Unlike some companies — ahem, Samsung — Apple is notorious for keeping its future product plans under ultra-tight security. This makes the new product guessing game a little harder, but not impossible. Apple hasn’t even hinted that a 6th generation Apple TV is in the works for 2019, but with an all-new Apple TV streaming service on the way, rumors about an accompanying new device have been heating up. As such, we’ve rounded up everything we can find about what Apple might be planning for this new device, adding our own prognostication along the way so you can get a leg up on what Apple has planned for its streaming future. What’s missing from the Apple TV 4K? Before we dive into the future, let’s quickly recap where we are now. While the Apple TV 4K is a great streamer — especially for heavy Apple users — there are some flaws to address. For one thing, without a USB-A port, there’s no way to access movies, photos, or music … [Read more...] about Apple TV 2019: Here’s everything we want from Apple’s next streamer
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Best answer: Yes, the Logitech Harmony Elite can be used with all Apple TV models. With the two latest Apple TVs, it defaults to IR and skips the keyboard, unless you turn on Beta support for the Harmony Hub. Harmony becomes Elite The Logitech Harmony Elite is one of the most advanced universal remotes ever created. It integrates with both Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant. It works with over 250,000 devices across entertainment and smart home categories, which means it has wide support. If you're considering the Harmony Elite, you may want a clear answer on support for your tvOS devices. Can you use a Logitech Harmony Elite remote with Apple TV? Many ways to connect it to Apple TV The Logitech Harmony Elite is compatible with all models of Apple TV. The Logitech Harmony Elite is a package that includes the advanced remote, Harmony Hub, and support for the Harmony app. It can control devices a variety of ways, including IR signals, Wi-Fi, or pairing via Bluetooth. The Logitech … [Read more...] about Can you use a Logitech Harmony Elite remote with Apple TV?
Amazon is currently discounting a bundle that includes the third-generation Echo Dot, along with the Fire TV Stick (non-4K), for just $69.98. That is good for around $20 off of its regular price, so it's not a huge discount, but definitely worth picking up, especially since they both use Alexa and will work very well together. Which is good to see. The Echo Dot (3rd Gen) is a really good smart speaker to pick up. Amazon focused on the audio quality with this new generation, so you're getting some great audio out of this one and of course it's got Alexa built-in so you can ask it different questions like how's the weather, what's in the news and so on. Now with the Fire TV Stick, you'll be able to watch a slew of great TV shows and movies on the big screen using this streaming HDMI stick. It has all of the big name apps here as well, which includes Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, DIRECTV NOW, Sling TV and many more. You can pick up this bundle of the third-generation Echo Dot and … [Read more...] about Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) & Fire TV Stick $69
The Google Chromecast is a really useful piece of tech to have around, and the lastest one (3rd-gen) is now on sale over at Walmart. This sale is a part of Black Friday sales, of course, and it will save you $10 on the device, as you can now get it for only $25, while it usually costs $35. That is not all, though, the Google Smart TV Kit is also on sale, and it includes a Google Home Mini, a third-gen Chromecast, and a $15 VUDU movie credit that you can use to rent movies. This TV Kit can be yours for $45, while it usually costs $74. The Google Chromecast is basically a streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV, and it basically ads a Wi-Fi function to your TV, so that you can stream whatever you want from your phone to your TV, including movies, series, music... etc. On the other hand, the Google Smart TV Kit brings you two really useful devices, one of which is a streaming machine, and a $15 VUDU credit at a rather significant discount. Both of these deals are … [Read more...] about 3rd-Gen Google Chromecast $25 & Google Smart TV Kit $45
Amazon has the Fire TV 4K streaming media player and the 3rd-gen Echo Dot smart speaker bundled together for $59.98 total. The Fire TV 4K and the Echo Dot are normally $50 each, so this deal is like getting each of them for $20 off. The bundle normally sells for $80, and we have never seen it drop this low before. If you don't need 4K content because you don't have a 4K screen, you can get a similar bundle that includes the original Fire TV Stick and the 2nd-gen Echo Dot for just $39.98, which is the price of each piece on its own regularly. The Fire TV 4K is a powerful and compact streaming device with access to an entire library of 4K and HDR content. It comes with an Alexa-enabled voice remote, although you won't need the voice capabilities with your new Echo Dot. The two devices can work together, so you can use the Dot to search the Fire TV for the show you want to watch. Amazon's streaming service includes access to Prime Video and Amazon shows, but you'll also have access to … [Read more...] about Save $40 when you grab the new Fire TV 4K and 3rd-gen Echo Dot together