Best home video productsUpdated February 14, 2014 9:20 AM PST
Though the TV is the centerpiece of any home theater, it's really just a glorified monitor. The real fun comes with picking the video sources that will plug into it. We've chosen a cross-section of some of the best home video devices to round out any home theater. But given the wide variety of home video options--Blu-ray, video game consoles, HDTV services, and streaming-media players--we're providing plenty of alternatives and caveats, too.
Best all-around home video device
Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim (250GB) Uncharted 3 Limited Edition Bundle
The latest PS3 slims down to its smallest size ever while retaining everything we like -- and a few things we don't -- about the PlayStation 3 gaming console.
Best streaming-media box for Apple fans
Apple TV (2012)
While it's still a step behind the Roku 3, the Apple TV is an excellent streaming box, especially for those invested in the Apple ecosystem.