While not for everyone, the WD TV's adroit playback of video and music files makes it the perfect living room box for people with large digital media collections.
Ten percent of US households with a broadband connection purchased a streaming-media device in the first nine months of this year, already matching last year's tally.
There will be no more llama whipping for media player Winamp when parent company AOL closes it in December.
The company is now taking orders for the $699 media player, which offers ultra-high-resolution content for Sony 4K TVs -- but only Sony's.
Sony's new 55- and 65-inch 4K TVs will be available in the US from 21 April, with the US$699 4K player coming later in the year.
Media streamers are great, but in order to be impressive in 2009, they really need to support HD video and have some sort of networking ability -- regrettably, the Traxdata does neither
The BBC is updating its Android iPlayer app, promising "Android is an important platform for us".
Super-budget micro computer Raspberry Pi is going to get a taste of Android Ice Cream Sandwich.
There are plenty of options for recycling your old smartphone when you upgrade, but it's easy to hang onto it and turn it into a terrific portable media player.
How much impact does Android have in the music and media player space? Does it even matter when Apple pretty much owns the market?