NES Apple Remote, More Mac Sales and Netflix Box Arrives

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NES Apple Remote, More Mac Sales and Netflix Box Arrives

 

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Netflix box: The first, in what is rumored to be a long line of Netflix set-top boxes, has emerged. Finally, Mac users can stream Netflix films without launching Windows. It'll only cost you $100 and a spot near your TV.

 

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Tiago Castro

If you know how to make it or know someone selling, I'm interested in buying them wholesale to sell at my apple TV & accessories online shop, email me at info@jailbreakables.com

Thanks

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thejason

I'll pay somebody to make this more me! Get ahold of me: thejason@me.com

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Anonymous

NES controller remote, very sweet. However, a NES Advantage controller remote would be all out awesome.

Bulky as hell, yes but awesome. Come on, it was in Ghostbusters 2!

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QuakerProf

Come on! The fact that instant viewing from Netflix isn't possible on a Mac right now should be seen as a BUG, not an opportunity for a new box to buy. Plenty of us already know how to stream Mac-based media to our TVs, and a fix for the bug would be the right way to go.

Now, Netflix is setting its third party vendors up for a competition with AppleTV, which I think is a major miscalculation. Better to work out a way to make Netflix work with AppleTV or people streaming content other ways.

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Anonymous

This is why I left Netflix. Now they are offering to sell me a cheap windows box to connect to my tv? Thanks but no thanks.

I would hope that Apple would team up with Hulu. That might actually get me to finally buy an AppleTV.

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Anonymous

agreed!

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