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D-Link Boxee Box coming in November

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 12 Jun 2010 19:11 User comments (4)

D-Link Boxee Box coming in November Boxee has announced that the D-Link Boxee Box will hit North America in November, finally putting a set timetable down on the much-anticipated set-top box.
Initially, the company had hoped to release the box by June, but production delays set shipments back.

The goal of the Boxee Box is to give users a way to play 1080p HD videos from the Web or their local network while using hardware acceleration.

Additionally, the box will "provide a TV browser experience that can handle almost everything you throw at it, including Flash 10.1."

Boxee also wants the box to be affordable and "not feel obsolete 12 months after you buy it."

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4 user comments

113.6.2010 11:37

Hell, I just like the fact that you can use HDMI on this. May not be a wow factor to some but it is to me, considering that my laptop only has VGA port on it. Bummer.

217.6.2010 15:59

I wonder how long it'll take to be hacked to run XBMC?

317.6.2010 20:33

@gehx it will have the ability to run XBMC by default. They are paying homage to there roots (Boxee is a downstream port of XBMC :))

I'm really looking forward to this box. The software is awesome and this box will be rad as. Although november is fricken ages away!

418.6.2010 9:00

Originally posted by JenniferWeb:
Those boxes are quite expensive. No thanks. Anyway, this is nothing new. I got a program from seetvpc.com, then connected my laptop to my TV with a S-cable. I don't have Cable TV because of this.
Yeah but the S-Video cable is video only, no sound or HD.

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