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Best Bluetooth Gamepad for Android TV & NVIDIA Shield [2023]

Are you looking for an upgrade to your NVIDIA Shield controller or a new gamepad for your Android TV? Since Android TVs can use both Bluetooth and wireless 2.4GHz gamepads, there’s a seemingly endless list of controller options. Many offer great designs, comfortable ergonomics, and custom features. Plus, there’s the official NVIDIA Shield TV remote, …

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The Best NVIDIA Shield Alternatives for 2023

It’s no secret how much I love the NVIDIA Shield, and I’ve owned four of them since they came out in 2015. However, at around $200 for the Shield Pro, they’re not cheap.  That leaves many people looking for alternatives where they can get a similar streaming experience for less money.  After all, the NVIDIA …

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Best Android TV Box For Canada (Updated for 2023)

It’s been a few years since I wrote my Canadian buyer’s guide to Android TV boxes, and a lot has changed. Several of my favourite Android TV box manufacturers have moved on to other products. That means this is the perfect time to dive back in and get some fresh new recommendations. If you’ve been …

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The Best Android TV Box for Streaming 2023

With 2022 at an end, it’s time to take another look at the best Android TV boxes for the money in 2023. You’ll see a lot of new faces on this list. Several manufacturers, like Beelink and MINIX, have retired their popular Android TV boxes to focus on mini-PCs. As such, the popular Beelink GT-King …

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Stores Like Best Buy [But MUCH Better!]

I worked in the retail electronics industry for over ten years at Circuit City before it went out of business. So, I’ve no love for the blue-shirt crowd and have always looked for options other than Best Buy. The trouble is…most of them have shut their doors as well, so it’s hard to find alternatives. …

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TV Stands vs Wall Mounts: Which Makes Your TV Look Better?

We use both wall mounts and stands for our TVs in our house. I can honestly say I wasn’t expecting it to make a difference in how I watched TV.  But I was wrong.  TV stands and wall mounts have pros and cons, which we’ll cover in the below sections. Choosing the right one for …

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Which Generation Chromecast do I Have?

The original Google Chromecast was one of the first streaming devices I ever purchased. I liked it so much, I’ve bought each generation of the Chromecast since. If you’ve got one of the earlier Chromecast devices, you may wonder if it’s worth upgrading. So in this article, I’m going to go through each generation of …

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Sony vs. Samsung TVs: Choosing the Best High-End TV

If you’re of a certain age, you remember Sony’s dominance in high-end electronics. If you wanted the best TV, it usually meant buying a Sony.  However, for almost two decades, Samsung has been the global leader in TV market share.  So, how do you choose between these two popular TV bands?  I thought it would …

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Samsung’s Tizen TV OS vs Android TV: Which is Better?

It might surprise you to find out that most of the TVs in my house are Samsung TVs running Tizen OS – even though I run an Android TV website! I’ve always loved Samsung’s picture quality, even more than my Sony Bravia Android TV. Unfortunately, Samsung doesn’t make any televisions that run Android TV. They …

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