Amazon takes on Apple TV, Roku, and Google Chromecast with a zippy media streamer that doubles as a game console
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.
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.
This set top box can play virtually every file type and it does it well.
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.
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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.
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.
The Google video service becomes the latest addition to the Roku streaming box.
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.
This little dongle sends your screen from your Windows machine (and some Android devices) right to your TV.