Apple's Internet-connected-television device hasn't been updated in three years. A new box, expected Wednesday, will give Apple fans what they've wanted -- and what everyone else already enjoys.
We've limited the list to standalone streaming boxes, but be aware that lots of other home theater devices are competent streamers these days, from Blu-ray players to game consoles.
The $99 Roku 3 is an excellent gift and the best streaming-video box yet, with tons of content sources, lightning-fast performance, and an innovative remote with built-in headphone jack.
The Roku LT is the best budget streaming-media device, easily topping the $35 Chromecast.
Discs are on the way out, so we've rounded up the best boxes to stream movies and TV shows for this holiday season.
The set-top box goes on sale immediately and features content from the likes of Hulu Plus, MLB, Disney, YouTube, Netflix, and, of course, Amazon Instant Video.
Similar to Apple TV's AirPlay, the new Roku iOS update allows users to beam videos recorded and stored on their mobile devices to their TVs.
You don't have a choice about waiting to open gifts, but these streaming-video boxes ensure you'll never need to wait to watch a movie.
The Wii U is getting a streaming video service -- read on for all the details.
You don't have to splurge on a pricey media server to stream films and songs from your PC to your iPad or iPhone. Do it for free like this.
CNET takes a look at how the Xbox 360 stacks up purely as a streaming-video box, due to recent updates to the dashboard.