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What the Tech? Negotiations Between Google and Roku Could Affect YouTube TV

Hold the remote: YouTube TV customers could soon not be able to watch on a Roku device. On Monday, Roku customers should have received a notification from the streaming device maker that it is involved in negotiations with Google and that as of the time of the email, the two sides have been unable to reach an agreement to continue…

What the Tech? How to Choose the TV Streaming Service That’s Right for You

What’s the difference between a Roku, a Fire Stick, and the Google Chromecast? The answer is both not much and a lot. How is that possible? It depends on what you subscribe to and want to watch. Roku devices have long been a favorite among cord-cutters because it was the first of these three companies to release a device that…

What the Tech? Warning over Roku Support

A consumer warning from the Better Business Bureau about a Texas company asking new Roku users for money to activate their device. Some Roku customers say they were threatened and pressured to pay as much as $150 after seeing an error message and phone number while setting up their device. It was a good first quarter for Roku, the maker…

What the Tech? Can You Still Watch Sports If You Cut the Cord?

It’s the question I almost always hear when talking about cutting the cable or satellite cord: “can I watch football?”. It is truly THE most important question for many people now that ESPN carries the NCAA football championship playoffs and hundreds of other games during the season. ESPN now has The SEC Network and ACC Network that will each offer…