Posts by: Jeff Chabot

Jeff Chabot has a background in web development and design, as well as working in broadcast television as a studio engineer, lighting director and editor. He frequently writes about technology, broadcasting, digital entertainment, and the internet.

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

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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 generation model released in 2008, and offers a wide selection of...

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

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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. Netflix has “House of Cards,” “Orange Is the New Black,” and “The Killing.”...

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

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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 since the 2nd generation 2010 model), is simple to use and integrates...

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

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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. This can mean much less waste and carbon footprint. There are all types of...

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

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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 and Roku 3. But the smaller, $35 Chromecast dongle packs a lot...

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10 Must Have GoPro Camera Accessories (list)

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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 over 600 videos, not counting all the user-contributed videos made with GoPro cameras....

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

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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 focusing only on movie-themed sets that were licensed by Lego. We’ve also...

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Netflix will pay Comcast for faster broadband

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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 formats, without having to pay internet service providers a toll. That seems to have caught up with Netflix,...