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Xiaomi's bargain Mi Box S running Android TV is down to all-time low of $30 ($30 off MSRP) (Update: Dead again)

Xiaomi's bargain Mi Box S running Android TV is down to all-time low of $30 ($30 off MSRP) (Update: Dead again)

When you think Android TV Box, you might think Nvidia Shield TV right away, but the company best known for its graphics cards isn't the only one offering a capable big screen experience for Android. Xiaomi's Mi Box S is a neat little device outputting 4K HDR to your TV, and it's on sale at Walmart, going for only $30. That's the lowest we've ever seen and $5 less than the recent offer of $35.

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Roku partners with Walmart to release a second, cheaper smart soundbar

Roku partners with Walmart to release a second, cheaper smart soundbar

A good (or even middling) soundbar can really boost your TV viewing experience, and it's all the better if the soundbar also has streaming capabilities like the JBL Link Bar or Roku Smart Soundbar. Roku only announced that streaming soundbar a few weeks back, and now there's a second one. This one is cheaper, and it's being released under the Wallmart Onn brand.

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New Roku boxes offer 4K HDR and Google Assistant support

New Roku boxes offer 4K HDR and Google Assistant support

Roku has leveraged low prices and vast app support to become one of the most well-known media streamer platforms. Devices like the Roku Stick are basically impulse purchases at this point. Today, some of Roku's cheapest streaming boxes are getting new capabilities. The updated Premiere is getting 4K HDR support, and the new Premiere+ adds Google Assistant.

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Streaming Set-Top Box Showdown: Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV vs. Roku 3 vs. Roku Streaming Stick

Streaming Set-Top Box Showdown: Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV vs. Roku 3 vs. Roku Streaming Stick

Last month I took Amazon's Fire TV for a test drive and came away pretty damn impressed. It's a nice box with a lot to like – but there's also some pretty stiff competition in the streaming box arena. Companies like Google and Roku are both ready to take your money in exchange for enhancing an otherwise stale television experience.

Since there a variety of options on the market today, we decided to take four of the most popular and put them in a head-to-head deathmatch. We've got Google's Chromecast, the Roku Streaming Stick, Roku 3, and Fire TV all ready to duke it out and answer one question: which one is worth your money?

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