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Boxee Live TV update leaks

Boxee Live TV update leaks

Boxee is apparently readying a Live TV option for its Boxee Box, allowing users to watch free-to-air channels in addition to streaming internet video, though the system is unlikely to be as capable as a PVR. The functionality is previewed in a currently-unreleased Boxee 1.5 upgrade, GigaOM discovered, with the promise of viewer's "favorite broadcast TV stations through Boxee's unique social interface."

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Boxee gets FyreTV app

Boxee gets FyreTV app

The Boxee set top box is a streaming device that is like the innocent cousin to the FyreTV box that is only for porn. If you are the sort that can't bring yourself to have to part with your hard-earned money for a set-top box purely for porn the new FyreTV app for the Boxee system might be just what you need. Apparently, the app will offer access to a huge amount of adult content.

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Boxee Box updates iPad app, adds Spotify worldwide access

Boxee Box updates iPad app, adds Spotify worldwide access

D-Link's Boxee Box has gotten an update to version 1.2 today for its iPad app, adding new playback controls. The set-top box has also recently integrated Spotify and has now updated the service to allow Premium Spotify users to be able to access the service from anywhere in the world. The app was previously only accessible from certain countries.

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Spotify hits Boxee Box

Spotify hits Boxee Box

Spotify has landed on the Boxee Box, offering subcribers to the streaming music service a way to listen to tracks, as well as access playlists and artist information, from their set-top box. The latest in a number of implementations of Spotify in standalone home entertainment systems, the Boxee app also gives access to the What's New section, flagging up the latest content to arrive in the catalog.

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Can Little Companies Still Get Ahead?

Can Little Companies Still Get Ahead?

When we think about the state of home entertainment today, we typically talk about companies like Apple, Microsoft, Netflix, Sony, and others. After all, they’re the firms that are performing so well in the space right now, and they’re the companies that, at least for the time being, will continue to set the benchmark by which all others are judged.

But all that talk of big companies seems to leave out smaller firms that have some unique ideas but don’t seem to be able to get ahead.

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Viewsonic cancels plans for Boxee TV integration

Viewsonic cancels plans for Boxee TV integration

Viewsonic has abandoned plans to integrate Boxee's media software with its HDTVs. The company first announced the partnership back at CES where it showed off a prototype of the Boxee-powered TV. However, something seemed amiss when the company failed to deliver on their promised early Q2 launch date and now it's confirmed that the project has been axed.

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Boxee Box adds MOG music streaming

Boxee Box adds MOG music streaming

Boxee is now adding the MOG music streaming service to their lineup of available apps on its set-top box. The Boxee Box has recently seen the addition of Grooveshark as well as new support for AirPlay along with an iPad app, giving owners many options when it comes to consuming TV, movies, and music.

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Boxee adds Grooveshark streaming music

Boxee adds Grooveshark streaming music

Boxee is on a roll this week, with Tuesday's iPad app launch followed by the addition of Grooveshark streaming music support today. Functioning in a similar manner to Spotify, last.fm and others, Grooveshark has a catalog of tracks to choose from, and which can now be browsed and queued up via the Boxee interface.

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Boxee for iPad released; Boxee Box gets AirPlay support

Boxee for iPad released; Boxee Box gets AirPlay support

Boxee has released Boxee for iPad, allowing users to begin watching content on their Apple tablet then transfer playback to their HTPC Boxee Box midway through, optionally controlling the whole thing from an iPhone-based remote app. The free iPad app [iTunes link] is accompanied by the new Boxee Media Manager, which can be used to stream video to the tablet from your PC or Mac; Boxee Box owners, meanwhile, can stream content in the other direction.

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Boxee Remote DSM-22 by D-Link Officially Announced

Boxee Remote DSM-22 by D-Link Officially Announced

Everyone's favorite path into the internet, the internet that's full of TV shows, movies, music, and photos that is, is getting an officially excellent remote. D-Link is stepping up their game with a Boxee Remote Control for PC and Mac, offering all users the innovation and cool control previously unavailable to anyone without a Boxee Box. This device is a two-sided controller with full QWERTY keypad that will allow you to interact with Boxee software seamlessly, allowing you to use your Mac or PC computer to bring all your favorite media to your TV.

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Boxee to update PC, Mac, Ubuntu software this fall

Boxee to update PC, Mac, Ubuntu software this fall

Boxee has announced that it will be offering an update for computer users this fall with a new version of the downloadable software that has a number of updates. The software update will bring a new browser, improved playback, and a lot of additional content that is on the Boxee Box right now but not offered on the current computer software. The company is also offering details for computer users on why it has taken so long to get an update.

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Boxee Box To Get May Firmware Update With iPad Support

Boxee Box To Get May Firmware Update With iPad Support

Boxee has just confirmed a May update for its Boxee Box that will include support for streaming content to iPads. Firmware updates for the device will follow every three months to bring more bug fixes and new enhancements to the service.

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