Roku launches updated media streamers, cuts prices as well

A big day for media streamers in general and Roku in particular. Pressured by the recently released Apple TV, Roku updated their entire line of media streamers with better and cheaper boxes.  They also got rid of the standard definition only box with the cheapest model at $59 capable of streaming 720p already. All three [...]

QNAP launches NMP-1000P media streamer

QNAP just launched their latest 1080p capable media player / streamer capable of 1080p playback. The NMP-1000P media streamer is built around a Sigma Designs SMP8643 SoC CPU, running at  667MHz and also features a high performance Wolfson stereo digital to analog converter designed to charm audiophiles. The NMP-1000P user interface allows downloading and displaying movie covers [...]

Logitech Revue launched, available for pre-order at Amazon

In a move that might redefine TV watching and media streaming on your TV, Google launched today its Google TV eco-system through the first device on the market: Logitech Revue. Features worth mentioning are the inclusion of Rhapsody universal remote technology (with IR blasters embedded), a new keyboard controller, HD camera capability for living room [...]

Western Digital WD TV Live Plus HD Media Player WDBABX0000NBK-NESN

The latest generation product, the WD TV Live Plus , adds services such as YouTube, Flickr, and Pandora and most important, a Netflix client which is a must have today as mp3 support was a number of years ago. Among other worth mentioning features, WD TV Live Plus adds support for DVD ISO images including DVD [...]

Boxee Box available for order at Amazon for $199

The heavily anticipated Boxee Box made its way toward Amazon store. The hardware provided by D-Link and using the well known Boxee Box software, the box is the most fully featured media streamer box available on the market today. It supports Flash 10.1, a HTML 5 compatible Web Browser based on the WebKit, a universal [...]

Best Media Streamers 2011

2011 is a year that marks the beginning of the change in how we consume media…movies, music, photos from hard copies onto streaming, streaming and more streaming. Whether we stream from Netflix or Pandora or from our own servers (where we ripped our own legally purchased movies), having everything at a touch of the button is more [...]