How to Watch Amazon Instant or Prime on the Apple TV

The Apple TV has a lot of different options for streaming videos, but Amazon Prime and Amazon Instant are not one of them (at least, at the time of this writing they aren’t). However, Apple and Amazon recently allowed users to watch the Amazon Instant app on their TVs via AirPlay on the Apple TV. […]

Why to Buy a Roku 3 if You Already Have an Apple TV

At first glance the Roku 3 and Apple TV have a lot of similarities. They are both devices that you can hook up to your HDTV with an HDMI cable, connect to your wireless network, and start streaming video. They are both approximately the same price, and they are both excellent devices. But as we […]

Roku LT vs. Apple TV

If you have been trying to figure out the best way to watch the digital movies and TV shows to which you own or have a subscription, then you have likely encountered both the Roku LT and the Apple TV. Both devices give you numerous options for watching digital content, but there are some substantial […]

Roku 3 vs. Apple TV

If you have a Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Prime or Vudu account, then you have probably been looking at ways to watch that content on your TV. There are a number of ways to do this, including smart TVs, smart Blu-Ray players, video game consoles and connecting your computer to your TV, but perhaps the […]

Video and Music Streaming Service Availability by Device

When you are thinking about getting a device that you can connect to your TV to stream video and music, one of the most important things to consider is whether that device supports the services to which you already subscribe. But it can be difficult to find that information across the Internet, so we’ve created […]

How to Connect an Apple TV to a TV Without HDMI

Last updated: January 3, 2017 Set-top boxes like the Apple TV and the Roku 3 are incredibly useful for the ease with which they can let you watch streaming video on your TV. Unfortunately they only include HDMI as a connection option, which makes them difficult to set up on a television that does not […]

How to Mirror Your iPhone 5 Screen on the Apple TV

We have previously written about five of the reasons that you should buy an Apple TV, but perhaps the biggest reason is AirPlay. This allows you to view content from your Mac computer or iOS device on your TV. It also allows you to mirror your iPhone 5 screen on your TV and view content […]

How to Watch HBO Go on Your Apple TV

The Apple TV includes a very useful feature called AirPlay. This feature allows you to send the contents of your iPhone, iPad or Mac computer to your TV through the Apple TV. Many apps on these devices will work natively with AirPlay but, for content licensing purposes, some of them are blocked. Until recently HBO […]

3 Reasons to Buy the Roku 3 Instead of the Apple TV

Set-top boxes that allow you to view streaming content are becoming more and more attractive to an increasing number of consumers. For an affordable price you can get a small, attractive device that wirelessly connects to your home network, then connects to your HDTV with an HDMI cable. These devices provide easy access to popular […]

5 Reasons to Get an Apple TV

Apple is well-known as a manufacturer of quality products, but these products are also well known for being somewhat expensive. Therefore it is a little perplexing to find a product like the Apple TV that can be commonly found for less than $100. But this affordability also generates the question of whether that indicates a […]