One possible cause to Fire TV Stick randomly shutting off

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As cool as beaming content to your TV with a Google Chromecast is, there’s something to be said about the reliability and feel of a remote. The first and second generation devices from Google were quick to impress me, but ever since using a Fire TV Stick it’s become my preferred way of streaming.

The only issues I’ve had so far with Amazon’s entry level device is its tendency to sometimes lag (mostly with the Hulu app) and crash when streaming. A little lag is easy to deal with, but random reboots are a buzzkill to say the least.

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Can the Xbox One and PS4 Stream 4K HDR? What to Know About Console Media Playback

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In spite of the recent unveiling of several 8K TVs at CES 2019, 4K will continue to be the resolution to hit for those that produce content on YouTube, Netflix, Amazon, and so on.

And in the Ultra HD age, it can be a bit confusing to figure out which streaming devices support 4K and HDR, especially when it comes to gaming consoles.

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An Xbox Cloud Box Possibly Inbound

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Earlier today, Brad Sams broke news of a possible approach for Microsoft’s next gen console strategy. Lead by the good graces of those in the know, Brad outlined a strategy where Microsoft would not only release a traditional next gen box, but also a significantly cheaper system with an emphasis on streaming from the cloud, presumably Azure servers, as opposed to playing games locally.

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The Cloverfield Paradox – Monolithic in the Face of Mediocrity

The Cloverfield Paradox is a movie that emphasized the historic nature of Superbowl Sunday, not because of quality, but rather an immensely novel handling of a Netflix exclusive release.

The cryptic trailer for the third installment in the Cloverfield series released during the game and, while as frenetically stitched together as prior installments, sought a much loftier benchmark for its typical flash bang marketing.

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