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Media Streamers

Amazon Fire TV
REVIEW

Amazon Fire TV

The Fire TV streaming-media box is an impressive living room debut for Amazon, with standout features like voice search, gaming, and superfast video streaming, but it falls short of being an elite streamer -- at least for now.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 3, 2014
3.2 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Google Chromecast
REVIEW

Google Chromecast

Google's $35 Chromecast stick is a cheap and easy way to add streaming video and music to your TV, but it still isn't as fully featured as similarly priced Roku boxes.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on July 25, 2013
3.2 stars User rating out of 41 votes
Sonos Play:3 (white)
REVIEW

Sonos Play:3 ( white)

While it doesn't sound quite as good as the larger Play:5, the Sonos Play:3 delivers a superior streaming-audio experience that you can control from any iOS device or Android smartphone.

4 stars Editors' rating on August 10, 2011
3.9 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Roku Streaming Stick (2014)
REVIEW

Roku Streaming Stick ( 2014)

Roku's Streaming Stick offers tons of apps, a real remote, and a compact design for just $50, making it the best streaming stick and an outstanding value.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 28, 2014
3.2 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Mass Fidelity The Core
EDITORS' TAKE

Mass Fidelity The Core

Mass Fidelity's Bluetooth multiroom speaker The Core generates a wide stereo image from a small box, but expect to pay for the privilege.

MSRP: $599.00

TiVo Roamio OTA
EDITORS' TAKE

TiVo Roamio OTA

TiVo has announced its first DVR targeted solely at cord-cutters: the $50 Roamio OTA. The bad news? You still have to pay the $15/month service fee, and there's no "lifetime" option.

5 stars User rating out of 1 vote

MSRP: $49.99

Monster SoundStage S3
EDITORS' TAKE

Monster SoundStage S3

We get a first taste of the Monster SoundStage S3 wireless speaker system and it's packing some extra features that could edge competitors in this fast-growing category.

MSRP: $399.95

Sony SMP-N100
REVIEW

Sony SMP-N100

Sony's SMP-N100 streaming-video box isn't the easiest to use, but it offers an unparalleled feature set at its price.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 3, 2010
2.2 stars User rating out of 3 votes

MSRP: $129.99

WD TV Live Plus (summer 2010)
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

MSRP: $149.99

PLAiR 2
REVIEW

PLAiR 2

Plair 2 is an interesting Chromecast alternative that offers access to the full suite of Android apps, but it's just not reliable enough to recommend.

2 stars Editors' rating on November 1, 2013

MSRP: $49.00