We compared to see how Google's Nexus Player, an Amazon Fire TV and a Roku 3 could handle the voice commands Apple highlighted with the new Apple TV.
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.
Microsoft says that customers in the US and Canada who are part of the Xbox One preview program will get TV tuner support today. All others will need to wait a "few months."
The pioneering Internet TV service added the Xbox One to its list of compatible hardware and upgraded the base $20 channel lineup with A&E, History, H2 and Lifetime, bringing the total to 20 channels. It also added a truTV option to bolster March Madness availability with TBS and TNT.
As usual before a big Apple event, there are plenty of rumors and speculation about whether or how the venerable Apple TV set-top box will get an update. But Apple may not even mention it at all.
Privacy group charges that Smart TVs' voice-command feature violates federal privacy law by collecting owners' private communications.
Worried about Samsung eavesdropping on your conversations? Here's how you can turn off the Voice Recognition feature on your Smart TV.
Get the facts behind Samsung's Smart TV voice controls, which sends what you say to third parties. Also, beware of phishing scams targeting Anthem hack victims.
Voice control looks to be the next big thing in the connected home -- here are the devices that want to make it a reality.
Microsoft confirms its console will play older Xbox 360 games and get a fresher user interface in November. Next up: TV recording capabilities in 2016.
With Xbox Originals, Microsoft is well under way to begin delivering the first of 12 different TV shows in June. The elephant in the room: What's it going to cost consumers?