Fed up with your dumb "Smart TV?" Tired of waiting for your console to boot up just so you can watch Netflix? Lookng for a cheap tech gift? There are plenty of reasons to get a new dedicated video streamer. We'll help you choose one.
We've limited the list to standalone streamers, but be aware that lots of other home theater devices are competent streamers these days, from Blu-ray players to game consoles.
This ingenious accessory is a must-have for anyone who owns a streaming media box such as Apple TV or Roku.
Now you can watch live TV for as little as $20 per month on a dongle that sells for $35. Sling TV, the Internet-based TV service with channels like ESPN, AMC and TNT, is now on the Chromecast.
From Roku to Apple, to Amazon, to Nvidia, with a sprinkling of those old-school discs, here are our top video-player gift recommendations this holiday season.
Promising that it's easier to use than Spotify and Apple Music, Electric Jukebox pumps music through your TV via a dongle, and a motion-control remote.
If you've yet to ditch your living room stereo for music streaming, this plug-and-play device could be just what you want. We go hands-on.
A slew of new video streaming devices from Apple, Amazon, Google and Roku are lined up to compete for your holiday dollar in 2015. Which one should you buy? It's a good idea to wait for it all to shake out before you decide.
This tiny device lets any existing speaker stream music from your phone or tablet.
The latest beta version of Apple TV's upcoming software also includes support for Bluetooth keyboards and the ability to organize your apps into individual folders.
Apple just overhauled the Apple TV streaming video box; see how the new features compare to the competition.