Netgear NeoTV NTV300 screenshot tour

Dec 23, 2012
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This screenshot tour was created to accompany DeviceGuru.com’s detailed review of the Netgear NeoTV NTV300 streaming media player device, which competes head-to-head with Roku’s popular streaming media players. The tour showcases the NTV300′s user interface, content channels, and apps for streaming video and audio to your TV from the Internet, networked DLNA devices, and USB media.

Browse our extensive screenshot tour of Netgear’s NTV300 streaming media player using the index below. For the complete story behind these screenshots, be sure to read this site’s complete in-depth NTV300 review.
 

 


NTV300 Screenshot Tour Index

These screenshots showcase many aspects of the NTV300 streaming media player’s user interface, and some of its most popular apps. The list below offers quick access to screenshots by category. Click the screenshot images for larger images.

 


 

NTV300 channels

These screenshots show the 130 primary NeoTV channels, which are currently offered on the NTV300 (note: 30 additional content sources are available through the “Vudu Apps” channel, shown later)…

Scrolling through the NTV300′s main content channels by popularity…

 



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Browsing the NTV300′s main content channels by category…

 



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Customizing the My Channels screen

Although the “My Channels” (aka homescreen) is initially populated with Netgear’s “featured channels,” you can easily add, remove, and rearrange the channels that appear there, to ensure fast and easy access to your preferred content sources. Here’s DeviceGuru’s homescreen, following our designation of favorite channels…
 



Customized “My Channels” screen
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Vudu Apps

 

The “Vudu Apps” channel currently provides 30 additional media-streaming apps, as shown the screenshots below…
 



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Favorite Vudu Apps page…

As in the main channels function, favorite Vudu Apps can be tagged as “favorites” for quick and convenient access on the main Vudu Apps screen, as shown in the screenshot below…
 



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Vudu Apps examples…

Here we see a few Vudu Apps in use…
 



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Note: The Vudu movies & TV shows app is covered later in this tour.
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Netflix movies and TV shows

 

Netflix’s vast online library of movies and TV shows is available to subscribers of its service…
 



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Hulu Plus movies & TV shows

 

Hulu Plus movies and TV shows are available to subscribers of its service…
 



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Vudu movies & TV shows

 

Vudu movies & TV shows

Vudo offers movies and TV shows for either purchase or pay-per-view rental; short trailers and previews can be watched at no charge…
 



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Cinema Now movies & TV shows

 

CinemaNow, an affiliate of U.S. retailer Best Buy, offers movies and TV shows for either purchase or pay-per-view rental…
 



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Film Fresh movies & TV shows

 

Film Fresh offers movies and TV shows for either purchase or pay-per-view rental…
 



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YouTube Leanback videos

 

YouTube Leanback provides easy access to YouTube’s huge and widely-varied video archive, organized in various categories or obtained via a search function. Also, as shown in the final screenshot in this set, you can pair a mobile device with the NTV300 in order to send YouTube videos to the NTV300 for playing on the TV screen…
 



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TED videos

 

The TED channel provides easy access to TED.com’s extensive series of interesting and educational talks…
 



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An alternative app for watching TED videos is available through the NTV300′s Vudu Apps channel…
 


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Pandora music channel

Pandora streams a diverse range of music genres and styles from both standard and customized music channels (ad-free unlimited streaming involves a modest monthly subscription)…
 



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TuneIn Radio channel

 

TuneIn Radio provides access to a wide range of Internet radio stations (ad-free unlimited streaming involves a modest monthly subscription)…
 



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Streaming multimedia from DLNA and USB

 

The top-end NTV300SL model (aka NTV300 Max) includes a built-in app for streaming multimedia from DLNA devices on your local network, and from USB media connected to the box’s USB port. The screenshots below show us streaming a movie from a DLNA server (a modified PogoPlug device) on our LAN…
 



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Streaming via DLNA to the NTV300

 

Another unique feature of the top-end NTV300SL model (aka “NTV300 Max”) is that you can stream to it via DLNA, and can even stream from a DLNA server to the NTV300SL using a DLNA control point to manage the entire process. To prepare the NTV300SL for receiving DLNA streams under remote control, you need to enable the feature by running the DLNA app on the NTV300SL. The screenshots below show us streaming a video from our modified PogoPlug device (acting as a DLNA media server) to the NTV300SL (acting as a DLNA renderer), under the control of an Android tablet running BubbleUPnP (acting as the DLNA control point)…
 



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Sending videos remotely to a queue on the NTV300

 

By adding a Flingo bookmarklet to your desktop or mobile PC’s browser, you can “fling” YouTube, Vimeo, and CrunchyRoll videos to a queue in the NTV300′s Flingo channel for watching on your TV. The screenshots below show us flinging videos to the NTV300′s Flingo Queue from Firefox on a PC, and then playing them from the NTV300′s Flingo app…
 



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NTV300 initialization and settings

 

A couple of screenshots from the NTV300′s settings function appear below…

 



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Conclusion

This completes our screenshot tour of Netgear’s NTV300 media streaming player. For the complete story behind these screenshots, be sure to read this site’s complete in-depth NTV300 review.
 



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