Aw, snap, Matchstick, the Firefox-based dongle that is on its way to competing against Google’s Chromecast for streaming-content customers, is trying to one-up its competitor by saying it’ll provide its device the ability to stream content without customers having to have an internet connection. Whoa. Yes. Gigaom
Chromecast has met its MatchStick It’s Mozilla’s new Firefox OS-based streaming stick, and you can get it for just $12 — for now, Gizmodo reported. Now on Kickstarter, the dongle will cost you that low, low price — compared with the $35 Chromecast — until it hits
It’s the age of the cord-cutter, which means everyone’s competing for that streaming media customer, now including Microsoft. The Washington-based tech giant has upped the ante against Google and its Chromecast by releasing the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter, a dongle that allows the company’s phone and tablet
Good news, Europe: Microsoft is helping you cut the cord! Xbox One owners across the Atlantic can now watch live TV broadcasts using their game console and a little device called the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner, Gigaom reports. Hitting France, Italy, Germany, Spain and the U.K.
Phoenix based Amazon has just unveiled it’s competitor to the streaming media ring, and no it’s not the dongle previously speculated, it’s a set-top box much like Roku 1 -3. Fire TV features: Quad-core processor Dedicated GPU 2gb of RAM Dual-band Wi-Fi with MIMO (for instant downloading