Subject: Systems | October 14, 2011 - 04:07 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: western digital, WD TV Live, htpc
The HTPC market has grown from a niche filled mostly by custom built machines running Windows Media Centre Edition to a wide variety of devices that can only manage simple tasks like streaming media to multifunctional SFF PCs. Western Digital has has their WD TV Live on the market for a while now, capable of streaming online content to a TV as well as local HD content. They've introduced a second generation of the WD TV Live, with expanded streaming options as well as a sleeker body and wireless connectivity. Head over to Legit Reviews to see how well Western Digital's new generation of stream machine.
"Today, Western Digital is launching their new WD TV Live Streaming Media Player. The first thing you notice with this new generation is that Western Digital has changed the form factor rather dramatically making the new player more sleek than the original WD TV. Along with the form factor chance, Western Digital has integrated Wi-Fi directly into the box. With the built in wireless-N, you no longer have to worry about getting a compatible dongle or placing the player near access to an Ethernet cable..."
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