What is difference between an Android box and a Roku or Apple TV?
You've presumably heard various phrasing being tossed around various locales, gatherings and Facebook gatherings: Streaming media gadget, TV box, IPTV box, set best boxes, media streamer, HTPC, Kodi box, and my undisputed top choice the Android TV box. They're all essentially a similar kind of gadget – something that gets content from your home system or the Internet to your TV. The phrasing may appear to be confounding, yet don't stress: I'm here to control you through a portion of the nuts and bolts. I will probably make this a decent beginning stage for any individual who needs to take in more. To begin things off, I will reveal to you an anecdote about MP3 players.
Why such huge numbers of various names?
When you take a gander at this photo, what do you call it? Indication… it most likely relies upon where you're from. Where I am in North America, these gadgets are ordinarily called Streaming gadgets or Streaming Media players. Once in a while, they're erroneously called Roku boxes, despite the fact that they might be made by Amazon, Apple or one of the numerous different producers I cover on this site. Give me a chance to give you a case of something comparable. Contingent upon what part of the nation you're in, you call that sugary, carbonated refreshment Pop, Soda or even Coke (notwithstanding when it's not Coke).
Thus, except if it's really a Roku that you're discussing, kindly don't consider it a Roku box. It can make perplexity for you and the individual who you're conversing with. In Europe, they're for the most part called Kodi boxes because of the prevalence of introducing Kodi and a portion of the gushing addons that are accessible. They can likewise be called IPTV boxes in light of the fact that it's substantially less demanding to discover an Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) benefit on that side of the Atlantic than here in the US. Essentially, IPTV is an approach to get live TV over the Internet. You can likewise observe the term small scale PC.
In case you're in Asia, at that point chances are you've heard them called TV boxes. By and by, I favor calling them TV boxes. It is a more non specific term, beyond any doubt, yet the gadget can do as such numerous things that it just bodes well. One final thing. Television boxes can unquestionably be viewed as a scaled down PC, yet I believe that protuberances them into a class that they don't exactly have a place in. A smaller than usual PC can likewise incorporate any little organization PC like an Intel NUC (Next Unit of Computing). They can as a rule do everything that your work area PC or PC can do. Some TV boxes can supplant your work area, yet they're the special case, instead of the run the show.