Boxee Teams Up with D-Link to Produce the Boxee Box


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Attached here are images of the upcoming Boxee Box set to be released in the second quarter of 2010. The 5-inch wide device will exclusively be manufactured by D-Link (model DSM-380) and offer HDMI (1080p capable), S/PDIF, composite audio out, Ethernet, built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi, RF remote, 2 x USB ports, 1 x SD card slot, and, of course, the latest Boxee Beta software release which was unveiled this evening. Price: around $200. See the attached video below for a demo of the software in action.

boxee box rear view

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Photo Credit: Boxee Blog

New in Boxee Beta:

  • Redesigned UI (now with TiVo-like sound effects)
  • Global Menu – easy access to the software’s main sections
  • Improved Homescreen: 3-columns – Feed, Featured, Queue
  • New TV Show & Movie Library (ties in with Netflix)
  • Queue – save selections for later viewing
  • My Apps – discover, test, and install new apps
  • Improved sharing – update your Facebook and Twitter friends on what you “Loved” viewing + comments
  • 64-bit support for Mac and Ubuntu
  • New, faster underlying graphic library for Windows — switched from OpenGL to DirectX (w/ support for DXVA)

boxee beta homescreen




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