December 13, 2011
| by EH Staff
Get ready to stuff a few stockings with Roku streaming set-top boxes! We just found a deal that makes this a fun, affordable gift option.
The website 1SaleADay has the Roku XDS listed for just $59.99. This is not one of the Roku 2 models, which includes gaming features. However, it can add a lot of streaming video options to any TV in the house, all without the need for a PC. It even has Wi-Fi 802.11 dual-band wireless N built-in, so you don’t need to be near an Ethernet jack to have this system up and running in minutes.
Use it in a home theater, bedroom, basement, kids’ room or anywhere else that could use the option to view over 100,000 movies and TV shows. It promises video streams up to 1080p!
The Roku XDS includes access to video from Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, as well as music from Pandora. It can even tap into the user’s iTunes playlists.
Besides an Ethernet port, the Roku XDS has an HDMI port, a USB port, an optical (SPDIF) port, composite connections, and the option for component video with the add-on XDS adapter cable.
It’s important to note that this sale price does not include free shipping. That will run you an extra $4.99 (and may vary, based on your location). However, the sale price is still 71 percent off the product’s list price. If you want to take advantage of this offer, you’d better do it soon. The 1SaleADay website says that this offer is only good through the end of the day.