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Boxee LiveTV Dongle now shipping

Boxee Live TV

Boxee has launched the Boxee Live TV dongle and started shipping the device on Tuesday. The Live TV dongle will allow for ATSC over the air channels through the Boxee Box by simply connecting the tuner into one of the available USB ports on the Boxee Box. Now for those of you that do not know what over the air …

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Boxee Box updates Browser and adds Movie Trailers with firmware update 1.1

Boxee Box

Posted by Jamie Forestell Boxee Box by D-link has updated the firmware to version 1.1 with a bunch of upgrades and improvements.   The first update was to the Browser. The browser fully supports HTML5 content, Favorites (Bookmarks & History),  and also adds an OSD (On Screen Display) to let you see what is going on in the background. Next, Boxee …

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Netflix has finally arrived on Boxee Box

Boxee Box

Boxee Box has been promising North America the ability to stream Netflix on the new set top media streamer by D-Link. We just got word today that the latest update now available does in fact have Netflix.  The single biggest complaint about the Boxee Box, released in September of 2010, was that Netflix was supposed to be available on launch …

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Netflix Canada still lacking content [Netflix vs Blockbuster]

Netflix vs Blockbuster, by Jamie Forestell In September of 2010, Netflix launched their digital streaming service in Canada. While this was a big step forward, I am still asking myself if $7.99 per month is justified. With the thought of $7.99 being roughly the cost of one movie at Blockbuster or Rogers Video, it would seem like a great idea. …

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How to access Vudu and Pandora on Boxee Box in Canada

BoxeeBox is a great media streaming device which allows both access to your own files, and also to streaming content from the internet. Vudu was just added to the Boxee with the newest firmware update, and is available only to the USA. Pandora is another application which offers music streaming to the USA only. If you are interested in accessing …

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Boxee Box firmware update still has no Netflix.

Boxee by D-Link shipped back in November claiming Netflix support. Here we are in January, 3 firmware updates later, and still no netflix support. Another partner, Vudu, was also promised and users in the USA can finally have Vudu with the latest firmware. Yes, Canadians, yet another site that is blocking us. Despite the Dlink Canadian site, showing Vudu in the …

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LookeeTV – Yay or Nay? [UPDATED]

This year was great for new tech gadgets at CES 2011 held in Las Vegas.  Many new ideas were put to use and hopefully in 2011, a few of them will make it to market.  A company Best Supplier, based out of Burnaby BC, has introduced a rather unique product(s) and will be on the market in 2011. The company …

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Boxee Box Quick Review

I walked into my local Best Buy, asked if they had any stock of the new Boxee Box, and it took them a few minutes to realize what i was looking for.  Then it took another 5 minutes for them to locate the Boxee Box in the store. Quite a different experience then when I got my 2nd gen Apple …

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