Akimbo, the broadband internet based video on demand player is almost ready to launch.
Through the Akimbo service you can download and watch any of the 20,000+ hours of programming from 50+ channels they have available.
The Akimbo player is available for pre-order for $229 and is expected to ship in October. The player requires a subscription ($9.99/month or $199.99 lifetime) plus you will have to pay to watch some premium programming.
The Akimbo player has a 80gb hard drive and an ethernet port but if you want to go wireless you will need a seperate 802.11b USB wireless adapter.