The New York Times has confirmed that Samsung has acquired streaming TV company Boxee. It's not a monumental deal, but if anything the purchase will probably help Samsung slightly improve its connected TV interface. » 7/03/13 1:05pm 7/03/13 1:05pm

Boxee Wants To Be Inside Your TV

Up'n'coming streaming box company Boxee isn't content sitting next to your TV. Instead, it's firing up an initiative to get inside your TV by offering an embeddable option to manufacturers. » 1/08/13 4:22am 1/08/13 4:22am

Walmart Puts Its Boxee Where Its Mouth Is

Streaming boxes are the future of television; there's no point arguing it. The question is, who's going to own it? Until now it's largely been a two-horse race between Apple TV and Roku. But with Walmart throwing its retail weight behind the scrappy little Boxee TV, this rumble just got a lot more interesting. » 10/31/12 9:12am 10/31/12 9:12am

Boxee TV: This Media Streamer Is Now a Cloud DVR

Boxee's origins were humble: once a free-to-download media center app for computers and Apple TVs, the software evolved into a full-blown media streaming box for home theaters, and a powerful one at that (if ultimately flawed). But it was still sequestered from the main TV experience. With Boxee TV, we get one step… » 10/16/12 10:00am 10/16/12 10:00am

The New Boxee TV Might Be the Set Top Box We've Been Waiting For: Live…

We've been waiting for a set top box that could shake up the current craptastic boxes we get from our cable companies and/or do more than some of the neutered offerings available and Boxee may have figured it out. Or at least done something different than throw out the same black square puck as everybody else. This… » 10/08/12 11:20pm 10/08/12 11:20pm

Apple TV or Roku: Which Media Streamer Do You Use?

We know News Corp is sinking a whole bunch of money into Roku, thus upping the stakes of the streaming media box war that's brewing amongst companies such as Apple, Boxee, Western Digital, Microsoft and Sony. While all the boxes are similar, each has its own strengths and weaknesses, . Which one do you use? Which one… » 7/27/12 3:30pm 7/27/12 3:30pm

Cloudee: Boxee Wants To Be the Instagram of Video

Given its start as a little open source project, Boxee has done very well for itself as a hub for streaming video. Now they want to give users a place to create and share their own video, like Instagram does for photos. But can Cloudee topple Viddy and SocialCam, the early entrants in the video sharing space? » 6/04/12 11:17am 6/04/12 11:17am

Boxee's New Live TV Dongle Gives You Another Reason to Ditch Cable

Boxee just announced a new dongle that'll let Boxee users watch Live TV on their Boxee Box. Sounds cool! Well, sort of. Boxee's Live TV only supports local networks and costs 50 bucks but it will route everything you watch through Boxee's sweet interface. » 11/16/11 10:35am 11/16/11 10:35am

Boxee Adds X-Rated Channels with FyreTV

FyreTV, an Internet porn provider, has inked an agreement with Boxee to offer 15,000 movies from over 100 studios on the streaming settop box. The service will cost $10/month—well worth the price if you weren't aware of the whole Internet full of free porn. GigaOm has more details. » 11/01/11 4:40am 11/01/11 4:40am

MOG Now Available on Boxee

In addition to iOS, Android, Roku, and a variety of TVs, MOG's unlimited music streaming service is now available on Boxee. The app itself is free, but the same $10/month subscription fee applies. [MOG] » 8/30/11 12:58pm 8/30/11 12:58pm

The Boxee Remote Now Works For Your Home Computer

For those of you who like Boxee but couldn't be bothered getting the Box for your home theater setup, D-Link is now offering you the remote that came with it for your Mac or PC. Just to show they care. » 7/06/11 12:21pm 7/06/11 12:21pm

How Many Apps Is Too Many Apps?

Looking back on it now, the first time I truly felt the need for a note-taking app was when I started researching note-taking apps. I was just looking for a simple tool to save ideas about upcoming articles or jot down an occasional to-do list. » 4/06/11 1:30pm 4/06/11 1:30pm

Boxee's Streamer Finally Gets Netflix

The Boxee box was a pretty decent streamer, but a big hole was its inability to stream Netflix—something pretty much every other electronic device can do. Now it can. [Boxee] » 2/14/11 2:36pm 2/14/11 2:36pm

"Experiment In Cord Cutting" Shows Good Enough Is Perfect for Most

"I feel really good about Comcast" is not something Roku, Boxee or Google execs would want said by people who've tried out their connected TV products. Nevertheless this past Friday there were five Boston-based families doing just that. » 1/30/11 12:00pm 1/30/11 12:00pm

Vudu HD Streaming Is Live on Boxee Boxes

A new update just brought Vudu's collection of HD streaming movies—some 4000 of them in all—to Boxee Boxes. More movies! Never a bad thing. These ones arrive in 1080p with Dolby Digital surround sound, and they'll cost Boxee owners $6 a pop for two night rentals (or $2 for regular old SD movies). The Boxee team says… » 1/19/11 4:19pm 1/19/11 4:19pm

Boxee Box: Now With Less Bugs Thanks to Firmware Update Magic!

As Jason noted in his review, the Boxee Box was a really good local media streamer, but the software was also pretty damn buggy. Well hopefully that will change for the better now that Boxee has issued their first firmware update. Not only does it offer 30 bug fixes, it adds improvements to navigational and sorting… » 12/13/10 7:56pm 12/13/10 7:56pm

Boxee Review: Good At One Thing, Bad At Everything Else

Theoretically, Boxee is like a cheaper Google TV that can play back every file type imaginable, as well as stream internet videos through its browser + Flash player setup. In reality, it only does one of those things well. » 11/24/10 1:20pm 11/24/10 1:20pm

Hulu Plus for Boxee Will Be Announced Later Today

Boxee is definitely getting Hulu Plus—under the condition Boxee removes all links to Hulu's free streaming service. Boxee's CEO is expected to confirm it later today, but until then that's making the new Box look even costlier. [AllThingsD] » 11/11/10 10:19am 11/11/10 10:19am

Boxee Box is "More Solid" Than Logitech's Google TV Box and "Rivals"…

So it's shipping, and will support Netflix and Hulu Plus before the end of the year, but what's actually inside D-Link's Boxee Box? iFixit found "build quality that rivals Apple's [TV]," and "is much more solid than the Logitech Revue." » 11/11/10 5:15am 11/11/10 5:15am

Boxee Box Is Finally Shipping, Will Get Netflix And Hulu Plus Support…

As promised, the D-Link Boxee Box is finally shipping! And that's not all the good news its makers have for us today: » 11/10/10 8:52pm 11/10/10 8:52pm