Play audio and video files in real-time and streaming modes.
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.
With solid basic features in the free version, you should definitely give Overcast a test drive, but check out the competition before paying the higher price.
A holographic version of Dr. James Naismith makes a cameo appearance to talk hoops during the NBA's tech summit.
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.
LookAway Player's main feature works as advertised, but the muting features and limited YouTube browsing tools make it essentially a one-trick pony.
The FMP-X10 is Sony's second-generation 4K media player, equipped with a 1TB hard drive, access to hundreds of 4K movies and Netflix's 4K streaming service. Previously proprietary, a software update makes it usable by multiple brands of compatible 4K TV.
The broadcast will use a record number of cameras to capture angles that put viewers in the middle of the action.
The famed tech investor Marc Andreessen put his foot in his mouth after India rejected a program backed by the social network. Now he's saying sorry.
Samsung's UBD-K8500 is the first 4K Blu-ray player the world has seen and includes all of the features you'd expect, plus speedy performance.
The first 4K Blu-ray discs are a couple of weeks away, but we got our hands on the first player already. Check out our first impressions of everything we've tested (without 4K discs).