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July 3, 2008

Roku Netflix Player Source Code Available

front_angle_remote(2).jpgRoku has made the Netflix Player's source code available on their website so we should be seeing all kind's of new and interesting hacks and features available in the next few days. The Linux-based box, which allows users to order Netflix movies on demand rather than through the mail, is also set to receive an update later this year that'll allow streaming of video content from other "big name" providers. Netflix chief exec Reed Hastings figure DVD sales will peak as early as 2013, being why Netflix is now working on becoming a little more connected and on-demand. Look for Netflix movie rentals incorporated in products by LG Electronics and maybe even the Xbox 360 in the future as well.

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Posted by Justin Davey at July 3, 2008 4:37 AM

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