The Denon AVR-S740H receiver offers excellent sound, a generous feature set and a great price, making it one of our favorite affordable models.
The Sony UBP-X700 is at the cutting edge of 4K Blu-ray technology and rewards with a solid performance at a reasonable price.
The LG UP870 4K Blu-ray player strips down its feature set to the bare minimum and concentrates on what's important: superlative performance
The Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player has impressive build quality and video performance, but the cheaper Sony offers a better deal.
For SlingTV subscribers who want to make it easier to watch local over-the-air channels at home and on the go, AirTV is a one-time investment that works almost invisibly.
The Sony BDP-S3700 Blu-ray player offers a lot of features for little money but a lack of input responsiveness can spoil some of the fun.
The Samsung UBD-K8500 4K Blu-ray player delivers the best in-home video quality ever, but only owners of the latest, most expensive TVs need apply.
The Oppo UDP-203 is an excellent high-end 4K Blu-ray disc player, but image quality improvements over cheaper players are tough to spot.
The outstanding Sony BDPS470 3D Blu-ray player proves that you don't have to pay a premium for usable features and stellar performance.
In many ways, the Sony BDP-S1E is a perfect snapshot of the current state of Blu-ray play. On the one hand, it shows to breathtaking effect just what awesome audio and especially video treats Blu-ray can deliver. But on the other hand, there are just too many reminders that Blu-ray is also essentially a work in progress
The Samsung BD-J5900 offers excellent image quality, speedy disc access and great bang for the buck.
The Pioneer LX71 is a great Blu-ray player, despite a slow loading speed for interactive discs and the high price.
DVD recorders are gaining pace in the Australian market and will be a highly sought after gift this Christmas. Toshiba's RD-XS32 goes one step further and includes an 80GB hard disk drive to store hundreds of hours of video.
The Philips BDP8000 is a great 3D Blu-ray player that offers excellent picture quality. The only downsides are its high price and relative lack of online video services.
The Panasonic DMR-PWT520 Blu-ray player and twin tuner PVR offers excellent picture performance, great recording and plenty of smart functions, albeit with a sometimes irritating interface.
The BDP-S480 isn't a high-priced Blu-ray player, but it's a decent-quality one.
Denon's DVD-1720 is a simple to use progressive scan DVD player with DivX support, but little else to get really excited about.
We've awarded the Popcorn Hour C-200 the same score as the older Popcorn Hour A-110. Although the C-200 offers much more functionality, there are currently some issues that need to be fixed before it can reach its full potential. We're pretty sure, though, that the C-200 will be a superb piece of kit in a few months. Even considering the few problems it currently has, it's still the best media streamer on the market by a country mile.