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chris

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I've got a Fire TV and like it a lot. It's hard to go wrong at $19. My only concern is that I'm not sure where I'll put them. We have a bunch of Rokus, an Apple TV, a Fire TV and a Chromecast (sitting in a draw).
 

raqball

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I'm still using my Apple TV... I have a Roku 3 upstairs and a Chromecast in a box somewhere..

I looked at the Fire TV but it did not have NHL and MLB apps.. These 2 are must haves for me as I subscribe to them for watching my favorite teams play live..

Does Fire TV have them yet?
 

chris

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I need something for my daughters TV for Christmas which do u recommend?
Apple,roku,chrome cast OR Amazon?
I have Amazon prime
I'd recommend a Roku 3. I have all of the boxes you mentioned. We use the Amazon Fire pretty regularly, but I find the interface is bit confusing. Roku has the largest selection of apps, it's got a rock solid UI and it's my personal favorite.
 

chris

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Changing my favorite streaming box to the Amazon Fire. It gets the nod simply because it can decode Dolby Digital Plus from Netflix and output Dolby Digital 5.1 to a soundbar or AVR. Advantage, Fire. I bought a Roku 2 (the new one) and boxed it up after a day.

We use the Fire Stick regularly too. Great value for $19. That too decodes DD+.