Blu-ray Players

Sony BDP-S5500
REVIEW

Sony BDP-S5500

If you're looking for a streaming box that not only does Blu-ray movies but also plays games, then the Sony BDP-S550 is an absolute bargain.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 4, 2015
4 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Samsung BD-F5900
REVIEW

Samsung BD-F5900

The Samsung BD-F5900 is an excellent Blu-ray player with the right mix of usability, performance, and speed.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 21, 2013
3.5 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Slingbox 500
REVIEW

Slingbox 500

While you'll pay a premium for its extra features, the Slingbox 500 is an excellent way to watch your TV or DVR video content anywhere.

4 stars Editors' rating on December 21, 2012
2.2 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Panasonic DMP-BDT220
REVIEW

Panasonic DMP-BDT220

The Panasonic DMP-BDT220 is the best Blu-ray value of 2012, with built-in Wi-Fi, tons of streaming-media apps, 3D compatibility, and a simple user interface.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 13, 2012
2.5 stars User rating out of 34 votes
SiliconDust HDHomeRun Dual
REVIEW

SiliconDust HDHomeRun Dual

The Elgato HD HomeRun Dual is a decent way to get over-the-air TV on your PC, but its high bandwidth requirements mean you're better off opting for wired rather than Wi-Fi streaming.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 21, 2012
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote

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Toshiba BDX5200
REVIEW

Toshiba BDX5200

The Toshiba BDX5200 costs a little less than competing midrange Blu-ray players, but you'll miss out on worthwhile extra features and speedy performance.

3 stars Editors' rating on August 22, 2011
0 stars User rating out of 1 vote
WD TV Live Plus
REVIEW

WD TV Live Plus ( summer 2010)

If you don't already own an Xbox 360, PS3, or Blu-ray player and you're serious about networked streaming, the WD TV Live is one of your best choices for getting content to your TV.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 11, 2010
Oppo BDP-80
REVIEW

Oppo BDP-80

Oppo's BDP-80 Blu-ray player doesn't perform well enough to make up for its lack of Wi-Fi, streaming media features, and 3D Blu-ray support.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 8, 2010

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Roku SD Player
REVIEW

Roku SD Player

New content channels and faster Wi-Fi make the Roku HD XR Player a good choice for anyone who wants a quick and easy way to add Netflix--and a variety of other Internet media channels--to any TV.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 9, 2009
Seagate FreeAgent Theater+
REVIEW

Seagate FreeAgent Theater+

The addition of HDMI output, network streaming, and improved file compatibility makes the Seagate FreeAgent Theater+ media player a better value than its predecessor.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 20, 2009