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We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in media streamers.

Amazon Fire TV Cube review

The Amazon Fire TV Cube’s arrival isn’t receiving the fanfare it should. Learn here why this is the best streaming device we’ve tested to date, and what Amazon changed to earn such high praise from unabashed Roku… See Full Review »

Our Score 10

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Amazon Fire TV Cube Review

  • Unprecedented hardware control
  • Lightning fast processor
  • Intuitive voice recognition
  • 4K, HDR, Dolby Atmos
  • Ethernet adapter included
  • No Dolby Vision
Our Score 10

Red Rhino Entertainment Rhino Box Review

  • Good design and solid build
  • Plenty of ports to work with
  • 4K-enabled
  • Kodi runs smoothly
  • Games run without issue
  • Kodi customization somewhat limited
  • Tricky navigation for Android apps
  • Magic Wand sold separately
  • Expensive
Our Score 7

AirTV Player Review

  • Integrates antenna TV with streaming
  • Good app selection with Android TV interface
  • Supports 4K streaming
  • Limited DVR
  • No HDR support
  • Clumsy remote
  • Caters most to Sling TV users
  • Antenna adapter sold separately
Our Score 4

Amazon Fire TV review (3rd Generation) Review

  • Compact and portable
  • Powerful
  • Affordable
  • Works with Alexa
  • Supports HDR
  • Dongle may strain HDMI ports
  • No Ethernet jack
  • No Dolby Vision
Our Score 8

Apple TV 4K Review

  • Extremely intuitive interface
  • Siri search/control is vastly improved
  • Powerful graphics and processing
  • Beautiful 4K HDR picture
  • Slightly dim SDR content in some cases
  • Converts 24p film content to 60Hz
  • Expensive compared to competition
Our Score 6

Roku Streaming Stick+ Review

  • 4K HDR video support
  • Best user interface
  • Remote controls TV power and volume
  • Snappy navigation and app loading
  • Best-in-class search
  • Limited voice commands
  • May need an HDMI adapter to fit some TVs
Our Score 9

Roku Express Review

  • Easy to set up and use
  • Excellent companion/smartphone app
  • Roku OS rocks
  • Comprehensive search function
  • Huge channel library
  • No Ethernet port; restricted to Wi-Fi
  • Some input lag
  • No 4K/HDR support
Our Score 8

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter v2 Review

  • Wirelessly mirrors Windows and Android screens
  • Easy to connect
  • Surprisingly great range
  • Lag makes even basic gaming impossible
  • Doesn’t work with Apple devices
Our Score 6