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In the age of streaming media, a set-top box or streaming device is the best possible gift you can get for many people. Cord cutter or not, just about anyone will appreciate the ability to stream all of their favorite movies and TV shows to any HDTV. Sure, many HDTVs already have built-in smart features and app support, but anyone who has used them will tell you that TV platforms are generally pretty terrible, and there are much better options out there.

The Apple TV with Siri integration is awesome, but you don’t have to spend anywhere near that much money to get a fantastic media streaming device that will support all of your favorite services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Go, HBO Now, Sling TV and more. Below, you’ll find five great recommendations for streaming media devices that anyone would love to receive as a Christmas or Hanukkah gift this holiday season.

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