Western Digital adds WiFi to its Live Media Player

Today, Western Digital announced its latest WD TV Live media player which offers built-in support for WiFi and, for consumers in eight countries outside of Canada, the Spotify music service.

Netgear unveils its NeoTV streaming device

Netgear today announced the NeoTV Streaming Player (NTV200), a media streaming device expected to compete with the likes of Apple TV, Roku2 XD and the Western Digital line of Live media streamers.

The Apple TV sized device lets users stream media from various internet sources such as Netflix, Vudu, YouTube, Pandora, and Napster.

Roku 2 Media Streamers go on-sale at the end of July

California based Roku this week announced its next generation of energy efficient media streaming devices designed to compete with the likes of Apple TV, Boxee TV, WDTV Live and LG SmartTV Upgrader.

Roku 2, which uses just two watts of power, will be available in three models: Roku 2 HD, Roku 2 XD and Roku 2 XS which will be priced at $59.99, $79.99 and $99.99 respectively.

Digital Home Recommended: WDTV Live Hub

In this instance you might consider the WDTV Live Hub. Selling for $199, the Live Hub is a media player which combines the functionality of a media streaming device with a built-in 1 Terabyte hard drive.