Editors Liked

  • Easy setup
  • Intuitive interface
  • Excellent video experience
  • Large selection of streaming channels
  • Many output options
  • Inexpensive
  • Wide library of content providers
  • Highend media streamer for under $100, 1080p HD video playback capability
  • Netflix, Amazon VOD, Hulu Plus and many other great apps
  • Excellent streaming quality using the dualband wirelessN antenna
  • Remote does everything it needs to and nothing more

Editors Didn't Like

  • USB not yet enabled
  • No network streaming
  • Greater codec support
  • Need to sign up separately with most content providers
  • No easy way to stream media from a computer
  • Few providers stream in 1080p quality
  • VUDU not currently available
  • Somewhat spartan interface
  • No cheap way to integrate iTunes music library
  • Will not play all video formats
  • Plays only MP4 and M4V video
  • Does not play from DLNA servers or network shares
  • Adding channels is a real chore