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Google Chromecast Reviewed on July 26, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Google Chromecast
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 36 reviews

The Bottom Line: 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. Read review

Specs: TV streaming adapter, Content streaming, Web browsing, Wi-Fi

Roku 3 Reviewed on March 12, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Roku 3
  • CNET Editor rating:
    Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
      Overall score: 9.0 (4.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 27 reviews

The Bottom Line: The Roku 3 is the best streaming-video box yet, with tons of content sources, lightning-fast performance, and an innovative remote with built-in headphone jack. Read review

Specs: Streaming player, Internet video playback, Internet radio playback, Internet gaming, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, Enhanced remote control

Apple TV (2012) Reviewed on August 15, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Apple TV (2012)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 29 reviews

The Bottom Line: While it's still a step behind the Roku 3, the Apple TV is an excellent streaming box, especially for those invested in the Apple ecosystem. Read review

Specs: Digital multimedia receiver, Content streaming, Internet video playback, Digital video playback, Digital audio playback, Digital photo playback, Remote control

Sonos Play:1 (black) Reviewed on October 14, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Sonos Play:1 (black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.8 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 2 reviews

The Bottom Line: The Sonos Play:1 finally brings the company's wireless audio magic to the masses, in a fantastically designed compact speaker that's just $199. Read review

Specs: Wireless streaming music speaker, 4.75 in x 4.75 in x 6.76 nm, Ethernet, Wireless ready, Sonos Bridge (616BR100, sold separately), MP3, WMA, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, Audible, Apple Lossless, FLAC, WAV, AIFF

Roku LT (2013) Reviewed on November 5, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Roku LT (2013)

The Bottom Line: The Roku LT is the best budget streaming-media device, easily topping the $35 Chromecast. Read review

Specs: Streaming player, Content streaming, Wi-Fi

WD TV Live (2011) Reviewed on October 6, 2011 Check prices
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WD TV Live (2011)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 34 reviews

The Bottom Line: The WD TV Live (2011) offers a solid combination of must-have streaming services and excellent USB and network file support, making it one of the best devices of its kind available for under $100. Read review

Specs: Digital multimedia receiver, Internet video playback, Digital video playback, Internet radio playback, Digital audio playback, Digital photo playback, Ethernet, Stereo, Dolby Digital output, DTS digital output, Remote control

Roku Streaming Stick Reviewed on December 20, 2012 Check prices
Product overview
Roku Streaming Stick
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.5 stars out of 1 review

The Bottom Line: While the number of devices that support it will probably grow, the Roku Streaming Stick is still a niche item when compared with every other Roku device. Read review

Specs: Streaming adapter, Content streaming, MHL, Wi-Fi

Roku 1 Reviewed on March 10, 2014 Check prices
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Roku 1

The Bottom Line: The Roku 1 offers the same excellent experience that's found on other Roku boxes at a new low price, but there aren't many reasons to choose it over the new Streaming Stick or step-up Roku boxes. Read review

Specs: Streaming player, Content streaming, Wi-Fi, Standard remote control

Sonos Connect Reviewed on September 28, 2012 Check prices
Product overview
Sonos Connect
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.5 stars out of 3 reviews

The Bottom Line: The Sonos Connect brings effortless wireless media streaming to existing hi-fi owners, but it's not the first Sonos system we'd recommend. Read review

Specs: Network audio player, 5.4 in x 5.5 in x 2.9 in, Network audio player, Ethernet, WMA, WAV, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Apple Lossless, AIFF, Audible, AAC, MP3

Roku HD (2012) Reviewed on May 8, 2012 Check prices
Product overview
Roku HD (2012)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 15 reviews

The Bottom Line: With its ability to stream hundreds of audio and video channels (including Netflix, Amazon, Vudu, and Hulu Plus), the $60 Roku HD would be our top pick for those seeking an ultra-affordable Internet media box -- if not for the fact that it's nearly identical to the slightly cheaper Roku LT. Read review

Specs: Digital multimedia receiver, Internet video playback, Internet radio playback, Stereo, Remote control

Samsung Shape M7 Reviewed on February 18, 2014 Check prices
Product overview
Samsung Shape M7

The Bottom Line: The Samsung Shape M7 is a versatile streaming speaker that sounds better than the Sonos Play:3 but lacks a rich ecosystem of products and supported services. Read review

Specs: Wireless audio multi-room speaker system, Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC

Roku 2 Reviewed on October 25, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Roku 2

The Bottom Line: The Roku 2 offers tons of content sources and an innovative remote with built-in headphone jack for just $80, but the Roku 3 is still our favorite pick. Read review

Specs: Streaming player, Content streaming, Wi-Fi, Enhanced remote control

Netgear NeoTV (NTV200) Reviewed on November 4, 2011 Check prices
Product overview
Netgear NeoTV (NTV200)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.0 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 9 reviews

The Bottom Line: While it's a capable streamer the lack of any expandable memory and its limited connectivity really limit its universal appeal. It's also priced too high compared to the most recent Roku offerings. Read review

Specs: Digital multimedia receiver, Internet video playback, Digital video playback, Stereo, Remote control

Sonos Play:5 (white) Reviewed on November 20, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
Sonos Play:5 (white)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.5 stars out of 16 reviews

The Bottom Line: The Sonos Play:5 shrinks the Sonos streaming music experience down to a compact single-speaker system with great sound, which you can control from any iOS device or Android smartphone. Read review

Specs: Network audio player, 14.4 in x 4.8 in x 8.5 in, Network audio player, Ethernet, WMA, WAV, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Apple Lossless, AIFF, Audible, AAC, MP3

Sonos Play:1 (white) Reviewed on October 14, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Sonos Play:1 (white)

The Bottom Line: The Sonos Play:1 finally brings the company's wireless audio magic to the masses, in a fantastically designed compact speaker that's just $199. Read review

Specs: Wireless streaming music speaker, 4.75 nm x 4.75 nm x 6.76 nm, Ethernet, Wireless ready, Sonos Bridge (616BR100, sold separately), MP3, WMA, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, Audible, Apple Lossless, FLAC, WAV, AIFF

Roku 2 XD Reviewed on November 23, 2012 Check prices
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Roku 2 XD
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 10 reviews

The Bottom Line: The Roku 2 XD delivers 1080p on-demand Internet video, but it lacks a few of the extras found on the step-up Roku 2 XS model. Read review

Specs: Digital multimedia receiver, Internet video playback, Internet radio playback, Stereo, Remote control

Sonos Play:5 (black) Reviewed on November 20, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
Sonos Play:5 (black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 6 reviews

The Bottom Line: The Sonos Play:5 shrinks the Sonos streaming music experience down to a compact single-speaker system with great sound, which you can control from any iOS device or Android smartphone. Read review

Specs: Network audio player, 14.4 in x 4.8 in x 8.5 in, Network audio player, Ethernet, WMA, WAV, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Apple Lossless, AIFF, Audible, AAC, MP3

Sony NSZ-GS7 Reviewed on June 25, 2012 Check prices
Product overview
Sony NSZ-GS7
  • CNET Editor rating:
    2.5 stars Average
      Overall score: 5.3 (2.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 3 reviews

The Bottom Line: The Sony NSZ-GS7 has sleek hardware and an innovative remote, but it's hampered by the still too-limited and frustrating Google TV software. Read review

Specs: Media player, Content streaming, Web browsing, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, Stereo, Dolby Digital output, Touch-pad / QWERTY keyboard remote

Sonos Play:3 (white) Reviewed on August 10, 2011 Check prices
Product overview
Sonos Play:3 (white)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 reviews

The Bottom Line: 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. Read review

Specs: Network audio player, 10.6 in x 6.3 in x 5.2 in, Internet radio, Network audio player

TiVo Mini Reviewed on March 20, 2013 Check prices
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TiVo Mini

The Bottom Line: The TiVo Mini is an easy way to give another TV in your home access to your TiVo DVR, live TV, and streaming services. But if you're not in a hurry, you may want to wait till more features and services arrive. Read review

Specs: Streaming adapter

Sonos Play:3 (black) Reviewed on August 10, 2011 Check prices
Product overview
Sonos Play:3 (black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 7 reviews

The Bottom Line: 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. Read review

Specs: Network audio player, 10.6 in x 6.3 in x 5.2 in, Internet radio, Network audio player

Netgear GTV100 NeoTV Prime w/ Google TV Reviewed on January 7, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Netgear GTV100 NeoTV Prime w/ Google TV

The Bottom Line: Netgear's latest in its NeoTV player line now also offers Google Play, full Web access, live TV, and a lot more Read review

Specs: Streaming player, Internet radio playback, Internet video playback, Web browsing, Live TV, Ethernet, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Touch-pad / QWERTY keyboard remote

Logitech Squeezebox Radio (black) Reviewed on October 12, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
Logitech Squeezebox Radio (black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 31 reviews

The Bottom Line: The Logitech Squeezebox Radio has an exceptional design, an unmatched variety of streaming music services, and solid sonics, making it the top value pick for Wi-Fi radios. Read review

Specs: Network audio player, 8.7 in x 5.0 in x 5.1 in, Internet radio, Network audio player, IEEE 802.11b (Wi-Fi), IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet), IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3u (Fast Ethernet), WMA, WAV, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Apple Lossless, AIFF, AAC, MP3

Samsung HomeSync Reviewed on February 26, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Samsung HomeSync

The Bottom Line: Combining your Android handset with your home theater, the HomeSync media hub lets your stream and play games on your TV. Read review

Specs: Streaming player, Internet gaming, Music streaming, Internet video playback, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Bose SoundTouch 30

Specs: Wi-Fi Music system, 17.1 in x 7.1 in x 9.7 in, Built-in Wi-Fi, Ethernet, MP3, WMA, AAC

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