Roku vs. FireTV vs. Chromecast

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Roku Media Stick
Which is the best media streaming stick to buy?

 


1. Roku 3500R Streaming Stick (HDMI)

Pros:
Over 1200 apps, including Netflix, HBO GO, Hulu Plus & Amazon Instant Video.
Remote control.
Universal search function.
Cons:
Device restarts when you start the TV
Price: $ 50.00

 

2. Fire TV Stick

Pros:
Perfect for Amazon Prime subscribers, who can stream free movies.
Also has Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora and many other apps and games.

Cons:
No HBO Go yet.
Requires an Amazon Prime subscription to get the most value.
Price: $40.00

 

3. Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player

Pros:
Least expensive of all three.
Streams Netflix, HBO Go, Youtube and many other apps.
Cons:
No remote.
Requires an Android phone or tablet to control it.
Price: $35.00

 

The Roku stick, with its remote and a wider app selection justifies the higher price of $50.00.
And the winner is: the Roku 3500R Streaming Stick (HDMI)

 

 

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