Boxee archive

  • Samsung acquires streaming startup Boxee - to boost smart TVs?
    Televisions

    Samsung acquires streaming startup Boxee - to boost smart TVs?

    By 3 July 2013

    Samsung has allegedly snapped up Boxee, the set-top box maker and streaming video start-up, for $30 million. Israeli news websites The Marker and The Calcalist reported on the acquisition on Wednesday, noting Boxee had headquarters in New York City and...

  • Boxee Box tunes in live HD TV
    Home Cinema

    Boxee Box tunes in live HD TV

    By 24 January 2012

    Just as reports suggested it would when an unreleased build of the Boxee 1.5 software update leaked back in November, live TV has arrived on the Boxee Box courtesy of a USB ATSC tuner. And not just any TV, but TV in glorious High-Definition. Sadly, it's...

  • Boxee Box tuning into live TV
    Home Cinema

    Boxee Box tuning into live TV

    By 9 November 2011

    Boxee Box owners will soon be able to tune into live TV via their funny shaped device. The discovery was made by GigaOm who got its paws on an unreleased build of the Boxee 1.5 software update. The new feature will work in tandem with a USB tuner dongle...

  • Spotify comes to D-Link's Boxee Box
    Home Cinema

    Spotify comes to D-Link's Boxee Box

    By 14 October 2011

    Spotify customers can now access their music on a Boxee Box. Users will need to subscribe to the Premium version of the service, and there is a caveat or two to using the new application, but it expands the media streamer from D-Link's capabilities with...

  • Boxee iPad app finally hits the App Store
    Home Cinema

    Boxee iPad app finally hits the App Store

    By 9 August 2011

    Back in May, Boxee's VP of marketing, Andrew Kippen told Pocket-lint that the web-video specialist was hoping to have its iPad app landing "shortly" and it looks as if he's been true to his word with Boxee for iPad now hitting the App Store. The app has...

  • Boxee Box remote zaps in for PC and Mac
    Home Cinema

    Boxee Box remote zaps in for PC and Mac

    By 7 July 2011

    Boxee PC and Mac fans have kind of been shunted to the shadows in recent times, as the web-media platform focused the majority of its attention on the new Boxee branded hardware such as D-Link's popular Boxee Box. But now those desktop fans can have a...

  • BBC iPlayer app finally arrives for Boxee Box
    Home Cinema

    BBC iPlayer app finally arrives for Boxee Box

    By 8 June 2011

    Big news for Boxee Box users in the UK - a native BBC iPlayer app has finally landed. Previously Boxee Boxers could only access Auntie's goodies through the web browser on their devices and, although this still allowed access to all the programming, it...

  • Boxee Box software 1.1 sound fix coming soon
    Home Cinema

    Boxee Box software 1.1 sound fix coming soon

    By 16 May 2011

    If you've updated to Boxee Box software 1.1 and been royally cheesed off that your speaker system no longer relays any audio from your web-TV device, then we have good news - for Boxee's VP of marketing, Andrew Kippen has told Pocket-lint that a fix is...

  • Boxee iPad app coming soon - complete with Boxee Box streaming
    Home Cinema

    Boxee iPad app coming soon - complete with Boxee Box streaming

    By 13 May 2011

    Disappointed that the Boxee Box 1.1 software landed without even a mention of the previously teased iPad functionality? Well so was we at Pocket-lint towers, so we got on the phone to Boxee's VP of marketing, Andrew Kippen, to see what the deal was. And...

  • Boxee iPad app will stream to your PC or Mac
    Home Cinema

    Boxee iPad app will stream to your PC or Mac

    By 24 March 2011

    On Tuesday, we posted a story about a new Boxee iPad app and how it could offer Apple AirPlay streaming to the Boxee Box. Well, VP of Marketing for Boxee, Andrew Kippen, has got in touch with us to clarify a few details and there's quite an exciting revelation....

  • Boxee Box all set for Apple AirPlay video streaming
    Home Cinema

    Boxee Box all set for Apple AirPlay video streaming

    By 22 March 2011

    Boxee Box owners prepare to be excited. Boxee Box owners who also own an iPad prepare to be double excited - VP of Marketing for Boxee, Andrew Kippen, has confirmed that new software is coming to the D-Link box and that a new iPad app will be able to...

  • Boxee for iPad app hands-on
    Home Cinema

    Boxee for iPad app hands-on

    By 7 January 2011

    Boxee is working on an iPad app to enhance the current remote app experience and make the iPad more of a companion to your TV viewing; fortunately Boxee has given Pocket-lint a walk-through of the new features we can expect to see when the app goes live. ...

  • Boxee in a different box with Iomega TV
    Home Cinema

    Boxee in a different box with Iomega TV

    By 4 January 2011

    Boxee has announced its second hardware partner - adding storage specialist Iomega to its current partnership with D-Link. Just like the D-Link Boxee Box, Iomega TV offers up a Linux-based operating system, with the Boxee media centre software fully loaded....

  • KinEmote: The Kinect powered Boxee remote
    Gaming

    KinEmote: The Kinect powered Boxee remote

    By 24 December 2010

    The Kinect has been hacked yet again, this time by coders keen to get it running on their Boxee software. The motion controlled accessory for the Xbox 360 has been turned into a controller for the media software, allowing its user to scroll through the...

  • Boxee Box fires in 3D firmware update
    Home Cinema

    Boxee Box fires in 3D firmware update

    By 14 December 2010

    If you haven't got a Boxee Box at the top of your list to Father Christmas (that's Santa for our US readers) then it can mean only one of two things; 1. You are a fool, or 2. You've already got one. If you fall into group 2, then congratulations - you...

  • Boxee Box bashes out first firmware update
    Home Cinema

    Boxee Box bashes out first firmware update

    By 26 November 2010

    We at Pocket-lint are big fans of the Boxee Box, just take a look at our comprehensive review - we don't hand out the Hot Product stamp willy-nilly. But the box is a tad buggy, as most new devices tend to be. Luckily though, the chaps at Boxee are aware...

  • Boxee Box review
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    Boxee Box review

    By 22 November 2010

    We’ve been tracking the Boxee Box by D-Link since its first appearance at CES 2010 in Las Vegas. Now 11 months on, the Boxee Box, a media streamer to take on the likes of Apple TV, Roku, and Google TV, is here and ready to plug into your TV. But is...

  • Boxee ditches Tegra for Atom - pre-order opens in US and UK
    Home Cinema

    Boxee ditches Tegra for Atom - pre-order opens in US and UK

    By 13 September 2010

    Boxee has moved across to an Intel Atom CE4100 processor from an Nvidia Tegra 2 chip for higher bitrates during 1080p playback. And with its launch slated for November, parent company D-Link is about to start accepting pre-orders through Amazon.com in...

  • VIDEO: Boxee unboxed by Boxee
    Home Cinema

    VIDEO: Boxee unboxed by Boxee

    By 17 July 2010

    The Boxee Box, which got a full unveiling at this year's CES and due sometime in the next couple of months has landed at the Boxee offices. "The first Box arrived from the @Boxee Factory. Here's a video: http://bit.ly/aalu5L" the company announced on...

  • Boxee returns to Apple TV
    Home Cinema

    Boxee returns to Apple TV

    By 25 February 2010

    Boxee has returned to Apple TV claims boxee on its company blog after being ejected in the latest software update. Those who decide to dabble in the darker side of hacking their Apple TV can pwn your AppleTV following these "super simple instructions,"...

  • Boxee adds friend-sourced web content
    Online

    Boxee adds friend-sourced web content

    By 23 February 2010

    How do you keep up with the endless barrage of funny videos, pictures and links on Twitter and Facebook? Do you click them all to the detriment of your productivity? Do you ignore everything entirely? Media centre software Boxee is getting an app called...

  • Boxee plans micropayments platform
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    Boxee plans micropayments platform

    By 22 January 2010

    Boxee has announced that from summer 2010, it'll be introducing a payments platform for content. Boxee reckons that introducing the option for publishers to charge for content will make the service more appealing to bigger studios who aren't prepared...

  • What CES 2010 did for...home cinema
    Home Cinema

    What CES 2010 did for...home cinema

    By 11 January 2010

    CES isn't CES unless you find yourself standing in front of the world's biggest TV. Fortunately, Panasonic provided the honours this year with a 152-inch 3D plasma display - probably one for the kitchen counter. Thankfully, it was only LG who decided...

  • Boxee Box from D-Link
    Home Cinema

    Boxee Box from D-Link

    By 7 January 2010

    The Boxee Box has got a full unveiling at this year's CES and we were on hand to grab images of the new set-up. The set top box unit works with the popular Boxee desktop software, the Boxee Box brings a huge library of web vids, access to music sites...

  • Boxee Box from D-Link hits the stage at CES
    Home Cinema

    Boxee Box from D-Link hits the stage at CES

    By 6 January 2010

    D-Link has brought free entertainment to HDTVs everywhere today with the launch of the Boxee Box at CES 2010. Designed as a hardware, set top box unit to work with the already popular Boxee desktop software, the Boxee Box brings a huge library of web...