Who has Netflix here?
Well if you do, then do I have a Father's Day gift idea that will knock the socks off your husbands this year. They will be kissing you and marveling at your sheer genius in getting them something they never knew they wanted. Ladies (and maybe some gentlemen), I now present to you the Roku:
Now you can go to the website to read all the little techy details, but basically what this box does is hooks up to the internet and your Netflix account so that any movies, TV shows and other Internet based On Demand programs that you would normally only be able to watch on your computer, can be magically downloaded and played from your TV screen.
I don't ever get excited about tech type stuff. When Art brought home our flat screen TV and hooked it up, I greatly disappointed him when I said "I don't see a difference." You would have thought I stabbed him in the heart.
But this little guy is marvelous.
Let me do a little demo
So you have it hooked up to your TV already, and this is what your screen will look like.
Oh and excuse the crooked pictures. I have had the stomach flu for the last 2 days and apparently it has affected my equilibrium and picture taking skills, and I don't feel like Photoshopping these guys. I'm sure you'll understand.
If you notice up top you'll see we have 80 of these types of programs in our queue. There's no limit to how many you can download!
Okay but my absolute favorite part of the Roku box is that we can get Pandora on it! Do you know what Pandora is? It's basically internet radio that only plays the kind of music you like.
You can choose just about any artist you like.
Flight of the Conchords, Art's choice. I think they're annoying, but whatever.
The whole gadget is pretty impressive, but the fact that you can get Pandora on it, just takes it to a whole new level.
The Roku box starts at $79.95-$99.95.
We've had ours for over 2 years now and we use it almost daily.
I think your husbands would dig it.
But remember it only works if you have a Netflix account.
Please let me know if you decide to get your man one of these, and what you all think of it.
So since my husband already has this nifty little device that I'm about to recommend, can some of you provide me with some suggestions to get him this year?