DailyTekk Find: Google Nexus Q Social Streaming Media Player

As unpopular as this opinion might be, I am going to go out on a limb here and say that with the Google Nexus Q ($299), Google has actually aesthetically out-designed Apple (in the case of media streaming devices). I love the look of this hardware, hence the 5-star coolness rating. Slap bright colored lights in any form on any product and it’ll make me like it that much more, so I really like the Q’s light-up color stripe. With apparently poor controls and video streaming/buffering quality, the Nexus Q may not outperform the Apple TV, however, (or similar Roku, Sonos, name a streaming media device here) plus, the price seems a bit high. What do you think, would you buy one?

Editor’s note: Every weekday DailyTekk Finds brings you a new tech product rated for coolness (looks) and usefulness (functionality). While every featured product is either cool or useful (or both), our rating system shows you to what extent.

Hey, I'm Chris—founder and Editor of DailyTekk.com. You can also catch me contributing on ReadWrite. I enjoy checking out the latest and greatest consumer tech. I write about tech that's more ID than IT.

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