Tag Archive: TV’s


These are the best drives for expanding the NVIDIA Shield TV’s storage

The NVIDIA Shield TV is the best Android streaming box that money can buy in 2018, and there are savings to be had for opting for the 16GB Shield TV — but if that doesn’t sound like enough storage space for your media needs, you can make use of the NVIDIA Shield TV’s USB ports and mount an external storage device to expand your available storage.

Barely there at all SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive

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YouTube TV’s DVR feature is now a lot more powerful

You can now pause, fast forward, and rewind shows for many more channels.

YouTube TV is jam-packed with features to help you get the most out of your cord-cutting lifestyle — one of which is a cloud DVR that allows you to record shows and watch them at a later date. On October 4, YouTube TV announced that it’s partnering with a bunch of networks to make its DVR even better.

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Upgrade your TV’s built-in speakers with this $62 AmazonBasics sound bar

Better than those 3W speakers you got.

This AmazonBasics sound bar with a built-in subwoofer is down to $ 61.69. This is the lowest price ever compared to a regular street price around $ 95. Previous drops have only seen it go as low as $ 70 before.

Sound bars are a great way to step up the audio of any monitor that uses built-in speakers. Obviously, this isn’t going to be the same as a huge  [Read More…]

Best flash drives to expand your NVIDIA Shield Android TV’s storage

It’s cheap and easy to expand the internal storage of your set top box.

The latest revision of the NVIDIA Shield Android TV may have lost its SD card slot, but it still has two perfectly good USB 3.0 ports that can work to expand your internal storage. You can attach just about anything to those ports, but with just 16GB of internal storage, many will want to fill one with an inexpensive flash drive that can  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Spot peripheral extends the Shield Android TV’s Google Assistant throughout the home

A simple accessory expands the capabilities of the new Shield Android TV throughout your home.

To partner with the announcement of the brand-new Shield Android TV, NVIDIA is hoping to leverage its new power and Google Assistant smarts throughout your home with the NVIDIA Spot, a Wi-Fi-connected microphone/speaker peripheral. Rather than holding computing power and software in itself, the NVIDIA Spot is a small — roughly golf ball-sized — peripheral that can be placed anywhere and connect to your  [Read More…]

HBO to be added to Sling TV’s lineup in time for new season of Game of Thrones

Dish will add HBO to its Sling TV Internet-based television service, sometime before the new season of HBO’s hit show Game of Thrones begins April 12.

Sling TV first launched in early February with a selection of cable TV channels for as low as $ 20 a month, with more channels available for extra fees.

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Google TV’s next chance for popularity – your cable box?

Google TV’s next chance for popularity – your cable box?

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt may not be so crazy after all. Schmidt, who often tastes feet when making public comments, was widely laughed at when he suggested in December that Google TV would appear  [Read More…]

Sony Internet TV’s Google TV 2.0 update pushing out now!

Google TV update

Just as Google foretold, the Android 3.1 update (aka Google TV 2.0) has begun pushing out to Sony Internet TV boxes and televisions. As you’ll recall, this is the update that brings:

A simpler user interface, with a customizable home screen. Finding content becomes easier. TV and movies get their own search, whether they’re on Netflix, YouTube, Amazon, cable, satellite, etc. Improved YouTube experience. Leanback was just the beginning. It’s now  [Read More…]