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Review: Roku Streaming Stick (HDMI Version)

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Odds are pretty good that you’ve heard of Roku, even if you don’t own one. Roku is one of the most popular streaming set-top box makers in the world, bringing high definition video entertainment directly into your living room almost exclusively via a small, square, purple box.

The times are always changing, and the latest craze is streaming dongles like the Google Chromecast.

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Amazon Diving Into Streaming Media Next Week

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Re/code is reporting that Amazon will be releasing a set top streaming box next week allowing users to stream Amazon content to their TVs, this pits them squarely against Apple, Google and Roku in the streaming space. Apple has reportedly sold 13 million Apple TV units while Roku is in a hot second with 8 million. Google brings up the rear, without a solid metric but said to be in the millions, with it’s wildly popular Chromecast. The set top streaming space has no clear leader at the moment, I think people are still feeling this market out.

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