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Old Aug 27, 2013, 11:03 AM   #101
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Originally Posted by tempusfugit View Post
AirPlay makes the appleTV vastly superior than the others as long as you have Macs or iOS devices. Second place goes to Roku for making a pretty decent device. Chromecast is pure garbage.
For streaming my own content, heck yes, Apple tv, I agree.

But for streaming services, Roku. Plus, if you have an older tube tv that still has a great picture and works well, the Roku will work with it.
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Old Aug 27, 2013, 01:11 PM   #102
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You don't need anything. Chromecast comes with a little cable extender that can be used precisely for that.
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Old Aug 28, 2013, 09:46 AM   #103
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^^^ Nice. Gonna have to pick up one of these. My dang son went and bought an S4.
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Old Nov 13, 2013, 02:09 PM   #104
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why remote??

Has anyone else heard of Why Remote?? It has face and hand gesture recognition and apparently integrates with different types of social media and streaming apps. it seems pretty cool, I'm looking forward to seeing them at the CES convention in January! Here's their site for anyone who hasn't http://www.whyremote.com/index.html
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Old Nov 14, 2013, 12:40 PM   #105
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roku just got watchESPN

was going to get my Father in law an apple TV but now going to get a roku since the remote is better and they have so much other channels for him
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