Mobile purchases, more social connectivity, and yes, 3D Blu-ray playback: Xbox One gets a handful of new perks in a software update coming soon.
The Xbox One Media Remote is a must-have accessory that makes it much easier to accept a gaming console as the hub of your living room.
The Roku 1 offers the same excellent experience that's found on other Roku boxes at a new low price, but there aren't many reasons to choose it over the new Streaming Stick or step-up Roku boxes.
The cheaper, no-Kinect version of the Xbox One gives buyers a better deal by eliminating the one part of the console they probably didn't want to begin with -- but the PS4 remains a compelling alternative.
Microsoft's console won't be able to play 3D Blu-rays at launch, though the company might add the feature later.
CNET has confirmed that for better or worse the Xbox One won't play 3D Blu-ray movies at launch.
Roku's Streaming Stick offers tons of apps, a real remote, and a compact design for just $50, making it the best streaming stick and an outstanding value.
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Zoom in and out on any part of the Xbox One with this rotatable 3D model from Microsoft.
Microsoft has confirmed that the new console does indeed support Ultra HD for both video and gaming.