- Feb 24, 2014
So my smart tv runs out of memory. I want to rather get a tv box with decent memory.
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So you basically need something like this.Must have dstv Netflix amazon etc
If I was shopping for a TV box, I would choose either the new Google TV with Chromecast (I think that Geewiz sell them), or this Box from Takealot
They are based on newer technology than most other boxes and their price is reasonable. Both are also Google certified
I use these 2 apps for "local" control of my windows PCs with my phone:The guys recommending a NUC - I haven't run a media pc in years, so a bit out of touch - Is there a better way to get a unified experience yet? What I mean is easily switching between different apps using only a remote. Last time I used it, a keyboard and mouse was always lying around to get between the various apps: Netflix was from the Microsoft store for 5.1 audio support, Showmax was in a browser etc. It didn't bug me, but lost out on the wife approval factor. Have had a Mi Box S for a while now, but it has it's own issues with 4K + Surround
Best: Nvidia Shield Pro or Apple TV 4K.
Shield supports more video and audio codecs but depending on how you're using it that may not matter.
Shield Pro has a much better remote than the Apple TV which has a terrible remote.
Shield runs Android TV which may be a pro or a con depending on how you look at it, Apple TV obviously runs tvOS which has its quirks but is responsive and quite nice to use and just seems a lot more stable than Android.