Day pricing.

CordCutters did a full review of the Fire TV Cube. Essentially, imagine the way you use an Echo Dot now to control all the wirelessly connected appliances around your home. Then imagine that  [Read More…]

The ultimate streaming hardware comparison guide

Fire TV. Roku. Apple TV. Android TV. Each has its merits. Each has its problems. We put the best of the best boxes against each other.

There is a lot of hardware out there when it comes to streaming live video. So much so, that it’s understandable if you’re a prospective cord-cutter and you’re feeling a little overwhelmed. That’s where we come in.

You really can boil the hardware situation down to four major platforms. There’s  [Read More…]