The Nexus Player will suggest things for you to watch so that you don't have to constantly search for things to watch. If you're a fan of google cast then you will be happy to know that this product will support that. Since it's a google device you will be able to start watching something on your Nexus Player and continue watching on your tablet.
The Nexus Player is powered by a 1.8 GHz quad core Intel Atom with 1 GB RAM and 8GB of storage. The built-in wireless is 802.11ac 2x2 and bluetooth 4.1. You will be able to stream content from all the big players like netflix, hulu plus, youtube, crackle etc.