Roku's Streaming Stick offers tons of apps, a real remote, and a compact design for just $50, making it the best streaming stick and an outstanding value.
The Stream is a budget "cloud-based PC," and one of the least-expensive ways to get Windows 8 in a laptop.
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The Samsung Wireless is the best mobile device for media streaming and data backup, but only Android users need apply.
Two Firefox betas focus on media: enabling video streams to Chromecast and Roku via Android-based mobile devices and creating a free in-browser competitor to Skype on desktops.
After debuting late in 2013, little has been heard about DTS' Play-Fi, but now Polk and Definitive are the first major companies to announce products supporting the wireless music standard.
Aiming to step out of the shadow of Spotify, Pandora and Apple's iTunes Radio, 4-year-old Rdio beefs up its free radiolike service and designs a warmer welcome for the uninitiated.
The e-commerce giant takes its streaming-media box beyond the US for €99 in Germany and £79 in the UK, expanding competition with companies like Roku, Apple, and Google.
The dark-comedy series gives Amazon its best shot so far at beating Netflix at the critical-accolades game, and in a new turn, all episodes go up at once September 26.
Citizen footage widened the lens of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and it brought live-streaming to popular attention in the US unlike any confrontation has before.
Windows Phone users can now stream Spotify for free, no subscription required.