Summary: It’s worth noting that anyone with a Wii or PS3 console will already have access to most of what is on offer here. While the lack of built in Wi-Fi support may keep the price of this diminutive media streamer down, it could prove a deal breaker for all but those with a router very nearby their television sets.
Excerpt: Lovefilm is on a charge. Having eclipsed its mail order competition and spent a year streaming its wares to games consoles and every web-connected TV going, the movie monster has joined yet another platform.
Pros: Lovefilm, BBC iPlayer, speedy interface
Cons: Wi-Fi only via dongle, fiddly remote control
Excerpt: At £90, the Digital Stream DPS-1000 is a cheap streamer, yet it makes the Apple TV look under-equipped thanks to its provision for BBC iPlayer, LoveFilm and Blinkbox streaming. Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube are also on tap, and while there’s no wi-fi as standard, an extra-cost USB dongle sorts that quickly. So far so good, although the Digital Stream’s lack of dedicated audio outputs means it’s not easy to use it with an analogue amp for music use.