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The digital era has brought with it a number of innovations, but few have had as big an impact on the way we consume media as the rise of the Internet-connected media player. Whether you're looking for an easy way to listen to music, watch videos, or play games on your TV, there are a number of options available. Here are some of the most popular media players on the market today.

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  1. Roku - Streambar Powerful 4K Streaming Media Player, Premium Audio, All in One, Voice Remote and TV controls - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Streambar Powerful 4K Streaming Media Player...Roku - Streambar Powerful 4K Streaming Media Player, Premium Audio, All in One, Voice Remote and TV controls - Black works great....Portable enough you could travel with it and use as a media player. Works very well in my medium sized office."

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    Roku Streambar is the powerful 2-in-1 entertainment upgrade with Roku streaming and premium sound for any TV. Upgrade to America’s #1 TV streaming platform and enjoy a massive selection of free and live TV in vibrant 4K HDR picture quality. The customizable home screen puts your favorite channels like Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Apple TV+, Sling, and Hulu front and center. Crisp, clean audio makes dialogue easier to hear and with its compact design, you’ll be amazed at how something so small can fill your room with sound. You can even quiet loud commercials automatically plus stream music with Bluetooth. Setup is simple with everything in the box, including the Roku voice remote that controls your TV, sound, and streaming.  For even bigger sound, add deep, rich bass with Roku Wireless Bass and immersive surround sound with Roku Wireless Speakers (sold separately). Just plug in and wirelessly pair.   *Based on hours streamed—Hypothesis Group.
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    "Streambar Powerful 4K Streaming Media Player...Roku - Streambar Powerful 4K Streaming Media Player, Premium Audio, All in One, Voice Remote and TV controls - Black works great....Portable enough you could travel with it and use as a media player. Works very well in my medium sized office."

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    Roku Streambar is the powerful 2-in-1 entertainment upgrade with Roku streaming and premium sound for any TV. Upgrade to America’s #1 TV streaming platform and enjoy a massive selection of free and live TV in vibrant 4K HDR picture quality. The customizable home screen puts your favorite channels like Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Apple TV+, Sling, and Hulu front and center. Crisp, clean audio makes dialogue easier to hear and with its compact design, you’ll be amazed at how something so small can fill your room with sound. You can even quiet loud commercials automatically plus stream music with Bluetooth. Setup is simple with everything in the box, including the Roku voice remote that controls your TV, sound, and streaming.  For even bigger sound, add deep, rich bass with Roku Wireless Bass and immersive surround sound with Roku Wireless Speakers (sold separately). Just plug in and wirelessly pair.   *Based on hours streamed—Hypothesis Group.
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  2. NVIDIA - SHIELD Android TV - 8GB - 4K HDR Streaming Media Player with Google Assistant and GeForce NOW - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "It uses Google's Android TV software. Most popular streaming apps are here, such as Netflix, Hulu and so on. ...One of the best media players...Great media player. Supports all the lossless audio codecs that roku and most other media players don't. "

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    Watch your favorite content with this NVIDIA SHIELD TV 4K streaming media player. The NVIDIA Tegra X1+ processor ensures fast performance, and Gigabit Ethernet and dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity help minimize buffering and maximize stream quality. This NVIDIA SHIELD TV 4K streaming media player includes an advanced remote that lets you search for and play content using voice commands.GeForce NOW instantly transforms SHIELD TV into a powerful PC gaming rig. Play over 1000+ titles and nearly 100 of the biggest free to play games. The new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership unlocks GeForce RTX 3080 gaming servers in 4K HDR, the shortest wait times and longest session lengths, with RTX ON including ray tracing and DLSS graphics for supported games.
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    "It uses Google's Android TV software. Most popular streaming apps are here, such as Netflix, Hulu and so on. ...One of the best media players...Great media player. Supports all the lossless audio codecs that roku and most other media players don't. "

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    Watch your favorite content with this NVIDIA SHIELD TV 4K streaming media player. The NVIDIA Tegra X1+ processor ensures fast performance, and Gigabit Ethernet and dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity help minimize buffering and maximize stream quality. This NVIDIA SHIELD TV 4K streaming media player includes an advanced remote that lets you search for and play content using voice commands.GeForce NOW instantly transforms SHIELD TV into a powerful PC gaming rig. Play over 1000+ titles and nearly 100 of the biggest free to play games. The new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership unlocks GeForce RTX 3080 gaming servers in 4K HDR, the shortest wait times and longest session lengths, with RTX ON including ray tracing and DLSS graphics for supported games.
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  3. Roku Express 4K+ | Streaming Player HD/4K/HDR with Roku Voice Remote with TV Controls, includes Premium HDMI Cable - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "The Roku - Express 4K Streaming Media Player Works Very Well Have Installed Many Of The Roku Ultra Media Players And I Feel That The Roku - Express 4K Performs Just As Good Except No Ear Buds...I bought this to use in my spare tv and it works great allows you to use all the popular apps like Netflix Hulu and Disney plus I’ve used multiple of these and they are a great buy and way to get popular tv streaming and for cheap."

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    Start streaming in brilliant 4K picture and vivid HDR color with Roku Express 4K+. The fast wireless performance gives you a smooth streaming experience, even with multiple streaming devices connected to your network—it’s perfect for watching in 4K! Use the included voice remote to power up your TV, adjust the volume, and control your streaming so you don’t have to juggle remotes. Easily give voice commands to search, launch channels, turn captions on, and more in just a press. Best of all, Roku streaming gives you a massive selection of free and live TV, and a customizable home screen with your favorite channels, like Netflix, Max, Disney Plus, YouTube, Prime Video, and more, front and center. Setup is a cinch with everything you need in the box, including a Premium High Speed HDMI® Cable. Roku Express 4K+ also works with popular voice assistants. Ask Alexa or Hey Google to launch channels, search for entertainment, control your streaming, and more. You can also control your TV using the Apple Home app or Siri on your Apple devices.
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    "The Roku - Express 4K Streaming Media Player Works Very Well Have Installed Many Of The Roku Ultra Media Players And I Feel That The Roku - Express 4K Performs Just As Good Except No Ear Buds...I bought this to use in my spare tv and it works great allows you to use all the popular apps like Netflix Hulu and Disney plus I’ve used multiple of these and they are a great buy and way to get popular tv streaming and for cheap."

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    Start streaming in brilliant 4K picture and vivid HDR color with Roku Express 4K+. The fast wireless performance gives you a smooth streaming experience, even with multiple streaming devices connected to your network—it’s perfect for watching in 4K! Use the included voice remote to power up your TV, adjust the volume, and control your streaming so you don’t have to juggle remotes. Easily give voice commands to search, launch channels, turn captions on, and more in just a press. Best of all, Roku streaming gives you a massive selection of free and live TV, and a customizable home screen with your favorite channels, like Netflix, Max, Disney Plus, YouTube, Prime Video, and more, front and center. Setup is a cinch with everything you need in the box, including a Premium High Speed HDMI® Cable. Roku Express 4K+ also works with popular voice assistants. Ask Alexa or Hey Google to launch channels, search for entertainment, control your streaming, and more. You can also control your TV using the Apple Home app or Siri on your Apple devices.
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  4. NVIDIA - SHIELD Android TV Pro - 16GB - 4K HDR Streaming Media Player with Google Assistant and GeForce NOW - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Can stream almost everything. Will have most popular streaming service, but not all of them. ...This device comes preloaded with the most popular app. And you stay in the driver seat when using this device, unlike firestick who now loads apps you can no longer delete."

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    Enjoy fast online streaming with this NVIDIA SHIELD TV media player. The 4K HDR capability provides visual quality, while Dolby Atmos and DTS-X surround sound offer an immersive watching and listening experience. This NVIDIA SHIELD TV media player supports unlimited applications for movies, shows, games and music of your choosing, providing endless entertainment. GeForce NOW instantly transforms SHIELD TV into a powerful PC gaming rig. Play over 1000+ titles and nearly 100 of the biggest free to play games. The new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership unlocks GeForce RTX 3080 gaming servers in 4K HDR, the shortest wait times and longest session lengths, with RTX ON including ray tracing and DLSS graphics for supported games.
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    "Can stream almost everything. Will have most popular streaming service, but not all of them. ...This device comes preloaded with the most popular app. And you stay in the driver seat when using this device, unlike firestick who now loads apps you can no longer delete."

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    Enjoy fast online streaming with this NVIDIA SHIELD TV media player. The 4K HDR capability provides visual quality, while Dolby Atmos and DTS-X surround sound offer an immersive watching and listening experience. This NVIDIA SHIELD TV media player supports unlimited applications for movies, shows, games and music of your choosing, providing endless entertainment. GeForce NOW instantly transforms SHIELD TV into a powerful PC gaming rig. Play over 1000+ titles and nearly 100 of the biggest free to play games. The new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership unlocks GeForce RTX 3080 gaming servers in 4K HDR, the shortest wait times and longest session lengths, with RTX ON including ray tracing and DLSS graphics for supported games.
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  5. Tablo - 4th Gen, 4-Tuner, 128GB Over-The-Air DVR & Streaming Player - White - Front_Zoom
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    "✅Tablo 4thGen 4Tuner 128GB OTA DVR & Stream Player.... ✅ Tablo 4thGen 4Tuner 128GB OTA DVR & Stream Player. ✅ Exellent: Value & Quality & Ease of Use....My switch to the new Roku Player!"

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    The Tablo four-tuner, whole-home DVR lets you watch, pause, and record TV for free¹. Tablo connects to your TV antenna and your Wi-Fi to send live broadcast programming from ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS³, and more as well as a selection of free streaming channels to any compatible smart device - including smartphones, tablets, as well as smart TVs & streaming players from Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast w/ Google TV, Samsung TV, LG TV, anywhere in your home.
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    "✅Tablo 4thGen 4Tuner 128GB OTA DVR & Stream Player.... ✅ Tablo 4thGen 4Tuner 128GB OTA DVR & Stream Player. ✅ Exellent: Value & Quality & Ease of Use....My switch to the new Roku Player!"

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    The Tablo four-tuner, whole-home DVR lets you watch, pause, and record TV for free¹. Tablo connects to your TV antenna and your Wi-Fi to send live broadcast programming from ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS³, and more as well as a selection of free streaming channels to any compatible smart device - including smartphones, tablets, as well as smart TVs & streaming players from Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast w/ Google TV, Samsung TV, LG TV, anywhere in your home.
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  6. Tablo - 4th Gen, 2-Tuner, 128GB Over-The-Air DVR & Streaming Player - White - Front_Zoom
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    "No good movie old tv channel ok I would not buy this! Buy Roku player instead!...In order to use this you have to have a smart TV that supports it or a media player device. I use a FireTV stick. This also means you need a way to connect the device to the media player. "

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    The Tablo 2-tuner, whole-home DVR ablo lets you watch, pause, and record TV for free¹. Tablo connects to your TV antenna and your Wi-Fi to send live broadcast programming from ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS³, and more as well as a selection of free streaming channels to compatible smart devices - including smartphones, tablets, as well as smart TVs & streaming players from Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast w/ Google TV, Samsung TV, LG TV, anywhere in your home.
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    "No good movie old tv channel ok I would not buy this! Buy Roku player instead!...In order to use this you have to have a smart TV that supports it or a media player device. I use a FireTV stick. This also means you need a way to connect the device to the media player. "

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    The Tablo 2-tuner, whole-home DVR ablo lets you watch, pause, and record TV for free¹. Tablo connects to your TV antenna and your Wi-Fi to send live broadcast programming from ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS³, and more as well as a selection of free streaming channels to compatible smart devices - including smartphones, tablets, as well as smart TVs & streaming players from Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast w/ Google TV, Samsung TV, LG TV, anywhere in your home.
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  7. NAD - CS1 Endpoint Network Streamer - Black - Front_Zoom

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    The NAD CS1 Endpoint Network Streamer is the perfect solution to add music streaming capability to your existing stereo or home theater system. Its compact and minimalist design features dual-band Wi-Fi and LAN Ethernet port for seamless integration into your home network, or you can use built-in Bluetooth to pair it with your mobile device. The CS1 supports the most popular network streaming and casting protocols, including Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast, Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, and Roon, giving you complete control of playback with the music apps you use every day. With its premium differential DAC design based on Texas Instruments' PCM5141 DAC, the CS1 can play high-resolution audio up to 24-bit/192kHz, delivering glorious, high-fidelity sound that will immerse you in your music. The CS1 has a pair of line-level analogue RCA outputs for connection to a stereo receiver, integrated amp, preamplifier, or a pair of powered speakers. Alternatively, you can use the CS1's optical or coaxial output to send digital audio to an AV receiver, external DAC, or a pair of powered speakers with digital input, at up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution. Using the CS1 is a breeze. Using Bluetooth, you can stream audio from any app on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. You'll get even better sound via Wi-Fi or Ethernet. The CS1 supports AirPlay 2, so you can stream CD-resolution audio from any app on an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, or from an iTunes library on a Windows PC. With Chromecast, you can choose the music you want to hear in any Cast-enabled app on a mobile device or personal computer, then transfer playback to the CS1 at up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution. Spotify and Tidal subscribers can cue up music in the apps for those services, then transfer playback from their device to the CS1. Roon subscribers can play music from their digital libraries and from streaming services supported by Roon. With DLNA support, you can stream audio from any DLNA-capable music app at up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution.
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    The NAD CS1 Endpoint Network Streamer is the perfect solution to add music streaming capability to your existing stereo or home theater system. Its compact and minimalist design features dual-band Wi-Fi and LAN Ethernet port for seamless integration into your home network, or you can use built-in Bluetooth to pair it with your mobile device. The CS1 supports the most popular network streaming and casting protocols, including Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast, Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, and Roon, giving you complete control of playback with the music apps you use every day. With its premium differential DAC design based on Texas Instruments' PCM5141 DAC, the CS1 can play high-resolution audio up to 24-bit/192kHz, delivering glorious, high-fidelity sound that will immerse you in your music. The CS1 has a pair of line-level analogue RCA outputs for connection to a stereo receiver, integrated amp, preamplifier, or a pair of powered speakers. Alternatively, you can use the CS1's optical or coaxial output to send digital audio to an AV receiver, external DAC, or a pair of powered speakers with digital input, at up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution. Using the CS1 is a breeze. Using Bluetooth, you can stream audio from any app on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. You'll get even better sound via Wi-Fi or Ethernet. The CS1 supports AirPlay 2, so you can stream CD-resolution audio from any app on an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, or from an iTunes library on a Windows PC. With Chromecast, you can choose the music you want to hear in any Cast-enabled app on a mobile device or personal computer, then transfer playback to the CS1 at up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution. Spotify and Tidal subscribers can cue up music in the apps for those services, then transfer playback from their device to the CS1. Roon subscribers can play music from their digital libraries and from streaming services supported by Roon. With DLNA support, you can stream audio from any DLNA-capable music app at up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution.
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  8. Amazon - Fire TV Stick 4K Max streaming device, supports Wi-Fi 6E, Ambient Experience, free & live TV without cable or satellite - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Its very easy to use and has all of the popular platforms....Am finally able to convert my old tv into a smart tv. All the popular platforms are available."

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    Our most powerful streaming stick - Elevate your entertainment experience with a powerful processor for lightning-fast app starts and fluid navigation.
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    "Its very easy to use and has all of the popular platforms....Am finally able to convert my old tv into a smart tv. All the popular platforms are available."

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    Our most powerful streaming stick - Elevate your entertainment experience with a powerful processor for lightning-fast app starts and fluid navigation.
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  9. Roku Streambar SE | 2-in-1 TV Soundbar with Built-in Streaming, Premium Speakers, & Enhanced Speech Clarity - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Overall very soundbar and media streamer....The set up process was very easy and it was already preloaded with the most popular apps that I use. I definitely want one for every tv in the house. "

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    The 2-in-1 Roku Streambar SE is the easiest way to add big-screen entertainment to any TV—even small or old ones. 4K streaming is a snap with guided setup and lightning-fast apps, and you’ll never miss a great line of dialogue with Enhanced Speech Clarity. Plus, pair your favorite wireless headphones or stream music from your mobile device with Bluetooth. With a massive selection of free, live, and premium TV at your fingertips, it's easier than ever to watch what you love in any space you call home.
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    "Overall very soundbar and media streamer....The set up process was very easy and it was already preloaded with the most popular apps that I use. I definitely want one for every tv in the house. "

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    Product Description

    The 2-in-1 Roku Streambar SE is the easiest way to add big-screen entertainment to any TV—even small or old ones. 4K streaming is a snap with guided setup and lightning-fast apps, and you’ll never miss a great line of dialogue with Enhanced Speech Clarity. Plus, pair your favorite wireless headphones or stream music from your mobile device with Bluetooth. With a massive selection of free, live, and premium TV at your fingertips, it's easier than ever to watch what you love in any space you call home.
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  10. Amazon - Alexa Voice Remote (3rd Gen) with TV controls | Requires compatible Fire TV device | 2021 release - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Enhanced remote with labeled shortcut buttons for popular streaming apps....This new remote has better features than the original remote and allows you to go to the four most popular sites at the touch of a button."

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    Alexa Voice Remote (3rd Gen) with TV controls | Requires compatible Fire TV device | 2021 release
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    "Enhanced remote with labeled shortcut buttons for popular streaming apps....This new remote has better features than the original remote and allows you to go to the four most popular sites at the touch of a button."

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    Alexa Voice Remote (3rd Gen) with TV controls | Requires compatible Fire TV device | 2021 release
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