Panasonic's DMP-BD85K has great image quality and its 7.1 analog outputs are a nice plus, but it's slow and less featured than competing models.
The Slingbox 350 is an excellent way to watch your TV or DVR video content anywhere.
In the absence of a 4K player, Sony has announced a high-end 1080p Blu-ray player it says is its first "hi-res" model.
The Onkyo SBT-A500 is fully loaded with features, and its attractive design may woo potential buyers, but poorer than expected sound quality kills the deal.
Late to the game, Sony's first 4K Blu-ray player, the UBP-X1000ES, will be a premium model with very limited distribution.
This is a sensible addition to the Alexa lineup, but it's not as good a value as the Echo Dot.
Good reception, respectable video quality, and a basic EPG make the RCA DTA800 an excellent DTV converter box, despite some slightly tricky setup snags.
The Insignia NS-DXA1-APT DTV converter box has an easy-to-use design and solid video quality, but other boxes have more features or are easier for seniors.
The Sony BDP-S5100 Blu-ray player offers a wealth of services and very good image quality for the money.
The Slingbox M2 looks identical to its predecessor, but a higher hardware price includes the option to use ad-supported free mobile apps instead of the $15 paid versions.
The $150 Slingbox M1 brings TV streaming to nearly any mobile device, PC, or Mac, now with the convenience of built-in Wi-Fi.
This easy-to-use VCR/DVD combo recorder can dub to lots of recordable formats, but it does cost more than the competition.