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.
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.
After years resisting subscriptions, Apple hits play on a $10-a-month streaming music service Tuesday with a three-month free trial.
Diptic Video creates an easy way to gather your videos and photos into a collage, but is probably geared more toward specific creative types who want to try something new with their media.
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.
The latest update for iTunes brings it in line with iOS 8.4, adding Apple Music and Beats radio to Apple's media app.
Have video files you want to watch? The PS4 now gives you a tool do that.
There are a lot of excellent titles leaving Netflix in July, so find out what to watch before they disappear.
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 venerable comic book maker has inspired movies, television shows and video games. Now, for the first time, the trend is working in reverse.
You've seen the little "UV" logo on DVD and Blu-ray packages, but what is UltraViolet and how does it work? We're here to answer those questions.