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What is YouTube Red?

What is YouTube Red

YouTube Red offers features that greatly appeal to some, but is it right for you?

In the world of online streaming, the choices are endless. As far as cable TV alternatives go we have services like Netflix, Hulu, and Sling TV. For music we have services like Spotify, Pandora, and Songza. But noticeably absent from this media melee has been tech behemoth Google; but that is slowly changing.

Late last October, tech behemoth Google launched a premium version of its YouTube app. Dubbed YouTube Red, the app is Google’s latest attempt at expanding its revenue base and stepping into the premium streaming market by offering exclusive and premium content for the monthly rate of $10; and they offer a 1-month free trial. Continue reading What is YouTube Red?

Roku Streaming Stick vs Chromecast

Roku or Google – Which One is Better?

Chromecast vs Roku StickAnswer: It Depends on What You Are Looking For

One of the hardest parts about cutting the cord is the convenience of cable. You don’t have to go around to different websites, download patches and plug-ins, or switch between devices; all you have to do is sit down and turn on the TV. That’s a huge sticking point for a lot of people out there; and in spite of poor customer service and expensive packages, many people stick with the cable companies because of that convenience.

Out with the Old – In with the New

However in recent years it has become a lot easier to access content online, and even easier to consolidate all of your media devices. When Roku (What is Roku?) came on the scene in 2010, it was a huge relief for people who wanted to watch Netflix and Hulu but didn’t have a gaming console or a computer to hook up to their television. Four years later, it seems that every tech company wants to get in on the home-streaming market; especially tech-giant Google. In recent years, Google has been looking to diversify its portfolio and the home-streaming market seems like a perfect fit.

Roku Streaming Stick vs Chromecast

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