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VLC Media Player

Play audio and video files in real-time and streaming modes.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on Apr 17, 2014
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Google Nexus Player

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.

By November 3, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating November 3, 2014

Overcast: Podcast Player (iOS)

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.

By July 24, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating July 24, 2014

Western Digital WD TV Media Player (2014)

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.

By November 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 14, 2014

Every Android device is vulnerable to newly discovered bugs

With two new "Stagefright" vulnerabilities discovered, almost every Android device ever released is vulnerable to malicious hackers. Fixing the bug isn't simple.

By October 1, 2015


LookAway Player for iOS

LookAway Player's main feature works as advertised, but the muting features and limited YouTube browsing tools make it essentially a one-trick pony.

By April 11, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating April 11, 2013
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Sony FMP-X10 4K Ultra HD Media Player

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.

By April 16, 2014


Staring down giants, Roku launches $129 top-end streaming box

Streaming-device maker Roku bets again that putting on blinders to anything but streaming video will make the difference when it faces off with fresh rival products from Apple, Amazon and Google.

By October 6, 2015


Amazon to stop selling Google Chromecast, Apple TV

The e-commerce giant wants to "avoid customer confusion" by directing buyers to other video-streaming devices, including its own family of Fire TV gadgets.

By October 1, 2015


Google starts Android 6.0 update for Nexus phones

The Marshmallow version of Android is being made available as an over-the-air update to a small number of devices.

By October 5, 2015


A new player weighs in with the LG gram laptop line

LG is getting into the American laptop market with a series of slim ultrabooks.

By September 28, 2015