Seagate's FreeAgent Theater+ HD media player has quite a few competitors
surrounding it, and for the most part, it didn't really offer a huge competitive advantage when we peeked it back in September
. 'Course, that's before support for Netflix
's Watch Instantly came along, and today, the tables seem to have turned. The aforesaid storage outfit has announced that a gratis firmware update will enable this here player to stream Netflix as well as content from YouTube, vTuner and Mediafly. For those just now willing to give this unit a second look, it also doubles as a UPnP / DLNA streamer to play content stored on networked PCs and drives, and it can procured for right around $100 sans a FreeAgent HDD. So, Roku
-- you just going to sit there and take this, or what?
Seagate FreeAgent Theater+ HD media player gains Netflix streaming