The Nvidia Shield's 4K video and solid gaming chops will appeal to geeks, and software updates have made it more stable, but app shortfalls and a relatively high price limit its appeal.
We've limited the list to standalone streamers, but be aware that lots of other home theater devices are competent streamers these days, from Blu-ray players to game consoles.
Slated for 2017, the new subscription service would stream network and cable TV shows live instead of a day later. It's yet another way cable-cutters can view live content.
From CNET Magazine: Technology helps bring fans closer to the action on the track for the 142nd running of the race this Saturday at Churchill Downs.
The new Apple TV's awesome remote and voice control make it one of the best entertainment devices, especially for anyone who already owns plenty of Apple gadgets.
Technically Incorrect: After an encounter with a fan and a phone on a South Carolina street, the comedian and actress says she's had enough. But has she?
The Fire TV is a formidable streamer with 4K capability and oodles of features, but it tries too hard to serve up Amazon's own TV shows and movies.
Will Apple's iPhone 7 have a headphone jack? Only Apple knows, but the rumor mill keeps churning with all sorts of theories. The latest: It's staying. But wait till next week and it may be dead again.
Carriers are always spouting numbers and stats that "prove" they have the best network. CNET rides along with RootMetrics for a day to see what it takes to get the real answers.
Clarkson and chums James May and Richard Hammond are preparing a rival show for Amazon, but they're running out of time to think of a name.
From the Cheapskate: Yep, it's that day. But you won't catch me saying it. You will catch me offering free Spotify, almost-free Sling TV and lots more!