735 Results for



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

Fed up with your dumb "Smart TV?" Tired of waiting for your console to boot up just so you can watch Netflix? Lookng for a cheap tech gift? There are plenty of reasons to get a new dedicated video streamer. We'll help you choose one.

By November 5, 2015

Best products

Best media streamers of 2015

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.


Sideclick soups up your media streamer's remote (hands-on)

This ingenious accessory is a must-have for anyone who owns a streaming media box such as Apple TV or Roku.

By August 12, 2015


Sling TV brings inexpensive live TV to Google's cheap Chromecast streamer (hands-on)

Now you can watch live TV for as little as $20 per month on a dongle that sells for $35. Sling TV, the Internet-based TV service with channels like ESPN, AMC and TNT, is now on the Chromecast.

By November 3, 2015


Best video streamers and Blu-ray players for the holidays

From Roku to Apple, to Amazon, to Nvidia, with a sprinkling of those old-school discs, here are our top video-player gift recommendations this holiday season.

12 Images By October 21, 2015


Electric Jukebox HDMI music streamer takes on Spotify

Promising that it's easier to use than Spotify and Apple Music, Electric Jukebox pumps music through your TV via a dongle, and a motion-control remote.

By October 14, 2015


The Electric Jukebox aims to be a first time streamer (pictures)

If you've yet to ditch your living room stereo for music streaming, this plug-and-play device could be just what you want. We go hands-on.

12 Images By October 14, 2015


Don't cross the streams: Why you should wait before buying a video streamer

A slew of new video streaming devices from Apple, Amazon, Google and Roku are lined up to compete for your holiday dollar in 2015. Which one should you buy? It's a good idea to wait for it all to shake out before you decide.

By September 29, 2015


Chromecast Audio turns speakers into Wi-Fi streamers

This tiny device lets any existing speaker stream music from your phone or tablet.

By September 29, 2015


Apple TV (2015)

The new Apple TV's awesome remote and voice control make it one of the best entertainment devices, especially for anyone who already owns plenty of Apple gadgets.

By October 28, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating October 28, 2015

Battle for the box: Comparing the new Apple TV to existing streamers

Apple just overhauled the Apple TV streaming video box; see how the new features compare to the competition.

By September 9, 2015