[credit provider=”Boxee”] Boxee will launch its new $99 TV in Walmart stores and online starting today.The new Boxee TV builds on the last generation, adding a DVR in the cloud service that lets you record live TV on Boxee’s servers for $15 per month. But early adopters will get three […]
[credit provider=”Boxee”] Boxee announced today a new $99 streaming media player called Boxee TV that lets you record an unlimited shows to a virtual DVR for $15 per month.On paper, the Boxee TV, which replaces the old Boxee Box, seems impressive.
[credit provider=”Steve Kovach, Business Insider”] You now have a ton of choices to watch streaming content from the web on your big screen TV. There are almost a dozen set top boxes like the apple TV out there, and several more so-called “Smart TVs” with streaming services built in.
[credit provider=”Screenshot”] I’ve had an Apple TV for more than a year now. Until recently, it was mostly just a Netflix machine, a way for me to stream old episodes of “Mad Men” or “Breaking Bad.”
[credit provider=”Steve Kovach, The Business Insider”] Boxee, the company that provides streaming video services for PCs and connected TV boxes, may have only sold 200,000 Boxee Boxes so far.This is according to a tweet sent by the company’s official Twitter account. It was first picked up by GigaOm.
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[credit provider=”ZatsNotFunny.com”] Google TV customers seem to have one main complaint: too much content they want is not available.This shows how important it is for Google to keep working with content providers to try and make premium shows available. It also suggests why Google was reportedly so interested in buying […]
[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/hjl/52177618/”] There’s a complicated debate going on between Boxee and other TV tuner businesses and the cable companies over how available the FCC should make basic cable.As it stands, cable subscribers don’t need a cable box for basic cable — they can get it straight through the wall. […]
[credit provider=”Steve Kovach, Business Insider”] Every year it feels like we hear the same story: This is when we’ll finally be able to break away from cable or satellite companies and stream all the shows we want to watch when we want to watch them over the web instead.Every year […]
[credit provider=”Boxee”] Boxee’s big update that allows you to pull in live HD TV over the air will begin rolling out today, the company just announced.That means you’ll be able to get live network TV like NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, PBS, etc. along with streaming content from Netflix, Vudu, Pandora, […]
I’m a strong advocate of so-called cord cutting. You know, cancelling your cable TV service and streaming or downloading all your shows to a connected TV device, PC, or tablet instead.
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[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/popculturegeek/5831103912/”] Two bits of news came out yesterday that illustrate how far ahead Microsoft is in the battle for the living room.First, Microsoft announced it had sold 1.7 million Xboxes in November. That includes 1 million in the week of Thanksgiving.
[credit provider=”Boxee”] Boxee officially announced today that live TV is coming to the Boxee Box, thanks to a new HD tuner dongle that will plug into the back of the device.The dongle costs $49, and connects to your Boxee via the USB port. It’ll be available in January 2012.
[credit provider=”GigaOm” url=”http://gigaom.com/video/boxee-live-tv-dongle/”] The next update to Boxee Box will let users watch live network TV, according to a leaked software update obtained by GigaOm.Boxee version 1.5 will allow you to connect a TV tuner to your Boxee Box so you can pull in live TV from the airwaves.
[credit provider=”nan palmero” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nanpalmero/4278435239/”] If you like your filmed entertainment to be a little more adult, movie distributor FyreTV is swinging to the rescue by bringing 15,000 porno flicks to the Boxee, reports GigaOm.FyreTV is joining a few other adult content distributors already on Boxee. The company has an entire […]