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Old 05-11-2019, 04:07 PM
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I need a quick and dirty answer on this issue. Iím looking for a 32Ē or so TV for my shop. I donít have and donít want another DirecTV device to run this specific television on. The location in my shop is in direct line of sight to my internet modem with very good WIFI reception. Can I just use/set up the smart TV for the apps (Netflix, Prime TV, etc) and watch that way?
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I need a quick and dirty answer on this issue. Iím looking for a 32Ē or so TV for my shop. I donít have and donít want another DirecTV device to run this specific television on. The location in my shop is in direct line of sight to my internet modem with very good WIFI reception. Can I just use/set up the smart TV for the apps (Netflix, Prime TV, etc) and watch that way?
Yes. Buy a HiSense smart tv at Wally World.
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Yes, even without Netflix you can get a bunch of ok channels for free with a newer smart tv if you have internet.
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Old 05-11-2019, 04:16 PM
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I have smart tv in living room, great picture but I dislike it always updating all the time and logging onto amazon prime takes much longer than the bed room tv with ruku or the office tv with fire stick. I will never buy another smart tv unless it has a auto commercial mute.
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Buy the toshiba Fire tv edition. $150 for 32Ē. I have he 50Ē 4K which is on sale for $300. Itís been flawless.
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Buy the toshiba Fire tv edition. $150 for 32Ē. I have he 50Ē 4K which is on sale for $300. Itís been flawless.
Just looked them up, great price!! Why not??
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I've been very happy with TCL tv's purchased at Costco. They are designed around the ROKU operating system, so there's nothing to ad and very easy to use.
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in a word...……………...yes
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Thanks, everyone. Now it's time to get some entertainment going out there.
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Yes but just get a roku stick or firestick for any tv. I would not get a smart tv for the built-in apps unless it is a roku TV or fire tv. I have a dumb TV at the dock with a roku stick that works great
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I need a quick and dirty answer on this issue. Iím looking for a 32Ē or so TV for my shop. I donít have and donít want another DirecTV device to run this specific television on. The location in my shop is in direct line of sight to my internet modem with very good WIFI reception. Can I just use/set up the smart TV for the apps (Netflix, Prime TV, etc) and watch that way?
That's what we do.
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I have a pretty good assortment of TV options here. We have a Samsung smart TV, a TiVo and a few hooked to PCs. My father in law had the Costco Roku mentioned above. The smart TVs seem easy but a separate box gives you more flexibility when things change. Personally I like the PC because you can get all the streams plus of anything you have on your own network.
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