Top streaming devices for your TV

Don’t miss out on the best shows around…

21 Apr 2020

Spending more time around the house? Now’s a great time to get into that must-watch show and find out what all the fuss is about.

Dongles and set top boxes offer a great way to turn any telly into a smart TV with an easy to install device. They make content look incredible, keep all your content in one place and will even let you cast your phone screen to the TV.

That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of the best devices plus thrown in a suggestion for upgrading your TV time. So, take a seat and get comfy!


Roku Streaming Stick+

What is it?

Fitting into the back of any TV with an HDMI input, Roku’s streaming stick is a powerful media player that streams content in 4K and HDR. This makes what you watch all the more unmissable.

And your Roku Streaming Stick+ lets you easily cast your device screen to the TV. So, you could be playing your fave mobile game on a much bigger screen.

Plus, you get a voice remote controller – so you can find what you want to watch just by asking. And if you just want a casual browse through top platforms, there are even dedicated buttons on your remote.

What can I watch?

About 150,000+ movies and TV episodes from platforms including Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Amazon Video and Now TV – plus listen to music on Spotify and much more. The great thing about it is you get all your favourite shows, movies and music all in one place – on your TV screen.


Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K

What is it?

The Fire TV Stick brings your favourite shows and movies to your TV whenever you want them – thanks to Amazon’s Fire TV. Its powerful processor means you don’t have to wait around while your movie buffers. Optimised for beautiful 4K streaming, it also has seamless WiFi connectivity that won’t let you down.

You can also rely on the power of Alexa through the remote. So, whether you want to find that old movie or line up a playlist, you just have to ask.

And the 4K streaming at 60 frames per second means that you get true-to-life picture quality. Compatible with Dolby Atmos, it also means that you can get the cinematic sound you want to match picture quality.

What can I watch?

200,000 movies and TV episodes. Whether you’re dipping into something new or watching an old fave, there’s plenty there to keep you entertained. Services include Amazon Video, ITV, Disney and BBC.


Apple TV with 4K

What is it?

Apple TV’s box and remote combination means that you can enjoy movies and shows with crisp detail thanks to brilliant 4K streaming.

Plus, the Apple TV app means you can watch the same content across different devices at the same time. So, family movie night can be enjoyed on the big screen or with compatible iPads or iPhones.

Your remote also comes with a Siri button, so you can ask Siri for a specific film, genre or actor without having to search yourself.

What can I watch?

Choose from 60 video services including Netflix, Amazon and Hulu – all in the same place. So, no need to flick around.

And it’s not just for watching, either. Connecting with the App Store, you can pick from a massive list of games and apps to keep the whole family entertained.


If you’re thinking of upgrading your viewing, maybe you should upgrade your screen at the same time…


JVC Fire TV Edition

What is it?

If you want to enjoy 4K Ultra HD streaming at its best, you’ll want a TV that has the ability to handle it all. Plus, you get Amazon’s Fire TV built in – so you can enjoy all your favourites in one place on a big, HDR, LED TV screen.

Your Amazon remote will do the searching for you. Ask for your that BBC nature documentary and see wildlife like never before in glorious 4K HDR. Why leave the sitting room for a safari?

You can also do tons of other things – from playing your favourite album to controlling smart home devices.

What can I watch?

Because it’s Fire TV, expect 200,000 movies and TV episodes. Includes Amazon Video, ITV, Disney, BBC and a lot more.


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