Streaming Media Player/App Reviews (72 Reviews)


Streaming Media Player/App Reviews Archives

Oct 05, 2015

NVIDIA SHIELD 4K Streaming Media Player Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell reviews the NVIDIA SHIELD 4K streaming media player, which uses the Android TV platform. This one has a strong gaming emphasis but also offers HT-friendly features like hi-res audio support, 24Hz output, and internal media storage. Continue Reading
NVIDIA SHIELD 4K Streaming Media Player Reviewed

Sep 23, 2015

Samsung Smart Hub 2015 Web Platform Reviewed

Adrienne Maxwell explores the 2015 version of Samsung's Smart Hub Web platform--a complete makeover of last year's design that's built around the Tizen operating system. Continue Reading
Samsung Smart Hub 2015 Web Platform Reviewed

Jul 06, 2015

Sony FMP-X10 4K Media Player Reviewed

Sony recently opened up its FMP-X10 4K Media Player to work with any HDCP 2.2-compliant UHD TV, not just Sony UHD TVs. Adrienne Maxwell puts the player to the test to see if it's worth that $700 price tag. Continue Reading
Sony FMP-X10 4K Media Player Reviewed

Mar 11, 2015

Amazon Ultra HD Instant Video Service Reviewed

Until Ultra HD Blu-ray arrives later this year, the primary way for early adopters to enjoy 4K content is through... Continue Reading
Amazon Ultra HD Instant Video Service Reviewed

Feb 25, 2015

Sling TV Streaming Video Service Reviewed

Sling TV turned a lot of heads and won a lot of awards at CES. Now that the live TV streaming service has launched, we tried it out on a variety of devices to see how well it delivers on the hype. Continue Reading
Sling TV Streaming Video Service Reviewed

Dec 01, 2014

Home Theater Review's Best of 2014 Awards

Home Theater Review presents its Best of 2014 Awards. We've surveyed all the products reviewed over the past year and selected the ones we think are the most compelling. Check out our list and see if your 2014 favorites made the grade. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's Best of 2014 Awards

May 28, 2014

Amazon Fire TV Streaming Media Player

Amazon Fire TV joins a crowded market. Will voice control, the backing of Amazon, and Gary Busey be enough to separate the Fire TV from the pack? Adrienne Maxwell finds out. Continue Reading
Amazon Fire TV Streaming Media Player

Dec 02, 2013

Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards

It's that time of year again. The HomeTheaterReview.com staff has discussed all the products reviewed over the year and decided which ones rated the best. Check out our list of the best of 2013. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards

Nov 27, 2013

Seagate Central NAS and Media Server Reviewed

Seagate jumps into the media server or NAS drive fray along with players such as Apple, Roku, Google and so many more. See what being one of the top hard drive makers in the world brings to your home theater in this Adrienne Maxwell review. Continue Reading
Seagate Central NAS and Media Server Reviewed

Nov 25, 2013

Google Chromecast Wireless Media Bridge

The Google Chromecast's goal is simple. The device is designed to take a regular television and turn it into a smart TV. Adrienne Maxwell tries the device out to see how well it achieves this goal. Continue Reading
Google Chromecast Wireless Media Bridge

Nov 11, 2013

Kaleidescape Cinema One Media Server

The Kaleidescape experience has been something consumers have paid a heavy premium for in the past. That's all changed with company's Cinema One. Adrienne Maxwell reviews the Cinema One to see what it's like. Continue Reading
Kaleidescape Cinema One Media Server

Aug 12, 2013

Roku 3 Streaming Media Player

Roku has a new streaming media player out there, simply called the Roku 3. Adrienne Maxwell, who has a lot of experience with streaming media players, puts the Roku 3 to the test to see how it measures up. Continue Reading
Roku 3 Streaming Media Player

Apr 01, 2013

Vizio Co-Star GoogleTV Media Player Reviewed

Vizio offers it own solution to the streaming set-top box market with the Co-Star, which happens to have GoogleTV included as well. Andrew Robinson puts to the test to see if it buckles under pressure. Continue Reading
Vizio Co-Star GoogleTV Media Player Reviewed

Feb 20, 2013

D-Link MovieNite Plus Streaming Media Player

New models of streaming media players are constantly emerging. D-Link's foray in the field comes in the form of the MovieNite Plus. Adrienne Maxwell takes a look to see how it stacks up against the other players on the market. Continue Reading
D-Link MovieNite Plus Streaming Media Player

Feb 14, 2013

Boxee TV Streaming Media Player

Boxee has added a sought after feature to streaming media players with the Boxee TV: access to live television. Adrienne Maxwell reviews the Boxee TV to see how this new feature performs. Continue Reading
Boxee TV Streaming Media Player

Jan 30, 2013

Netgear NeoTV MAX Streaming Media Player

Netgear has brought a trio of streaming media players to market. The top-shelf model is the NTV300SL or NeoTV MAX is reviewed here by Home Theater Review reviewer Adrienne Maxwell. Continue Reading
Netgear NeoTV MAX Streaming Media Player

Dec 03, 2012

Home Theater Review's Best of 2012 Awards

It's that time of year again. The Home Theater Review staff has looked over all of the year's impressive offerings - of which there were many - and narrowed it down to what they believe to be the best of 2012. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's Best of 2012 Awards

Nov 12, 2012

JRiver Media Center Software Reviewed

For those of you that can't afford an expensive media server system, there may be an inexpensive highly customizable solution in JRiver's Media Center software. Andrew Robinson put its performance to the test. Continue Reading
JRiver Media Center Software Reviewed

Oct 12, 2012

Zappiti Media Center Software for Dune HD Players Reviewed

To enhance the experience of using the Dune HD Max player, there is the Zappiti Media Center Software. The software adds more functionality to the Dune HD player. Read on to see how well it performs. Continue Reading
Zappiti Media Center Software for Dune HD Players Reviewed

Sep 07, 2012

Sony Entertainment Network Web Platform (2012)

Sony has retooled its web platform to fold in all the company's entertainment networks into one interface. The new platform has been named the Sony Entertaiment Network. Read on to find out how well it works. Continue Reading
Sony Entertainment Network Web Platform (2012)

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