Having a dedicated device for handling downloads becomes handy if you have a lot of downloading to do throughout the day. But maintaining a separate computer just for downloading is an overkill. Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices that are capable of downloading are quite expensive as well. Fortunately, we no longer have to look far thanks to the variety of inexpensive, single board computers that are rapidly gaining popularity today. The Raspberry Pi is in the forefront of this arena.
This post describes how to setup an inexpensive download box using a Raspberry Pi.