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T-Mobile’s TVision HUB is a 4K Google TV dongle for $50

T-Mobile’s new TVision HUB is a 4K media streaming device designed to hang from the HDMI port of a TV. Powered by Google TV software and an Amlogic S905Y4 processor, the $50 dongle is a slightly more powerful alternative to the similarly-priced Chromecast with Google TV. And unlike Google’s media streamer, the TVision HUB has a […]

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Lilbits: Samsung and LG leaks, Chrome OS Phone Hub, and Raspberry Pi HiFi

Google makes the Android operating system that powers most of the world’s smartphones. And Google makes the Chrome OS operating system that powers a growing number of laptops. So you’d think that the company would want to make sure the two play nicely with one another… and you’d be right. It’s just taking a bit […]

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Report: Next Chromecast Ultra runs Android TV, has a remote control

For much of the past decade, Google has maintained two different smart TV platforms: Chromecast and Android TV (formerly Google TV). But now 9to5Google reports that the next Chromecast Ultra will be a full-fledged Android TV device. That means that in addition to streaming internet content to your TV while using your phone, laptop, or other […]

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TiVo Stream 4K media streaming dongle coming in April for $50 (MSRP $70)

Once upon a time TiVo’s name was synonymous with DVRs… but then pretty much every cable company started offering its own DVR service and folks were left wondering why they should pay for TiVo hardware and subscriptions. TiVo has been trying to answer that question ever since… but the company’s newest product takes a different […]

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Moshi’s new $40 adapter gives you back a headphone jack (and lets you charge your phone)

Smartphone accessory maker Moshi has released a new device that lets you charge your phone while simultaneously listening to music with wired headphones or speakers. That’s a problem that didn’t exist until recently, but thanks to the growing trend of smartphone makers shipping phones that lack 3.5mm headphone jacks, the $40 Moshi USB-C Digital Audio […]

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Microsoft’s USB Type-C adapter for Surface coming this week… for $80 (Updated)

Some modern laptops and tablets have nothing but USB Type-C ports. Most of Microsoft’s Surface devices, meanwhile, don’t even have a single USB-C port. But the company promised last year that it would eventually launch an adapter for folks who need one. And now The Verge reports that an official Microsoft Surface USB Type-C dongle will be […]