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I have a Linn Majik DS-I (an integrated amp with streaming vs streamer only) and also a Squeezebox Touch. The Linn sounds really good and has the advantage of Space optimization, which is Linn's room correction software.
I think the control software is a big part of how well a streamer works for you. If you are streaming only (as opposed to ripping your cd collection) you want to make sure the device you choose supports the streaming service you want to use. I think Linn has integrated Tidal but I'm not sure about other streaming services. You might want to spend some time on Linn's discussion forum to get a sense of what services are supported.
The Squeezebox Touch is simple to use and easy to set up, but it's not in the same league as the Linn for sound quality, at least without an external DAC. The Squeezebox forums are a good resource to learn what streaming services are supported. It's also certainly a less expensive way to dip you toes in the water.