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Fyi - you can activate Roku acct with paypal rather than credit card if you wish, per faq on website.
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As we usually stream Netflix through our PS3s (one in the bedroom, one in the living room) and we don't have any other game consoles or Blu-Ray players, I am opting to get this for the Amazon Prime connection.
To answer a question posted earlier: yes, Amazon Prime costs a certain dollar amount per year, but if you're a student with a .edu address, from time to time, they will offer free Prime accounts to students for up to 4 years of free Prime. I paid for my Prime for 2 years prior to signing up as a student (which I am!), and I'll have my free Prime account for the duration of being a student.
Admittedly, I'm only now beginning to reap the free benefits beyond free shipping - we're starting to explore the free movies/tv shows available, and I just rented my first book from the Kindle Lending Library.
So, to bring this back to topic: I had the option of getting the wireless stick for our Samsung TV, or getting one of these. I'm not entirely sold on the Samsung stick thing, so I'm going to try out the Roku player. It seems like a neat idea.
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