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.
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.
CNET takes a look at how the Xbox 360 stacks up purely as a streaming-video box, due to recent updates to the dashboard.
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.
Streaming-device maker Roku bets again that putting on blinders to anything but streaming video will make the difference when it faces off with fresh rival products from Apple, Amazon and Google.
Netflix subscribers will have access to 12,000 movies and TV shows on the LG BD300 Network Blu-ray Disc Player, due to arrive this fall.
Still struggling to line up content providers for its own dedicated video service, the iPhone maker could sell original programming to iTunes users, says a report.