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Which Streaming TV Box Is Right For You?

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We live in a smart world, where everything needs to be connected. We have smartphones, smart homes, and smart TVs. However, what if your TV isn't smart, or maybe not smart enough? That's where a streaming box comes into play. A streaming box allows you to connect to the internet to play content from Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Pandora, Spotify, and iHeart Radio just to name a few. So, when you're shopping for a good streaming box, here's a list of the major ones, and the pros and cons of them. I'm excluding boxes that handle over-the-air, or cable like Channel Master, and TiVo because streaming is only part of the goal there, and I'm excluding Android TV boxes because those are developed by third-party folk.
The Major PlayersRoku - Of all the companies on this list, Roku is the only one that solely makes streaming boxes, and they've been doing so since 2008, starting out as a Netflix box. They've evolved over the years to allow more content, and even beat …