Excerpt: Blu-ray players are becoming less a means to play discs than a gateway to online services — and to any media stored on computers, smartphones, and iDevices lying around your home. Take LG’s BD670.
Conclusion: LG has played second fiddle to Panasonic, Samsung, and Sony for far too many years, but with the BD670 Blu-ray 3D player, they come to the party packing some substantial steel.
Pros: Excellent picture quality with Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D, Easy to use interface, DLNA server access works flawlessly, Fantastic media streaming, Amazon Instant Video, Vudu, Netflix, CinemaNow, Pandora, MOG, No Hulu, Facebook, Twitter (though LG says they are coming soon), Performed well on most tech...
Excerpt: JG is currently embroiled in a Smart TV war with rival Samsung for dominance of the net-connected landscape. In both TV and Blu-ray, the pair are going head to head with similarly monikered portals (Smart TV and Smart Hub) stuffed with comparable apps and streaming video content.
Pros: First-rate collection of‘net-connected content; solid media streaming
Cons: Dull to look at; a clattery disc loading tray; only one USB