so far it's pretty slick, except the kodi OS that came preloaded on the SD card doesn't want to install on the pi. i haven't had time to troubleshoot. I guess i was hoping for out-of-the-box compatibility, but it seems that i am being forced to learn more about computers. curse you, educational computing tool! they made you too effective!! i was happy in my ignorance, and now look what you've done!