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Boxee Box gets first firmware update

Boxee Box gets first firmware update

Boxee has pushed out the first firmware update for the Boxee Box by D-Link, v1.0.1.16319. The full changelist is after the cut, but highlights include the addition of .mkv with header compression support together with WiFi fixes, networking sharing fixes and smoother Blu-ray content playback. Although the Boxee Box automatically checks for updates daily, it's also possible to prompt an update via the settings menu.

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Boxee Box by D-Link ships Nov 10; general sales Nov 17

Boxee Box by D-Link ships Nov 10; general sales Nov 17

Boxee finally have an official release date for their Boxee Box by D-Link, with the media streaming cube shipping on November 10, 2010 to customers who pre-order it through Amazon in the US or Best Buy and Future Shop in Canada, and then November 17 through D-Link's normal distributors.  Street price is estimated at $199 (the MRSP is $229) and the Boxee Box supports Full HD 1080p and 5.1 surround sound.

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Boxee Box Lands in the FCC, Poses for Pictures

Boxee Box Lands in the FCC, Poses for Pictures

If you're still interested in getting your hands on the Boxee Box, its presence at the FCC, and the fact it went up for pre-order last week, should tell you that its retail release is getting closer and closer. The Box has landed in the FCC and begun its inspection process. In that process, the FCC set the box up in all sorts of poses, taking snapshots along the way of both the interior and exterior.

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Boxee Box gets Intel CE4100 as Tegra 2 dumped; $199 preorders today

Boxee Box gets Intel CE4100 as Tegra 2 dumped; $199 preorders today

Bad news for NVIDIA, whose Tegra 2 chipset has been dropped by D-Link and Boxee for the upcoming Boxee Box by D-Link.  According to Boxee's Avner Ronen, despite NVIDIA's hype the Tegra 2 chipset couldn't cope with H.264 HD video as it was able to with high-profile VC-1, and as such they replaced it with Intel's Atom CE4100.  Boxee has partnered with Amazon and Best Buy to kick off preorders of the now $229 Boxee Box later on today.

Update: Boxee has been in touch to let us know that, while the MRSP of the Boxee Box will be $229, it'll be up for preorder - and have a street price - of $199.

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Boxee Box to Feature Webkit Browser, Push HTML5

Boxee Box to Feature Webkit Browser, Push HTML5

It's been a long time since we heard anything about the D-Link built Boxee Box, but we're willing to say that it was worth the wait to hear good news such as this. The Box is still primed to launch some time in November, for the same price of $199. The change comes more in the software: the new Box will feature a Webkit Browser, and thanks to some choice words from Rob Spectre, it looks like they're going to make a hard push for HTML5.

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