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Western Digital WD TV HD Media Player

By The HT Guys • Apr 15 2009, 7:00pm

Today we take a look at the Western Digital WD TV HD Media player. The WD TV HD Media Player is a device about the size of an external hard drive that plays A/V content from USB storage media. The WD TV HD Media player is optimized for the WD "My Passport" line of hard drives but it will work with other USB devices (we'll discuss this later). The player supports 1080p for...

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The Netflix Media Player by Roku

By The HT Guys • Jun 10 2008, 1:30am

So you want to watch movies with Netflix "Watch Instantly", but you aren't thrilled about sitting in front of your computer to do it? Netflix and Roku have partnered to bring the Watch Instantly functionality to your TV. We have one of these players and have spent a week putting it through its paces.

The player can be purchased for $99.99 from the Roku website and requires...

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D-Link DSM-750 - Wireless N HD Media Center Extender

By The HT Guys • May 15 2008, 3:57pm

Back in Episode #178 (June, 2007) we did a feature on the Vista Media Center. For that review we used an HP m8000n to run the Media Center. We talked about the features of the Media Center and how one could use the computer to run spreadsheets during the day and watch live TV or movies using an extender device at night. If you are not familiar with the features of the Media Center, that would be a good show to go back and listen to. We will only be covering specific features of the Media Center as they pertain to the DSM-750...

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AppleTV

By The HT Guys • Feb 15 2008, 3:30pm

When Steve jobs introduced the next generation of AppleTV it took Ara about 30 seconds to decide it was worth buying the device. If for only satisfying his curiosities. So Ara purchased the new AppleTV about a month ago and there it sat until Tuesday of this week. That's because the device is essentially identical to the previous AppleTV but now with a new version of software the AppleTV is a brand new Machine...

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The Mvix MX-760HD Multimedia Player

By The HT Guys • Dec 17 2006, 3:17pm

If you remember back in March of this year (Episode 76), we reviewed the Mvix 5000U multimedia player. We really liked it, but were hoping for the release of a wireless version. Well wait no longer, the wireless version has arrived. But not only is it wireless, it also fully supports high definition, so it's right up our alley...