Western Digital adds entertainment and social sites to its WD TV media player family

WD TV Live Media Players

Be it personalized on-demand music services, potency to connect with amigos, or reveling in favorite flicks, Western Digital products have certainly marked a niche for entrainment enthusiasts worldwide. The company now announces the addition of various entertainment and social sites to the well-known WD TV media player range.

Users who own Western Digital Live and WD TV Live Plus media player will now be able to stay connected with their friends and family via Facebook. Users can also upload photos and videos, share status, view their wall and bump onto the freshly out updates from the NewsFeed, all from their HDTV.

In addition to this, Live Plus consumers in the U.S. can instantly rent or purchase the newly released movies the same day they become procurable on DVD and Blu-ray disc by the virtue of the Blockbuster on Demand service. Another interesting feature added to the portfolio is Deezer, a personalized on-demand music service for listening to seven million tracks anytime, anywhere.

“The WD TV family of media players lets our customers enjoy all of their personal media plus the best of the Internet on the biggest screen in the house,” commented Brian Miller, director of business development for WD. “We listen to our user community and integrate their feedback to continuously improve the experience with our products. That includes working with our content partners to curate the best set of Internet services to meet customers’ needs.”

With the integrated AccuWeather, users can access global weather forecasting service, while Flingo enhances the pre-existing process for publishing Internet video and targeted advertising on the web.

The feature-rich Western Digital TV Live and the stylish Live Plus media players can be purchased now for $129.99. The former one is available worldwide, while the latter version is available in the U.S. and Canada.