“Amazon.com on Wednesday jumped into the crowded world of video-streaming devices by announcing the Fire TV, a $99 set-top box,” Salvador Rodriguez reports for The Los Angeles Times.
“The Amazon Fire TV will now go head to head against the Apple TV, the Google Chromecast and four Roku devices,” Rodriguez reports. “These devices allow users to stream video and audio content from the Internet onto TV sets with HDMI ports.”
Rodriguez reports, “Here’s how the four company’s stack up in various areas…”
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MacDailyNews Take: Apple TV is clearly the class in this field.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Bill” for the heads up.]
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