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Amazon's $99 FireTV media streamer

Amazon takes on Apple TV, Roku, and Google Chromecast with a zippy media streamer that doubles as a game console

By 3 April 2014

Review

Western Digital WD TV Media Player (2014)

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.

By 15 November 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating 15 November 2014
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Amazon Fire TV Stick: Well worth the $40, but still not as good as Roku

While it doesn't match the app selection or search capabilities of Roku, Amazon's Fire TV Stick's solid performance and mastery of Amazon content make it easily worth the $40 price.

By 20 November 2014

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Media box is like VLC for your TV

This set top box can play virtually every file type and it does it well.

By 15 November 2014

Review

Google Nexus Player

Until it receives a major infusion of native apps and developer support, and better integrates non-Google services, the Nexus Player with Android TV offers no compelling upgrade over other streaming devices.

By 4 November 2014

3 stars Editors' rating 4 November 2014

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Fire TV Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Roku Streaming Stick: Measuring the sticks

Ready for more comparisons than you can shake a stick at? Ranging in price from $35 to $50, these three HDMI streaming sticks all offer Netflix...and diverge from there. Stick with this roundup for all the details.

By 28 October 2014

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Google Nexus Player not mature enough to compete

The $99 streaming video puck, the first device to run Google's Android TV operating system, can't match the app selection and access to popular media platforms offered by Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV.

By 4 November 2014

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Roku adds Google Play channel

The Google video service becomes the latest addition to the Roku streaming box.

By 1 November 2014

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The mixed-up math of Amazon's Fire TV Stick discounts

Amazon has a bevy of discounts wrapped up in its launch of the Fire TV Stick, the e-tailer's answer to Google Chromecast -- but some of the deals aren't all that they appear.

By 28 October 2014

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Microsoft's Chromecast competitor is pretty awesome for on-the-go screencasting

This little dongle sends your screen from your Windows machine (and some Android devices) right to your TV.

By 24 October 2014