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Did they mention if it can play local media from a usb attached drive?
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Same here smile.gif Will compare to my Roku3. Roku3 can be a bit sluggish sometimes so I think this should be quicker overall.

Exactly, if there is one thing that absolutely drives me nuts about these boxes/"smart tv's" is interface lag. The Roku 3 was a nice improvement over the 2 XS but still not where it needs to be. Out of the box plex support though it looks like its just running the current android app on the tv. I would rather have it that way anyways, I find the roku plex app to be a bit of a pain to navigate with a large media library so hopefully it works out well. Also with a 30 day money back trial the question is, why not try it?
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Amazon is the new Apple. The good king of Apple smile.gif

Amazon is a whole different league, you would never see them (Apple) purposely trying to keep their profits razor thin.
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post #33 of 75
i cancelled amazon prime when they started to charge extra for HD content

thats the equivelent of music stores that charge more for FLAC than MP3 when it comes from WAV in the first place.

information super highway robbery
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i cancelled amazon prime when they started to charge extra for HD content

thats the equivelent of music stores that charge more for FLAC than MP3 when it comes from WAV in the first place.

information super highway robbery

Are you complaining about $80 for amazon prime in US?

Have you even seen amazon prime service in Canada? $80 a year and you get faster shipping (ONLY)...

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/right-click/amazon-prime-comes-canada-without-bells-whistles-203252684.html
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Love that they show GOT but lack HBO GO
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But I still can't get a Amazon Video app for Android, eh?

That's alright Amazon, I'll continue to work around your evil ways with Dolphin.
 
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Come on HBO, get that app out before the GoT premiere.
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Will any of these devices ever have a cable card slot in them?
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Love that they show GOT but lack HBO GO

Thats probably because seasons 1-3 are on amazon instant video...
 
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When it can do Netflix, I will grab one for my front room.
    
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