(photos: NETGEAR) NETGEAR NeoTV Pro HD Streaming Player | US$69.90 | www.netgear.com
consumer entertainment technology has progressed in leaps and bounds. it has come to a point that we are bombarded by myriad of ways just for accessing a single source of content. take for example, YouTube. we use to access it through the good’ole computers but now, we are viewing them on smartphones, tablets and thru Smart TV. lately, Blu-ray player and standalone media players also offer us such access. latest to join this fray is the NETGEAR NeoTV Pro HD Streaming Player with Wireless Display. touted as the world’s first streaming player to offer wireless display capability using Intel Wireless Display (WiDi), the NETGEAR NeoTV Pro easily connects to the Internet via its built-in high-speed 300 Mbps WiFi or wired through Ethernet cable to delivers smooth streaming of 1080p videos. besides accessing to a huge selection of streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, Vudu, YouTube, Pandora – just to name a few – and streaming them to your HDTV in up to full HD 1080p resolution and surround sound, the WiDi technology allows for streaming of virtually any type of content from an Intel WiDi laptop to a TV. the latter is a welcome addition as it allows user to view online-only broadcast on a much larger display. a free NeoTV Streaming Player remote control app allows you to control your device with popular mobile gadgets, including iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or Android smartphone and tablet. of course, a regular remote control is included for those without these mobile gadgets. the NETGEAR NeoTV Pro HD Streaming Player is available now in the U.S. with a price tag of just $69.99.