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Roku XDS Teardown

Cracking open the Roku XDS

In November, we reviewed the Roku XDS streaming media player for our 2010 Geek Gifts series. The Roku XDS offers 1080p, 720p, and 480p video playback. It supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and costs $99 (US).

Using the Roku you can watch a variety of content from Netflix, Hulu Plus, and others.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...