Cloud Media’s latest all-in-one media player is the first of its kind to have XLR outputs. It also supports 4K video, has a built-in hard drive tray and can boot into either its Linux-based interface or into Android.
Amazon makes its move into living rooms with the Fire TV. Connect the tiny, but powerful box to your HDTV to browse streaming services or use the voice search to instantly access a massive library of TV, movie, music and game titles.
A speaker and media player with two vacuum tube amplifiers. It has an embedded computer that runs Linux and XBMC for media streaming via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, HDMI and 2 USB ports. It has a 100W main amp and a 30W subwoofer.
Best for tech-savvy users, the Ultio Pro plays video at up to 1080p in just about any file format. Add up to a 2TB SATA hard drive, record programs and directly download from BitTorrent. Wi-Fi optional.