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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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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


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

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


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

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


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


Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By June 2, 2015


Apple TV's Siri vs Amazon Fire TV, Roku 3 and Nexus Player

We tested out Apple's Siri commands on other video streamers to see if they understood what we were saying.

By September 11, 2015