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.
If you're looking for a streaming box that not only does Blu-ray movies but also plays games, then the Sony BDP-S5500 is an absolute bargain.
The Samsung BD-H6500 is simply the quickest Blu-ray player we've seen, delivering lightning-fast access to your movies on disc and streaming services like Netflix.
As a streaming-based DVR the Simple.TV offers a lot of functionality including a novel sharing feature, but if you just want to watch on your TV, instead of a tablet or phone, there are better alternatives.
The $150 Slingbox M1 brings TV streaming to nearly any mobile device, PC, or Mac, now with the convenience of built-in Wi-Fi.
The Sony BDP-S3200 will play your Blu-rays just fine but it doesn't do enough to embrace streaming media like its competitors.
The LG BP530 has built-in Wi-Fi and a good selection of apps, but there are just enough quirks to keep it from being a top Blu-ray player pick.
The Onkyo BD-SP809 is a premium Blu-ray player with solid build and good performance but a fairly limited new media feature set.
The Yamaha BD-S473 is a low- to mid-priced player that is great for playing discs but not so good when it comes to the smart features.
The Pioneer BDP-160 is a low cost, high performance player with excellent network media streaming support and convenient WiFi connectivity.
The Oppo BDP-103 Darbee Edition is about as good as it gets with disc playback and supports this with unusual "Darbee" picture enhancements and strong network media support.
The Samsung BD-F5900 is an excellent Blu-ray player with the right mix of usability, performance, and speed.
The Sony BDP-S5100 Blu-ray player offers a wealth of services and very good image quality for the money.
The Panasonic DMP-BDT230 is a mostly solid Blu-ray player, except it serves up obnoxious ads in its onscreen interface.
NAD has three new sleek-looking digital-audio components, including the D 3020 integrated amplifier, which is a new take on the old classic.
Panasonic continues to support Blu-ray in a big way at CES 2013, with the two 3D models getting support for Miracast.
Toshiba announced four new devices called "Media Boxes," but are essentially Blu-ray players with streaming-media functionality.
LG is debuting three new Blu-ray players at CES 2013, with two models that let you listen to your Blu-ray movies through a smartphone app.