5 Things to Know Before You Buy an Amazon Echo

Voice search and voice-control are becoming more and more popular, and the services and products that feature it are improving every day. The Amazon Echo, often called “Alexa” because of the disembodied voice that Echo owners communicate with, is the entry into this market from Amazon. The Amazon Echo can integrate with your Amazon account […]

How to Open and Close Your Garage From Your iPhone With the Chamberlain MyQ Garage

Chamberlain is well-known as one of the largest manufacturers of garage door openers and associated peripherals, but they also have an interesting product called the MyQ Garage. This allows you to connect your garage door opener to your Wi-Fi network, as well as control and monitor your garage door through an app on your iPhone. […]

How to Remove the HBO Now Channel from the Roku 3

HBO Now is a long-awaited service that allows you to watch HBO shows and movies without also having an HBO subscription with your cable TV package. It also has a channel that you can install on your Roku 3 so that you can stream video directly to the device. But if the HBO Now channel […]

How to Change the Theme on the Roku 3

The Roku 3 is an amazing device for watching streaming video content on your TV. If you have gotten rid of cable entirely, or if you are just thinking about cutting the cord because of how much you use your Roku, then you probably spend a lot of time looking at the menus. Much like […]

How to Reinstall the Netflix Channel on a Roku 3

Occasionally you might find that the Netflix channel on your Roku is not working correctly. Whether there is an issue with the subtitles, or videos will not start streaming, it is possible that you will need to do some troubleshooting to resolve a problem. One of the more effective solutions when troubleshooting the Roku Netflix […]

How to Factory Reset a Roku 3

If you are preparing to return your Roku 3, or give it to someone else as a gift, then you might be concerned about them using the accounts that you have configured on the device. In order to prevent any unwanted complications due to accounts that were not deleted, Roku recommends that you factory reset […]

How to Set a Clock as the Screensaver on a Roku 3

If you have ever left your Roku 3 and your TV on for a few minutes after you have stopped watching something, then you probably noticed that the Roku will display a screensaver. The content of the screensaver can vary depending upon any changes that you have made to the settings on your device, but […]

How to Restart a Roku 3

The Roku 3 is meant to stay turned on once you have completed the initial device setup. After a certain period of inactivity, the device will enable its’ screensaver and only pull a minimal amount of power from your wall outlet. Once you wish to use the Roku 3 again, simply press a button on your […]

Roku 2 (4210R) vs Roku 3 (4230R)

In early April 2015, Roku updated some of their products. Two of the updated products include the Roku 2 and the Roku 3. The updated versions of these Rokus are identified as 4210R (the updated Roku 2 model) and 4230R (the updated Roku 3 model). If you are shopping for a device to stream audio […]

5 Things to Know Before You Buy an Amazon Fire TV Stick

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a small piece of electronic wonder that you connect to an HDMI port on your TV. Set up the Fire TV Stick on your wireless network, then you can start streaming videos and music to your television. The entire setup process takes about ten minutes. But if you have […]