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This review is from: YAMAHA RX-V673BL 7-Channel AV Receiver
Pros: I replaced my 13 year old dolby digital JVC receiver, mainly for HDMI in a receiver. I can't really explain it, but that sound quality just sounds amazing with my speakers.
The onscreen menu is intuitive to use
The android app is pretty darn good and has support for Pandora.
Cons: It was a little spendy, but had a $200 newegg rebateREAD FULL REVIEW
This review is from: D-Link Boxee Box HD Media Player DSM-380 802.11n/g Interface
Pros: Plays lots of video formats, interface is pretty slick
Cons: Fast forward only does 30 seconds at time. Iow, unusable.
Couldn't even login on first power on, had to flash firmware for that (networking was working but the software thought it wasn't.)
Constant crashes when the screen saver went on.
On random crash wiped all my settings
And finally, after less than one week, RED FLASH OF DEATH. It's dead jim
Other Thoughts: Seriously, this is a *terrible* product. I think the hardware is there, but this software is buggy and shouldn't have been released to paying customers.
Also, netflix on the ps3 is slightly better. The ps3 version starts the video instantly at a low bitrate, as opposed to the boxee box which start very slowly at a high bitrate
Pros: Superb design, great cooling, easy access, slick look.
Other Thoughts: Finally a case that has easy access to components. I've wanted a case like this for years - I'm never going back to enlight.READ FULL REVIEW