Western Digital has added several entertainment and social sites to the popular WD TV media player family.
WD TV Live and WD TV Live Plus media player customers will now be able to connect with their friends and family through Facebook - including uploading photos and videos, sharing their status, viewing their wall and getting the latest updates from their NewsFeed - among other entertainment choices, all from their HDTV. Meanwhile, WD TV Live Plus media player customers in the U.S. can now instantly rent or purchase the newest movie releases the same day they become available on DVD and Blu-ray Disc through the Blockbuster OnDemand service.
In addition, new features for the WD TV Live and WD TV Live Plus media players include:
- Deezer: a personalized on-demand music service for listening to 7 million tracks
- Flingo: free Internet television from studios, TV networks, and video websites;
- AccuWeather.com: a worldwide weather forecasting service; and,
- USB wireless keyboard support: use any popular wireless keyboard with USB dongle to update Facebook status and conduct YouTube searches.
The WD TV Live media player is available worldwide, and the WD TV Live Plus media player is available in the U.S. and Canada. Products can be purchased at select U.S. and Canadian retailers and online at wdstore.com. MSRP for the WD TV Live and WD TV Live Plus media players is $129.99 USD.