Western Digital's WD TV Play Is Its New Streaming Black Box

Because the world doesn't have enough streaming black boxes, Western Digital is making its own version: the WD TV Play. You can watch video on YouTube, Netflix, Hulu Plus, VuDu, Sling and stream music from Spotify and Pandora. But what's really cool about the WD TV Play is that you can easily play content from any… » 2/12/13 7:44pm 2/12/13 7:44pm

Western Digital My Net N900 HD Lightning Review: A Router You Might…

What if a router could make sure streaming movies and online games always get the bulk of your bandwidth, even if everyone else in your house is downloading a zillion porn movies? That's exactly what hard drive kingpin Western Digital claims to have done with its first router, the My Net N900 HD. » 6/15/12 4:20pm 6/15/12 4:20pm

WD My Book Studio Edition II Goes To a Whopping 6TB Now

Western Digital's My Book Studio Edition II was already at the top of the leader board, with four interfaces (FireWire 800/400, eSATA, USB 2.0) and 4TB of storage. But now that the external hard drive comes in 6TB—for a relatively reasonably $550—and adds Apple Time Machine compatibility—it's a pro-level Mac user's… » 3/17/11 9:15am 3/17/11 9:15am

WDTV Live Firmware Update Bricking Units?

Western Digital support forums are filled with comments on the latest WDTV Live firmware update, few of them good. Many users are reporting that firmwares from 1.0.11 up are giving them trouble, at least, and in many cases outright bricking their hardware. If you've got one, hold off on updating for a while. Check out… » 12/05/09 8:55pm 12/05/09 8:55pm