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8-streaming-media-boxes
8-streaming-media-boxes

10 of the Best Streaming Media Players ‘Boxes’ To Consider 2014 (list)

The streaming media player market has over a dozen models to choose from, and unless you make an impulse buy from a point of sale display at your local electronics store, making a decision on which brand/model may not be so eas...
 
Comparisons
 
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fire-tv-vs-roku-3
fire-tv-vs-roku-3

Fire TV vs. Roku 3: Which One to Buy, Why (comparison)

So far we’ve compared Fire TV to Apple TV, and Fire TV to Chromecast. In both occasions the new streaming media player from Amazon has won. But the Roku brand has become synonymous with internet-based TV since the first generat...

 
Comparisons
 
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netflix-vs-hulu-plus-2
netflix-vs-hulu-plus-2

Netflix vs. Hulu Plus: The Rematch in 2014 (comparison)

It’s been a while since Gadget Review’s first comparison of Netflix to Hulu Plus. In fact, it’s been over two years. A lot has happened since then. Both streaming video services have delved into original content creation. Netfl...
 
Comparisons
 
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apple-tv-vs-fire-tv
apple-tv-vs-fire-tv

Fire TV vs. Apple TV: Which One to Buy and Why (comparison)

Amazon’s Fire TV outdates Apple TV’s technology by a couple years, packing 3-times the processing power, 4-times the RAM, and a dedicated Adreno 320 graphics engine. But folks love their Apple TV. The $99 box, (the same price s...

 
Top Lists
 
3d Printed Awesomeness
3d Printed Awesomeness
3d Printed Awesomeness

14 Amazing 3D Printed Objects You Need to Know About (list)

3D printing has been around since the 70’s, but 3D printers have only been made commercially available within the last few years. 3D printing, as opposed to traditional machining, is an additive process rather than subtractive....
 
Comparisons
 
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chromecast-vs-fire-tv
chromecast-vs-fire-tv

Fire TV vs. Chromecast: Which One to Buy and Why (comparison)

Is it fair to compare Amazon’s Fire TV with Google’s Chromecast? Maybe not. Amazon’s $99 low profile 4.5" x4.5” box was built with more processing power and memory than Chromecast, and is really better compared with Apple TV an...

 
Android
 
Jackery Giant plus High-capacity Premium Aluminum Portable Charger 12000mAh External Battery
Jackery Giant plus High-capacity Premium Aluminum Portable Charger 12000mAh External Battery
Jackery Giant plus High-capacity Premium Aluminum Portable Charger 12000mAh External Battery

12 Portable Chargers That Work Both With iPhone and Android Phones (list)

If you’ve ever been in a situation where you really need your phone and find it’s running on the last few drops of battery juice, a portable power charger is a handy gadget to have. Most of these portable chargers will easily f...
 
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LEGO Ultimate Collector's Millennium Falcon 10179 Box
LEGO Ultimate Collector's Millennium Falcon 10179 Box
LEGO Ultimate Collector's Millennium Falcon 10179 Box

10 of the Biggest, Most Challengingly Awesome Lego Sets You Can Kill a Weekend Building (list)

In order to compile a list of the biggest and most challenging Lego sets, it was necessary to narrow down the criteria. First, the sets have to mass produced by Lego. In other words, we’re not considering any giant custom sets ...

 
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GoPro HeadStrap QuickClip Climbing
GoPro HeadStrap QuickClip Climbing
GoPro HeadStrap QuickClip Climbing

10 Must Have GoPro Camera Accessories (list)

GoPro has become a must-have camera for anyone involved in extreme action sports, and those who want to shoot high quality video on a limited budget. The company’s YouTube channel currently has over 1.5 million subscribers and ...
 
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12 Lego Sets
12 Lego Sets
12 Lego Sets

12 Movie-Themed LEGO Sets That You Can Buy Today (list)

For this top list we’ve compiled 12 must-have Lego sets from movie franchises. Lego calls these sets “themed,” although the term can also refer to sets such as Bionicles, Lego Castle, Lego City, etc. For this list we’re focusin...

 
News Stories
 
Netflix House of Cards US
Netflix House of Cards US
Netflix House of Cards US

Netflix will pay Comcast for faster broadband

Late yesterday Reuters reported that Netflix will pay Comcast for faster broadband speeds, a first for the largest subscription-based streaming service that has long capitalized on hogging bandwidth, especially with its HD form...
 
iOS Applications
 
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hacking_shutterstock_135704441

Apple’s iOS and OSX devices open to hacks

You may or may not have been following concerns over the last few months about the security of Apple’s Safari browser on iOS products such as iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch devices. Either way, if you’re an Apple user you might...