HD Media Player Battlemodo: Apple TV Killers


Gizmodo chose a select few extender devices to do a roundup battle royale comparison. It’s short yet effective, but remember there are literally a ton of extender devices to choose from, hopefully articles like this will help manufacturers continue to improve their devices.



The goal here is simple: Play all the videos that I have ripped from DVD, downloaded from the web, shot with my own cameras or obtained in some other manner, no matter what the format. It sounds simple, but Apple TV can’t do it. Neither can the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3. Video codecs and containers are a nightmare to keep track of, and even more of a nightmare to convert.