Hello, everybody. I am Greg from the Detroit area, and I just got my WDTV last week. Quite simply, I love it. Western Digital is first to market with a HTPC killer, and having bought this thing, I'm really glad that I didn't go through the expense and trouble of putting together a home theatre PC.
I get the impression that I use the device a little bit differently from a lot of folks here, in that I prefer to use a simple flash drive instead of a dedicated USB hard drive to store my files. Anime files-- specifically 720p MKV files-- are my poison. I support the domestic American companies by buying licensed DVDs on these shores, and enjoy the new stuff as it comes off of Japanese TV via the fansubbing groups. Even on a simple budget Olevia 37" TV (which is actually "768p" rather than 720/1080p), files look great. (I'll buy a huge Samsung LED TV when I'm independently wealthy.)
Now that I have this thing, I want Hollywood to catch up and offer us the opportunity to buy DRM-free 720/768/1080p movies and TV shows in high-bitrate MKV format.