Apple TV: ($99)
If you prefer Apple’s iOS interface and mainly have iPhones or iPads in your home, going with Apple TV is the best choice for you. The interface is sleek and runs smoothly, and the device connects to other iOS devices with ease.
Google Nexus Player: ($99)
Google recently released the Nexus Player, which un the rest of the competition, has an internal (albeit small) hard drive and the remote includes a microphone for voice-search. You can pair the Nexus with a Bluetooth keyboard & mouse for easier use. If you or someone in your family enjoys gaming, you can purchase a specialized gamepad to improve your gaming experience.