Editors' Choice

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

Roku Streaming Stick+ review

With 4K, HDR, TV power and volume controls, plus a best-in-class search system and user interface … what’s not to love? Our Roku Streaming Stick+ review puts the streamer through its paces and shows it coming out on… See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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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

Bose Wave SoundLink Music System Review

  • Good sound quality, flexible design
  • Insane price, USB sticks out, only provides volume…
Our Score 7.5

TiVo Bolt Unified Entertainment System Review

  • Best-in-class user interface
  • Best content search on the market
  • SkipMode is a game changer
  • Refreshing design
  • No Amazon 4K UHD streaming at launch
  • QuickMode takes getting used to
  • No out of home streaming at launch
Our Score 9

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

Nvidia Shield Android TV 16GB Review

  • 4K HDR streaming video
  • Good gaming capabilities
  • Has every app you may need
  • Simple, intuitive user interface
  • Attractive design
  • Disappointing controller
  • High network requirements
  • Only 16 GB storage
Our Score 7

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

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

4SeTV Review

  • Shows 4 simultaneous streams
  • Supports multiple users, multiple devices
  • Solid streaming quality
  • Potential for more features with firmware upgrades
  • No DVR functionality
  • No Wi-Fi built-in
  • No access to other hardware sources
  • Depends entirely on what OTA coverage you have
  • Frustrating input lag
Our Score 5