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Less plugs, same play

Roku Streaming Stick

Roku’s current streaming accessories were already carnie hand friendly, but their new streaming stick manages to pack the same functionality into an even smaller dongle. The goal of the product is to make any TV with an MHL-enabled HDMI port into a smart TV. For those a little rusty on their jargon, Mobile-High-Definition link (or…

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Home sweet home theater

Gift Guide 2011 | 10 Picks for the Home Theater Buff

As rabid movie, music fans and gamers, we’re always on the hunt for gear that can push our home entertainment experience to 11 (much to our better half’s chagrin). This roundup includes some of our favorite home theater products out today that we’d love to host in our living room. Continues after the jump.

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Boxed and Loaded

Roku LT

The entry point for accessing any kind of streaming media service on your TV just got even lower. For $50, Roku’s new LT model can stream over 300 different content services in 720p to virtually any TV out there. All you really need to care about though is Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant, Pandora, EPIX,…

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Your Media, All in One Place

Boxee Box by D-Link (Sponsored)

Tired of shelling out cash every month to your local cable provider for channels you never watch? Well the Boxee Box is the best solution currently on the market for letting you access all of the digital content you love sans a monthly subscription. Its strange exterior isn’t the most home theater friendly design we’ve…

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So Many Shows... So Many Devices

Hulu Plus

The long rumored Hulu “premium” subscription service has finally landed. Dubbed Hulu Plus, the service is slated to cost users $10 per month and volley towards Netflix. Hulu has already released applications for the iPad, iPhone (iOS4, free), and plans to support Samsung connected TVs and Blu-ray players via the company’s proprietary app store. Sony…