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Apple TV v Chromecast v Roku v Fire TV: Which would you choose?

Apple TV v Chromecast v Roku v Fire TV. Which would you choose?

We're lucky to be blessed with so many good options when it comes to streaming online media. The space recently got a little more crowded with Amazon introducing its first effort, the Fire TV. And, while we're naturally fans of the Apple TV in these parts, the fact we're spoiled for choice is nothing but good. More choice also means that we're more likely to find one that meets our own specific needs. So which would you choose? And why?

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iMore show 397 LIVE! 1pm PT, 4pm ET, 9pm BST

Join Rene and Peter for all the week's Apple news including the Heartbleed exploit and that wacky 2014 Apple product projection map that's making the rounds. How truthy is it?

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Weekly photo contest: Panoramas!

Sometimes we can't fit everything we want to inside a single frame, which is why panoramas exist. The iPhone, particularly the iPhone 5s, is capable of taking some pretty awesome panoramas. That's your task this week! Get out your iPhone and experiment with the panorama feature. Be creative and try some vertical panoramas too, you may be surprised at the results!

The contest begins today and ends Tuesday, April 15th at 6 p.m. Eastern time. Good luck!

It's also time to announce the winner of our last photo contest! And the winner is...

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Do you want to see gaming included on the next Apple TV?

Do you want to see Gaming on the next Apple TV?

Amazon dropped a bomb this week with the introduction of its Fire TV set-top box and included gaming capabilities. It's a similar yet different product to our own Apple TV, but it does give us plenty to look at when thinking about what we'd like to see next from Apple. So, would you like to see integrated gaming included on the next version of the Apple TV?

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Win a new Apple TV contest! Because, unlike FireTV, it's available internationally!

I can't get Amazon's new FireTV in Canada. That's not a surprise since I can't get Amazon MP3 or Amazon Video in Canada yet either. I can get a Kindle Fire in Canada but it costs much more than it does in the U.S. and — wait for it — doesn't offer Amazon music or video! While people sometimes complain about Apple having a vertical lock on content, Amazon's horizontal lock is just as frustrating for those of us outside the U.S. Apple, on the other hand, offers more content in more places than anyone else. And to celebrate that, we're going to give away three (3) current-generation Apple TVs to three lucky iMore readers inside the U.S. or out!

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Office for iPad not a popular purchase with iMore readers

Microsoft generated some serious iOS news last week with the introduction of Office for iPad, but what did the iMore readership think of it? We ran a quick poll asking whether or not you guys would be picking it up and the results are stacked firmly in the favor of 'no.'

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iMore show 396 LIVE! 1pm PT, 4pm ET, 9pm BST

Join Rene and Peter for a full on discussion of Apple's new WWDC 2014 direction and all the week's news!

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WWDC 2014 wallpapers for iPhone and iPad

You know the drill. Apple has announced WWDC 2014 and that means there's new artwork to go along with it. This year it's a classic rainbow of app icon shapes whose negative space reveals the distinctive top of the Apple logo. We'll leave it to others to engage in the usual Apple-mancy, to read the artwork Apple leaves and try to determine if it means color displays on iWatch, icon scaling for a big screen iPhone 6, a new palette for iOS 8 or OS X 10.10 Syrah or — my personal choice — just a high-impact look by Apple's typically excellent graphic design team. But what's really important for now, some two months out, is... wallpapers!

Grab the iPad version up top, the iPhone version below, and rock your 6 colors from now until Keynote day!

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Weekly photo contest: HDR!

HDR, or high dynamic range, is one feature the iPhone, particularly the iPhone 5s really excels at. Taking an okay photo is easy, but taking an amazing photo that manages to balance everything just right, that's something else completely. Whenever you have a lot going on in a photo, HDR really can save the day. So that's your task this week, get a great photo that's well balanced from sky to grass or ocean to sand.

The contest begins today and ends Tuesday, April 8th at 6 p.m. Eastern time. Good luck!

It's also time to announce the winner of our last photo contest! And the winner is...

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Curious what Microsoft has in store for mobile? Check out Build 2014!

It's a new Microsoft. New CEO. New Office for iPad. And now a new Build 2014 conference to highlight what's coming next. Mobile Nations' crack Windows Phone Central team will be there covering everything live and as it happens, and since Microsoft is a major player — and major services provider of Mac, iPhone, and iPad — all of our interest levels are high.

For complete coverage, including a handy guide on what to expect from the show, including Windows Phone 8.1 hit the link below!

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