Rumor: Google's Set Top Box Won't Replace Your Current One, But…

Google's upcoming set top box won't replace what you've already got, VideoNuze has reportedly been told by sources. Instead, it'll daisy-chain between the boxes and the TV via HDMI, bringing the best of the web to your TV. » 3/26/10 7:32am 3/26/10 7:32am

Sneaky Unconfirmed Dealzmodo: Free Verizon FiOS Set-Top Box for Whiny…

We've got a Verizon tipster who let us know that starting today, Verizon is offering one free high-def or standard-def set-top box to new customers—but it's all unofficial, see? All you have to do is sign up for one of Verizon's 12-month commitments and kvetch and moan about the monthly set-top box's pricing being too… » 11/22/08 12:45pm 11/22/08 12:45pm

Neuros Releases the Link, an Open Source, Web-Savvy Set-Top Box

Neuros, who built their reputation with weird, chunky (but wonderful) modular MP3 players, has long since moved exclusively to the home entertainment field. Their latest attempt at eroding the Apple TV's market share is the Link, a set-top streaming box that will pull video from a wide range of online TV sources —… » 11/20/08 5:07am 11/20/08 5:07am

Vudu Update Brings 80 More HD Movie Titles, Other Goodies

The Vudu software has just been updated to version 1.2, and with it comes 80 new HD titles for rent. The new additions will be in the price range of $3.99 - $5.99, but the upgrade will also bring added functionality, including instant HD, (an indicator that alerts the user broadband speeds are high enough for HD… » 2/01/08 3:35am 2/01/08 3:35am

Netflix Box Coming Soon (??)

Hear that? That's Blockbuster soiling itself. Netflix is hard at work on a downloadable movie set-top box that will allows users to download and watch movies without DVDs. Like the standard Netflix service, you will pay a flat fee to watch a certain number of movies per period. Add a new movie to your queue and the… » 6/20/06 11:53am 6/20/06 11:53am