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I see reports that they were going to be at CES show in january, but havent heard anything yet. Has anybody heard anything, I have a second generation Media Center Extender but it is slow. I would like to see what kind of performance these new boxes have.
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Not exactly what you are looking for, but thought it may be of interest...

I am using the new Sony Blu-Ray player, with Wireless N, and low and behold it is streaming from my Wireless N laptop, to the Gigabyte router, to the Blu-Ray with absolutely NO hiccups! When I left the nanny was watching the rip of LOTR. It was streaming in HD & Surround sound. What more could one ask for!!??!?!? I am shocked, but happy! it pretty much does almost everything the ME does, (except TV) but it will do recorded tv, movies, pictures etc... Hope this helps! (Think the blu-ray player is the S560) with the latest firmware... I was going to hard wire it once I found that it would communicate with the laptop, but dont see a need! good luck!
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Hes talking about the boxes similar to popcorn hour or WD TV that has windows media center on it.
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