If you've got a shiny [[xref:http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au/section/tvs/|new TV]] and [[artnid:376750|a Blu-ray player]], but want to play back music or photo or video files from your [[xref:http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au/section/desktop_pcs/|desktop PC]] or [[xref:http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au/section/notebooks/|notebook]], a media player is the way to go. You can load up these devices with media files and easily access them, or you can connect them to your [[xref:http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au/section/networking_wireless_voip/|home network]] and stream video easily. We've put together a list of what we think are the best media players in Australia.
9 / 14
The Apple TV is competitively priced and boasts an excellent interface, so if you want an easy to use, basic solution to rent movies you'll appreciate its simplicity. Unfortunately, the lack of content – particularly the fact that Australian users can't rent TV shows or access a service like Netflix – limits this device from appealing to a wider audience at this time.
- Review Date:
- 27th Oct., 2010
- Ross Catanzariti