the smart TV revolution has been going on for over two years now and as such, we find it a rarity that some of us are still holding to non-smart HDTV. must be for good reasons, eh? smart or not, you shouldn’t be living in a disconnected time and missing out all the fun stuff that the tube can bring to you these days, which is why one should seriously give a device like the Vizio Co-Star LT Stream Player (ISV-B11) a thought. as you might already guess, the Co-Star LT give your home entertainment a step without having to upgrade the TV set. at the heart of the Co-Star LT is the Vizio Internet Apps Plus that allows you to browse apps while watching live TV. full-screen app browsing is supported, and so are HTM5 app, and Full HD and 3D contents, while built-in WiFi provides a hassle-free access to the world wide web.
with the Co-Star LT, your mobile device such as smartphone or tablet can be used as the second screen interactivity for controlling apps and it also allows you to seamlessly continue watching the TV on your mobile devices when you are moving around the house. with the latter features, this device is officially the perfect device for couch potatoes. a few other highlights include HDMI in and output, a USB port for playing back content on external USB drives, audio pass-through for Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS Digital Sound, and of course, access to myriad of entertainment services such as Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, M-GO, Netflix and more. at just $79.99, it is indeed a viable and super affordable alternative to upgrading your non-smart HDTV. click past the jump for a few more hi-res look.