Got any devoted TV watchers on your list? Make ’em smile with a new streaming TV stick, an over-the-air HDTV antenna, a sweet-sounding soundbar, and more.
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Price: $34.99 on Amazon (13% off)
Here’s the easiest way to get Netflix on a loved one’s TV. Just plug Amazon’s Fire TV Stick into the HDMI port on the back of their HDTV, connect it to Wi-Fi, then start streaming. The Fire TV Stick streams movies and shows from Amazon Prime, Hulu, Netflix, HBO, Showtime, and even local TV stations via Sling TV. Best of all, you can find shows and movies simply by saying (for example) “Play The Crown” to the included Alexa Voice Remote.
Price: $12.95 on Amazon (use coupon code 46WKKIYM at checkout)
Ready to cut the cord? Ditch your cable company and get your TV the old-fashioned way: over the air, and for free. The Skyfind Indoor TV Antenna has a 50 mile range and an amplifier that boosts weak signals. You can hang the thin, flat antenna behind your TV, stick it on a wall, or for the very best signal, attach it to a window.
Price: $59.99 on Amazon (25% off)
If everyone on your HDTV sounds like they’re mumbling, your TV’s dinky speakers might be to blame. Sweeten your HDTV’s audio with TaoTronic’s TV soundbar, which boasts a quartet of full-range speakers, stereo sound, and touch controls. Just a single HDMI cable (if you need one, keep reading) is all you’ll need to connect the speaker to your HDTV.
Price: $39.74 on Amazon (56% off)
Have a loved one with a pile of TV remotes on their coffee table? Replace ’em all with one of these. The Logitech Harmony 650 remote can take charge of up to eight devices, from HDTVs and DVRs to DVD players and even your old VCR. Setting up the Harmony 650 is a simple matter of connecting it to your PC or Mac, then running the easy-to-follow setup software.
Price: $6.96 on Amazon (23% off)
Don’t let the pushy salespeople at those big-box stores sell you a $100 gold-plated HDMI cable. This pair of six-foot HDMI cables works with the latest 1080p and 4K TVs, and they’re also compatible with Blu-ray players, Apple TVs, PS4 and Xbox One game consoles, and just about anything else with an HDMI port.
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