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# 78231 1-Mar-2011 19:50
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I've been holding out getting one of these as I read about some negative early experiences with them.  It seems like the complete player and I believe TVNZ On Demand is supposed to be supported eventually.

Has anyway here bought one early and has noticed any improvements from the latest firmware updates?

Also Ascent looks like they have stopped stocking them and the only other place in NZ that lists them on their website is Dick Smiths - but they are currently out of stock.

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  # 444548 1-Mar-2011 19:55
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never used the boxee box, but boxee s/w on a mac mini is my player of choice. but unless you have a VPN/DNS to the states to make the most out of it, its not really worth having. boxee is mostly about streaming media.

if you dont have a vpn/dns or dont want to get one, i would personally either go for a mac mini, cheap network media player, or cheapest solution apple tv and put xbmc on it. granted apple tv is only 720p output (can decode 1080p but only output at 720p)

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  # 444565 1-Mar-2011 20:09
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DSE are the only official NZ retailer.

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