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Subject:  Re: This guy didn't Retire Early Date:  11/21/2012  2:19 PM
Author:  ariechert Number:  656379 of 884671

"I've been reading about the Roku product. Looks great. The problem is I'd need to be retired to have the time to watch all the content available. :-( " - Mike

I think it costs about ~ $8.00/month to stream Netflix. The Roku box from Best Buy costs me like ~ $78.00? It was a lot easier to hook up than I thought it would be. I made too much of a big deal about it. Turns out there are "composite" (red, yellow, white) wiring right on the side of the box and if your TV has a place to hook composite wiring you can hook up a Roku box to it. HDMI also is on the side of the box so either one will work.

We all ready had a Netflix account with both DVD's in the mail and streaming so after I bought and hooked up the Roku box it was just a matter of following instructions (punching in the code for the WiFi on the modem) and then the Netflix password and it allowed us access to Netflix.

You can also stream Hulu and a whole bunch of other stuff through the same box. There is a "channel store" that you can go to that will allow you to "buy" channels directly from the box and thus access a whole lot of television programming through the Roku box.

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