Why You Should Wait to Buy a Set-Top Box

Whether you're eyeing an Apple, Netflix, or Blockbuster model, you'll get one cheaper, and probably better, if you wait a few months

Warning: This holiday season you will be tempted to purchase one of those set-top boxes that deliver movies directly to your TV set. You will be lured by the idea of having this content on a digital tap, serving it up without ever needing to get off the couch. Don't be fooled. While these devices and services are definitely getting better—and even approaching awesome—this holiday season is not the time to buy.

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