Amazon takes on Apple TV, Roku, and Google Chromecast with a zippy media streamer that doubles as a game console
We've limited the list to standalone streaming boxes, but be aware that lots of other home theater devices are competent streamers these days, from Blu-ray players to game consoles.
At CES 2013, we take a First Look at the Asus' media streaming box.
The Nexus Q's striking, orblike hardware can't outweigh the extreme limitations of this Android-only, Google-only media streamer.
Google's Nexus Q is the newest kid on the streaming block. CNET puts it head-to-head with our favorite tried-and-true stalwarts, the Apple TV and the Roku.
Telstra today announced a major update to the T-Box set-top box, expanding the current functionality of the unit to include media playback from external storage devices over Wi-Fi and USB.
This year's AV receivers are poor choices as media streamers because of their mediocre graphical user interfaces, sluggish navigation, high cost of replacement, infrequent updates, and complex remotes.
Seagate has updated its FreeAgent GoFlex TV streaming media product to include Pandora and will soon roll out an iPhone remote control app for the product.
Have you got some video or audio files stored on your computer that you'd like to play on your TV? You can do it if you have a media streamer. Craig Simms explains more.
The Boxee Box is one of the most highly anticipated pieces of home-cinema hardware ever. Can it bring everything we need to our TVs? We sure hope so...
The HDX bone is more than just a media streamer, it's also capable of running Android, which could turn your TV into something more exciting than just a vessel for interminable football