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Jun062008

Netflix Roku Unboxing



I set up my Netflix Roku player today. Already I have a love/hate relationship with it.

I'm delighted by the setup and operation of the device. I had it running in a few minutes.

That said, most of the things I really want to watch aren't yet available for streaming. I'm betting that they'll improve it the catalog over time. (If I thought otherwise, I wouldn't have dropped $99 on it the moment it was available).

Click here for the complete unboxing photos on flickr, including screen captures.

[tags]Netflix, Roku, IPTV, Hardware, Gadgets, Broadband, Digital Media, Movies, Television, Streaming Media, Video[/tags]


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Reader Comments (2)

Very cool. So it downloads the content to the device? It doesn't stream it?

-s

June 7, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSteven Hatch

It streams the video, but buffers it in some flash RAM.

-jf.

June 18, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterjf

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