media players

Mi Box is an affordable 4K HDR streamer, but dragged down by Android TV

The Mi Box is Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi’s play to take on devices like Roku, Apple TV, Android TV and Fire TV. Priced at only $69, and sporting features like integrated Google Cast

Leak points to refreshed Roku devices sporting new names, HDR support

Roku’s popular media players will be getting a refresh later this fall, according to a new report, as well as a rebranding which will see the device models renamed from those sporting numerical

Gift Guide: The 5th Generation iPod Touch

Apple's iPod touch is arguably among the last of a dying breed, being a standalone media player that isn't also a phone. But just because you're among a species on the verge of extinction doesn't mean

Adapter plays HD files off of any hard drive

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/SATAHDDMulti-MediaPlayerAdapter_1_640.jpg" alt="hd" />For all the fluff that generally pours out of Brando's website, there's always a diamon

Mac media app Plex now streams Netflix

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/plexnetflix.png" />Again with the Plex. I know, I know. But! Today's news is legitimately interesting: Netflix is now fully functional wi

Video Review: Argosy HV675 MediaPlay

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/hv675unit.jpg"><strong>Short Version:</strong> The HV675 walks the line between ease of use and speed when it comes to getting video cont

Mac media player Plex can now play DRM'd iTunes files (plus other goodies)

Work on Plex, the Mac-enhanced port/fork of XBMC, continues, with the media player having been updated to version 0.7 two days ago. It’s not just a bugfix or anything—I wouldn’t both

Meet the new Android media player, TuneWiki

TC writes: Israeli startup TuneWiki has come a long way. Soon after the iPhone’s launch, the company released an application that allowed users to view highly-accurate lyrics synced karaoke styl

D-Link networked DivX media player now available

DLink’s DSM-330 is now available for $299. It connects to your home networks via Wi-Fi or Ethernet and can play back high definition DivX content on your TV using DivX Connected functionality, which

Iomega ScreenPlay HD is big, relatively cheap

Iomega has an interesting new product called the ScreenPlay HD — interesting in that there’s an included 500GB of storage for just over $200 and interesting in that there’s no Ethern

IOGEAR's 'Portable Media Player' announced

I’m not quite sure what to make of this so I’ll see if I can’t get my hands on a review unit to take it for a spin. The IOGEAR Portable Media Player is 3.2-inches wide by 5.25-inches

First Look: Hardware DivX Player Prototype

Ubergizmo got a chance to play with an in-development 720p networked media player built around the DivX platform. While they compared it to AppleTV, such a device seems more like an orange &