This would make an excellent gift for my parents, aunt and uncles as it should give them access to Gmail/Email and Facebook, in addition to video content. However, rumored prices have it at $300, which would be a major disincentive. DVR capabilities is not a major concern for me. For me, Web Browsing is make or break. Do Roku players, or Apple TV have web browsing abilities/access to the FULL internet?
Just wondering who else has been using a Roku HD box while waiting on the Boxee box from D-link and Boxee.tv. The Roku HD is a capable player and dead simple to use and setup, but with no plans for Hulu and a snails pace of adding quality channels, I wonder how long I will keep enjoying it. Especially with the Boxee box incoming. To note, I could easily build a HTPC and call it a day, but I'm older, have a kid, and my time is precious. I'm not wasting it on building an HTPC... I have...
I realized earlier that the highest this outputs at is 720p and that's is shocking and/or weird to me. Am I crazy?