Most of us show the information we have, if we haven’t left any strings. Smart TVs don’t have a good display, so having a separate device makes things easier (more on that at the end of this book).
We’ve tried them all — you can find options from Roku, Apple, Google, Amazon, and even the cheapest Walmart version — so you don’t have to go through the hoops to find out what works for you, and we’ve separated each of our favorites into what works best.
Be sure to check out all of our tips, especially for choosing the best Roku, as well as the Best TVs, Best Soundbars, and Best Smart Speakers we’ve ever seen.
Updated November 2022: We’ve added Google’s affordable Chromecast with Google TV HD, and the latest Roku Ultra.
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