Sony's Dash gets Netflix streaming
Sony announced that the Dash will feature Netflix streaming courtesy of a dedicated app, adding to the device's already plentiful streaming media options.
company announced that the device will feature a dedicated Netflix streaming application when it's released in April. It's a great addition to what Sony calls a "personal Internet viewer," which was already announced to be capable of streaming other Bravia Internet Video sources, such as YouTube, Pandora, Epicurious, Crackle, Livestrong, and Blip.tv.was one of the , and today the
We still feel like the $200 list price is a little on the high side, but Netflix streaming takes a lot of the pain out of that premium price tag. The price also seems more reasonable compared with Apple's iPad, which looks to fill the same media consumption niche between a smartphone and a laptop. However, we can't help but feel like the Dash's usability is hampered considerably by the lack of a built-in battery. (The iPad starts at $500, but it offers more functionality and true portability not found on the AC-only Dash.)
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