Sunday, June 08, 2008

Thanks for all the bonus discs!

Thanks to those of you who signed up for Netflix using one of my trial codes, I received 5 bonus rentals.

If you posted your promo codes here, and you want to see how many bonus rentals you received, check "membership terms and details" under "your account" on

Sunday, June 01, 2008

What powers the Netflix Player?

HotHardware interviews the Roku VP of Consumer Products, Tim Twerdahl, about what's inside the Netflix Roku player. He confirms there is no hard drive, only flash memory. It runs a version of Linux on an NXP core processor. They are also going "to seek out other content providers to put their content on the Roku box."

They are sold out and on about a two-week back-order.