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h.264 vs h.265 comparison between the Fire TV 1, 2, and Fire TV Stick

Amazon Fire TV

AFTV shows how the Amazon Fire TV 1, Fire TV 2, and Fire TV Stick 1 each handle playing video encoded with the h.264 and h.265 codec. I run all three devices through several different test videos at various bit rates. The purpose is to show that, as long as the video codec being used is supported by the device’s ...

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Roku Express – Excellent option just for $30

Roku Express

Until now, a Roku has always cost at least $50. That changes with the new Roku Express. At just $30, the new cheaper Roku is finally approaching a price point so cheap that anyone can afford it. It’s not the best streaming device you can buy, and it’s got still competition in the budget space from Amazon and Google, but what ...

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Amazon possibly discontinues the Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote

Fire TV Stick

Amazon may have just discontinued the Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote. The product page now says the bundle is “currently unavailable” and that they “don’t know when or if this item will be back in stock.” Fire TV devices have become unavailable in the past, only to return to stock after a short hiatus, so that’s not definitive proof ...

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