This is being used by the netbook community w/ success.
I dropped one into my old dell XPS laptop and it works great, but it is limited to only one windoze video player for now.
But now I can run X.264 smoothly on an old underpowered system.
XBMC community is looking at it, too. See http://www.xbmc.org/forum/showthread.php?t=55042
I guess everyone is clamoring for 1080p on their Apple TV. Just wanted to whet your appetites.
BTW: I’ll renew subscription, if you can do this on the cheap ($23 for BCM70012)