There’s no question about it: we are in the middle of a significant transition in the the world of television. On the content end of things, we’ve got more and more high quality shows and movies going straight to streaming platforms like Netflix. On the hardware end of things, there are a plethora of options for getting that content onto the devices you want them on—the hardest of which has always been the living room television.
There are a huge variety of factors to consider—most of them depending on what kind of television you have, what content you’re interested in, and how much you’re willing to spend. It should be noted that I left out major gaming consoles like the Xbox One, PS4, and Wii U, which can do some of the same things these products can do. Keeping all that in mind, here is our ranking of the 10 best streaming boxes, sticks, and set top boxes you can buy right now.