Amazon offers the greatest number of options for accessing content; iTunes has the largest amount content but lacks streaming options, and Google Play needs to catch up on its licensing deals.
Now in Beta 1, Better Explorer shows excellent file management abilities with more stability.
The Nexus Q has some pretty neat media streaming features, but is way too expensive--and the preview release is just plain buggy.
Google's response to Apple TV and a slew of media streamers is a Magic 8 Ball-sized sphere that you can control only with an Android device.
The new Boxee Live TV tuner targets Boxee customers who want to dump cable service--but since most sets can already receive live TV, it's worthwhile only if you want to integrate other Boxee features.
Best known for its hard drives, Western Digital today launches a line of Wi-Fi routers designed with streaming media in mind, including one with built-in network storage.
Sony's take on the Ultrabook is more mainstream than stripped-down, with solid if not stellar performance and a surprisingly reasonable price tag.
Netgear says its first next-gen Wi-Fi router will go on sale next week, with a lower-end version and a USB notebook adapter to follow this summer.
Social network aggregation service adds Chrome Gmail integration and the ability to follow friends' public discussions across multiple services.
Buffalo Technology says its first 802.11ac router and media bridge are on sale now, making it the first to market with next-generation gigabit Wi-Fi gear.
Technologies that simplify life for small business owners were on display this past week at Finovate Spring, a tradeshow that showcases all manner of finance-related innovations. Here are a few of the most promising.
Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich tablet owners can now use CloudOn to create and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents.
This router lets you monitor and control some network functions from an Internet-connected iOS or Android device.
In a Microsoft Office-dominated world, Corel's productivity suite offers an alternative with all sorts of extras and Office-format support.
Cisco's latest routers, access points, and other networking products add 802.11n support and an assortment of business-friendly features.