writes "The Prismiq Media Player is a networked set top box that can play MP3s, streaming media, browse the web, and do other cool stuff. It runs Debian on the dedicated hardware client, but in the past it has required a Windows server on the backend. It looks like now there is
beta support for Linux in the backend. Anyone tried this device, with or without Linux?"
This is a device that I've been playing with/testing - our sister (Yes, Virginia, they are owned by OSDN
) site Thinkgeek
. Pretty cool device - reminds me of a XBox Media Player
in terms of function, but with less soldering, and a keyboard. I'll be trying the Linux backend server - that would solve one of my major complaints, which is that the media server currently is Windows-only.