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TiVo Roamio review

Using a Cable Card, the Roamio effectively replaces your cable box, laying its own, far superior guide and interface over the top of the channels. It also allows streaming content from online services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Instant, and several others. See Full Review »

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Sony Dash Review

  • Thousands of apps, thousands of features
  • Sharp, durable design
  • Integrated Wi-Fi
  • Responsive touch screen
  • Slow
  • Light leaks from the edge of the bezel
  • Poor screen sharpness
Our Score 7.5
User Score 0

TiVo Roamio review

  • Beautiful, easy to use interface
  • Streams live and recorded media to mobile devices
  • Access to popular streaming apps and VOD
  • Universal search and recommendation
  • Cost of ownership may be high for some
  • Won’t access media stored on local network
Our Score 8.5
User Score 0

Google Nexus Player by Asus review

  • Competitive hardware under the hood
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi capable
  • Smooth gameplay
  • Zippy navigation
  • Cast capable
  • Limited app selection at launch
  • Limited connection options (no Ethernet!)
  • No universal search (Google Play results only)
Our Score 6
User Score 0

WD TV Play review

  • Very small
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Dedicated buttons for popular video services
  • Dull, washed-out video
  • Doesn’t support USB keyboards
  • Directory listings don’t display file types or…
Our Score 6
User Score 2

D-Link Wi-Fi Audio Extender review

  • Quick and easy setup
  • Portable and flexible installation
  • Solid and consistent audio streaming performance
  • Wi-Fi range extension is hit or miss
  • Noticeable lag in executing actions while…
  • No Ethernet port for travel router purposes
  • Does not support Bluetooth
Our Score 7.5
User Score 0

Pioneer Elite N-50 Review

  • Excellent sound and build quality
  • Supports Apple AirPlay
  • USB Type A and B ports
  • FLAC support
  • No support for Apple Lossless or WMA Lossless
  • No headphone output
  • Doesn’t support subscription music services such…
Our Score 8
User Score 10

Kaleidescape Cinema One Review

  • Phenomenal user interface manages movie and music…
  • 4TB storage holds 100 Blu-ray/600 DVD/6500 CDs
  • Download store offers true Blu-ray quality…
  • Near instantaneous access to movies and iconic…
  • Rock solid reliability and performance
  • Expensive
  • No RAID protection for storage
  • Ripped Blu-rays require disc-in-tray of use of…
  • Doesn’t support 3D titles
Our Score 8.5
User Score 0

Roku 2 XS Review

  • Brain-dead simple to set up
  • Broad range of apps and services
  • First Roku streamer to support games
  • No DLNA support, so you can't stream content you…
  • Supports a very limited collection of audio and…
  • Can't mount disc images
Our Score 8
User Score 7

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