QNAP's HD Station is the best option yet for a NAS as HTPC.
Updated - WD's WD TV Play is a nice little $70 streamer that will also play most anything in your local library.
NETGEAR's NeoTV Prime with Google TV is less expensive than first-generation Google TV boxes. But Google TV still doesn't offer a compelling reason to use it.
How well does the $35 Raspberry Pi do as a media player? Pretty well, it turns out!
WD has announced a $70 media streamer that also supports local content play.
Updated - We take a second look at a NAS-as-HTPC, this time using ASUSTOR's AS-604T. It's a work in progress.
NETGEAR's 2013 CES announcements are mostly tweaks to existing products, with only a few new relatively unexciting products.
Boxee TV has the potential to be another tool in the cable-cutter's bag of tricks, but it's not there yet.
We once again match up Roku's top-of-line streamer against a new challenger to help with this year's holiday gifting.