Media Streamers

Sony STR-DN1070
EDITORS' TAKE

Sony STR-DN1070

The Sony STR-DN1060 appears to be an incremental update on last year's model with six HDMI inputs and a number of wireless options, including Google Cast.

Pricing not available

Roku SE
EDITORS' TAKE

Roku SE

Roku's latest video streamer is basically just the Roku 1 with a different name, but you can buy it for less than the Chromecast.

Yamaha RX-V479
REVIEW

Yamaha RX-V479

The Yamaha RX-V479 delivers superb sound quality and a long list of must-have features, making it our favorite receiver in this price range.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on November 5, 2015
TiVo Bolt
REVIEW

TiVo Bolt

The TiVo Bolt makes a strong claim to the throne as king of DVRs and streaming media, but those pesky TiVo service fees keep it short of perfection.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 30, 2015
Apple TV 2015
REVIEW

Apple TV 2015 ( 64GB)

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 28, 2015
1 star User rating out of 5 votes
Roku 4
REVIEW

Roku 4

The Roku 4 is the best way to get the most 4K video today, but isn't worth the extra money for most buyers.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 24, 2015
2 stars User rating out of 6 votes
Amazon Fire TV
REVIEW

Amazon Fire TV ( 2015)

The Fire TV is a formidable streamer with 4K capability and oodles of features, but it tries too hard to serve up Amazon's own TV shows and movies.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 21, 2015
Google Chromecast 2015
REVIEW

Google Chromecast 2015 ( Black)

The innovative Chromecast might be the ultimate living-room accessory for your phone or tablet, but more traditional streaming devices deliver a better streaming experience.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 3, 2015
Denon AVR-S910W
REVIEW

Denon AVR-S910W

The Denon AVR S910W comes fully loaded with up-to-the-second features, and delivers highly transparent sound.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 20, 2015
Marantz NR1506
REVIEW

Marantz NR1506

The Marantz NR1506 AV receiver offers a winning combination of full-featured streaming audio and fine sound quality in a sleek, low-profile package.

4 stars Editors' rating on August 8, 2015