Seagate's FreeAgent Theater+ HD adds Netflix streaming
Seagate's media streamer/player, the FreeAgent Theater+, has finally added Netflix streaming capabilities via a firmware upgrade.
When we reviewed Seagate's
If you're new to the whole USB media player category, it goes something like this: storage brands like Western Digital, Seagate, and Iomega are looking for ways to tap into the growing number of consumers who have multimedia files stored on their computers and want to bring them to their TVs without much fuss. Of course, game consoles such as the PS3 and Xbox 360 offer similar functionality as part of their extensive repertoire (as do some Blu-ray players), but products like Seagate's FreeAgent Theater+ Media Player are targeting a more price-conscious consumer who doesn't want--or need--to deal with a full-fledged console.
The bare-bones version of the FreeAgent costs $99 but Seagate also sells packages with a FreeAgent drive bundled in (read our full review