While it doesn't match the app selection or search capabilities of Roku, Amazon's Fire TV Stick's solid performance and mastery of Amazon content make it easily worth the $40 price.
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.
Roku is offering its entry-level streaming video products at a discount, with two free months of Rdio Unlimited thrown in for good measure.
Until it receives a major infusion of native apps and developer support, and better integrates non-Google services, the Nexus Player with Android TV offers no compelling upgrade over other streaming devices.
It may have been released last year, but with more apps than any of the alternatives, the best search and the fastest, easiest-to-use interface, the Roku 3 still outdoes any other video streamer.
Google's $35 Chromecast stick is a cheap and easy way to add streaming video and music to your TV, but it still isn't as fully featured as similarly priced Roku boxes.
Since most TVs are now "smart" TVs, what's the point of media streamers? Which is better: TV apps, or a dedicated streaming device?
The newest member of the Slingbox family of video streamers -- which lets you view TV on nearly any PC or mobile device -- adds built-in Wi-Fi for just $149.
If you're looking to dip your toes into wireless multiroom streaming, then the Rocki Play is the most affordable and easily usable option.
Amazon outlines its latest strategy for online video and introduces the new Fire TV.