Top 10 Best Streaming Media Players March 2015
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- Faster and more powerful. With up to 1080p HD video* and extended-range, dual-band wireless performance for increased speed
- Amazing remote with headphone jack. Use the included in-ear headphones to crank up that late-night flick while the kids (or parents) sleep
- One-stop search. Find your favorite movies and TV shows all from one place from top TV and Movie services like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video or Hulu Plus.1500+ channels and growing. The best selection of streaming out there.
- Free iOS and Android device app. Use it like a remote. Browse and add new channels. Even stream your music and photos from your phone or tablet to your HDTV
- A Roku account is free. However, payment information is required during setup to provide the convenience of making purchases from the Roku Channel Store on your TV. You will only be charged if you choose to make a purchase.
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- 1080p HD programming, including iTunes movies and TV shows, Netflix, Vimeo, photos and more in HD
- Access your purchased movies, TV shows, and music with iTunes Match right from iCloud
- Stream video, games, and more from iOS devices using AirPlay; music, videos, and photos can also be streamed from PCs and Macs
- HDMI and digital optical audio output; connects to network via Wireless-N or Ethernet
- Apple TV is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.
- Full HD 1080 Blu-ray Disc playback with 2D to 3D conversion, stream over 200 services, high-quality TRILUMINOS display
- Mobile device mirroring on TV with Miracast, IP Noise Reduction Pro improves streamed content, quick Start/Load to watch movies faster
- Enjoy music, photos and video via USB slots, Socialize watching over Facebook and Twitter as well
- Stream photos, videos and music with DLNA, throw media from your Sony Xperia Tablet8 HD sound with Dolby TrueHD and dts-HD
Accent your entertainment experience with premium design, super Wi-Fi, and 300+ streaming services(1) like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and more. Featuring TRILUMINOS Display Technology.(2) Mirror your mobile device on your compatible TV with Miracast technology(3).
Enjoy 3D Blu-ray Disc movies in Full HD 1080p5 and upscale the visual quality of DVDs to near HD quality.(11) The 2D to 3D conversion feature allows your DVDs or Blu-ray Disc movies to be automatically converted into 3D for playback on your 3D TV.(10)
With the Sony Entertainment Network at your fingertips, there’s always something on. Access over 300 streaming services including movies, TV shows, music and more from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Pandora, Amazon Instant Video, and more. Shake things up and hop off the couch from time to time with the My Sports & Fitness app, designed for your health and optimized for your TV.
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- Multiply Your Entertainment with Samsung Blu-ray
- Enjoy Improved Picture Quality with HD Upconversion
- Stream Movies and Shows with Instant Access to Entertainment with Built-in Apps
Samsung Smart Blu-ray H5100 makes bringing greater picture quality to your favorite entertainment more fun and affordable.
Discover more entertainment and enjoy streaming services from built-in Content Partners + Opera TV Apps directly from your Home Theater System that lets you stream music, movies, TV shows and more.
With HD Upconversion, non-HD video is auto-enhanced to bring you near-HD quality. You’ll see your favorite titles with greater detail and clarity that you’ve never seen before.
Your Smart Blu-ray Player is ready when you are in as little as 0.5 seconds. Most other Blu-ray players take up to 10 seconds. Stop waiting and start watching.
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- HDMI cable sold separately.
- Stream over 200 streaming services.
- Mirroring your mobile device on your compatible TV with Miracast technology
- Improve picture quality of streamed content with IP Noise Reduction
Enjoy your favorite movies with this Sony BDPS3200 smart Blu-ray player, which delivers striking visuals with up to 1080p resolution. Built-in Wi-Fi enables simple connection to your home network for easy access to a wide array of streaming content.
Accent your entertainment experience with unique design, super Wi-Fi, and 300+ streaming services(1) like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and more. Mirror your mobile device on your compatible TV with Miracast technology(2).
Enjoy movies in Full HD 1080p and upscale the visual quality of DVDs to near HD quality.
With the Sony Entertainment Network at your fingertips, there’s always something on. Access over 300 streaming services including movies, TV shows, music and more from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Pandora, Amazon Instant Video, and more
Massive selection—Over 200,000 TV episodes and movies, millions of songs, and hundreds of games.
- Voice search that actually works—Simply say the name of what you want to watch and start enjoying in seconds
- Tiny box, huge specs—3x the processing power of Roku and Apple TV. Fast quad-core processor, 2 GB of memory, and dedicated GPU, plus Dolby Digital Plus surround sound and optical audio out
- Easy to set up and use—Pre-registered to your Amazon account so you can enjoy favorite titles and personalized recommendations
- Instant streaming—Exclusive new feature ASAP predicts what movies and TV episodes you’ll want to watch and buffers them for playback before you hit play
- Connect your small screen to your big screen—Fire TV lets you fling your favorite apps to your TV to free up your small screen for other uses. Or mirror your phone or tablet to your TV. Learn more
- Perfect for parents—Amazon FreeTime lets you easily limit screen time and create personalized profiles just for kids
- Great for gaming—Play blockbuster titles like Minecraft-Pocket Edition, The Walking Dead, and Monsters University, plus free games and Amazon exclusives. Paid games start from just 99 cents
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- True 1080p Quad Core XBMC/Kodi HD Playback! High performance Quad Core S802 CPU paired with the powerful Mali450 Octo Core 3D GPU Graphics Processor = Insane Media Performance. The G-Box Q has four times as much power as the MX2 which provides the best Android experience available from any other competing product. Watch your favorite movies and live streams with vivid and smooth playback. Hook up a USB mouse (not included) and play your favorite Android games on the big screen!
- Cloud Updating means you never have to worry about complicated and cumbersome firmware installations. We’ll be adding new features over time so that you can love your G-Box Q even more. Software updates will be sent to you automatically and you can install them at your convenience, easily.
- So many options! Unlike Roku, Apple TV, Nexus and more the G-Box Q is free of any restrictions. So go ahead, install your favorite apps and customize away! With the G-Box Q you’re not limited so you can personalize the experience the way that you like. The 16GB internal storage gives you space and freedom to install apps without having to always worry about running out of space.
- Includes the Special Edition Matricom Media Center based on Kodi designed by elite developers specializing in XBMC specifically for the G-Box Q provides the best experience with Android 4.4.x which is available only on authentic G-Box products! Tons of free streaming add-ons available for Kodi so you can cancel your satellite or cable service. HyperStreaming is coming soon to bring the fastest and most reliable streaming which will be available exclusively on G-Box!
- Newest v1.2.x Firmware (Includes many bug fixes from firmware v1.1 and below) pre-installed! The best warranty in the WORLD. Your box is already covered no matter what happens to it. So go ahead and hack away and live worry free because your device is covered unconditionally for 1yr from purchase direct from Matricom. The G-Box Q has been updated to Android 4.4.x giving you the latest Android experience and will automatically update to later versions of Android and apps seamlessly from the internet!
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- Record 4 shows at once (4 tuners)
- Up to 75 HD / 500 SD hours recording capacity (500GB)
- Works with digital cable, Verizon FIOS or HD antenna
- Access TV and streaming content from Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus, VUDU and more without switching inputs
- Requires subscription to the TiVo service – as low as $12.50/month with annual plan
You no longer need to switch inputs to access all the cool stuff happening on the web. The smaller, faster and more versatile TiVo Roamio serves up TV and streaming apps from a single menu, with one remote. And Roamio isn’t just the best way to find and organize all your stuff, it also lets you enjoy more of it. Record four shows at once and up to 75 HD / 500 SD hours of programming.1
TiVo Roamio works with digital cable service, Verizon FiOs or HD antenna. Does not support satellite or AT&T U-verse.
The only DVR that delivers regular channels, plus streaming apps, and lets you watch your shows anywhere
Easy access to: Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora, Spotify, YouTube and more.
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- Watch and control live TV on a tablet*, phone*, PC, or Mac. *Requires Slingplayer app, available through Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, and Windows Store
- Easily find programs or quickly locate your favorite shows with the on-screen Gallery
- Sort by program genre or set up favorites
- Review live sports scores and statistics — all on the same big screen
- Play and schedule DVR recordings
Sling is the only way to take the shows, games and teams you love with you wherever you go. Watch your TV live, on any device, in any place you like. So whether you are in your house or across the globe, you’ll never miss a game or your favorite show. Get Sling and it’s on.
SlingTV makes your smart TV smarter with a brand new on-screen interface. The new Gallery View replaces your traditional program guide with a fun and easier way to find your shows on your big screen TV. Set up your own favorites and find all the news, shows, movies, or games that are on. Get live sports scores and statistics while watching the game. Experience it your way. Watch shows with friends, view insider show content and receive new show recommendations. Plus you have access to thousands of movies, as well as international sports and channels.
SlingTV is the easy way to take your living room TV experience with you wherever you go. You’ll be able to see each and every channel you have available on your television via SlingTV. It works over WiFi, as well as 3G and 4G cellular networks without restriction when you travel. Even internationally. So, if you can connect to the Internet, you can watch all your channels live on your phone, tablet or laptop. You can even use a streaming device like Roku or AppleTV to watch live TV on a second television. Watch your cable or satellite subscription at your vacation home or on that idle TV in the bedroom or basement. All without extra monthly fees.
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- Wireless uncompressed 3D and HD audio / video streaming up to 100 ft. away through standard home walls
- Multi-room – Share your HD or 3D contentin asecond location at the same time:- Living room HDTV can connect to transmitters loop-through (local) port directly- Bedroom HDTV can receive content from wireless receiver
- Connect and wirelessly transmit content from your 3D / Blu-ray / DVD player and DVR / Set-top box
- Wireless 3D support , Wireless uncompressed Full HD 1080p and 5.1 channel digital audio
- Video Resolutions: 480p, 720p, 1080i and 1080p (24 / 30 / 60fps)
- HDMI Inputs / Outputs : – Transmitter: 2 x HDMI in 1 x HDMI out (loop-through local port) – Receiver 1 x HDMI output
- Create the floating HDTV in almost any location such as bedroom, family room, living room, den, loft or kitchen
- Keep home theater electronic devices neatly out-of-sight
IOGEAR’s innovative Wireless 3D Digital Kit takes wireless home entertainment and multi-room enjoyment to the next level of connectivity, flexibility, convenience, and decor. It’s capable of streaming uncompressed Full HD 1080p with support for the latest 3D movie content along with 5.1 digital surround sound audio up to 100 feet* away within the home, through walls and ceilings for your desired setup. The kit consists of a Wireless 3D Audio/Vudeo Transmitter and a Wireless 3D Audio/Video Receiver with connections for your HDMI enabled device along with a built-in loop-through (local) port for an advanced 2 HDTV multi-room setup. It also includes Infrared (IR) pass-through for wireless control of your devices. Consolidate your HDMI A/V electronics, such as Blu-ray players, DVR / Set-top boxes, DVD players and computers to design your own custom entertainment space. Multi-room – The ability to set up your living room HDTV and add an additional room wirelessly; like your bedroom, den, loft or kitchen. Set up 2 HDTVs environments in minutes, if you have access to a power outlet then you can place your HDTV there and receive your favorite HD TV shows or 3D movies wirelessly. The Wireless 3D Digital Kit does not require a line-of-sight placement, keeping home theater devices neatly out of sight, which enables a quick, simple, and flexible wireless audio / video solution. The configuration possibilities and usage for this solution are endless and a must have for today’s digital home. *Distances may vary depending on environment; solid objects such as steel, concrete and brick may view shorter distances.
Copyright 2015 Kelly Downing