07/03/2013, Samsung has now officially confirmed that it has acquired Boxee. Terms of this acquisition have not been revealed.
07/03/2013, Samsung allegedly buys up Boxee for $30 million.
04/09/2013, Boxee has just lifted the curtain on a new offering for a cloud-based DVR, where this rebranded Boxee TV has been given a new moniker, which would be the Boxee Cloud DVR that delivers up to five hours of DVR playback each month when it comes to the new free plan for users of the hardware. If you are one who participated in the paid tier, then unlimited, indefinite storage […]
10/26/2012, Here’s a reason to give your email to those “coming soon” or “beta” webpages: it looks like if you were so excited about Boxee’s upcoming Boxee TV that you gave them your email, and you live in a major market area, you could be receiving a free Boxee TV before they even come out. The Verge is reporting that Boxee is sending out emails promising a free Boxee TV in exchange for […]
10/16/2012, It’s not often that leaked pics of set-top boxes cause the internet to go crazy, but the Boxee TV image leaked earlier this month did exactly that. It seemed like a cord-cutter’s dream: it offered a TV tuner with a coax input, WiFi access to Netflix and other services, and threw a DVR on top of that. Today Boxee’s streamer was officially announced, and it only got better: it starts […]
06/04/2012, Boxee has just launched a new service called Cloudee, a product that will allow its users to share personal videos with their friends and families. Via Boxee’s blog, the company explained the importance of cloud services and the cloud’s major role in the future of television. Cloudee promises to make it easier for users to capture or upload videos they don’t want to share with the world. Beta testers will […]
01/24/2012, Good news for Boxee users today – the company has announced the roll out of the Boxee 1.5 update in addition to the release of Boxee Live TV. First up, the Boxee 1.5 update which was announced last year, will introduce a host of new features to the set top box. Boxee 1.5 will bring a brand new UI, improved search, new library screens with simpler filtering, browser pop-up management, […]
12/27/2011, Boxee announced on its blog today that it will be releasing version 1.5 of its Boxee software very soon. The update will improve the home screen with additional links; give the featured section a face lift, optimized search, made the Menu more accessible, updated the Movies and TV Shows layout, expanded the thumbnails in Watch Later & Friends sections and added filters. The version 1.5 update is now available as […]
11/16/2011, The Boxee live HDTV dongle has landed, and cable companies should take notice: unlike many over-the-air HDTV solutions, the Boxee Live is a complement to the Boxee Box which supplements a vast array of internet-based shows with over-the-air broadcast TV. The logic is simple: according to Boxee, 89 of the 100 top shows are available -for free- over broadcast channels. “The Superbowl, the World Series, the Oscars, the Grammys, presidential […]
10/14/2011, Boxee has launched a Spotify app which is now available in nine countries. As of late, Facebook was getting all the Spotify love, but it’s great to see that Boxee users can stream music directly from Boxee Box (read our review) and on Boxee for PC/Mac/Linux as well. Spotify has started as a European online music company whose goal was to allow free access to music, and enable social music […]
08/30/2011, If you’ve been looking for a new way to get streaming music on your TV through the Boxee Box, you’re in luck. MOG has just announced the availability of the MOG app for Boxee Box users everywhere. For those not in the know, MOG’s highly-acclaimed music streaming service gives users the ability to stream high quality music from the internet. Currently available on mobile devices like the iPhone and Android […]
08/09/2011, Do you love watching videos on your iPad or iPad 2 but get frustrated by the long conversion process or transferring, especially if you constantly update your tablet with new shows? Well, you no longer have to do all that anymore. Boxee has just launched its iPad app that will allow you to stream just about any video format from your computer to your iPad and if you have a Boxee […]
07/06/2011, D-Link has announced their Boxee Remote Control that will offer both PC and Mac owners of Boxee better control. After all, the Boxee Remote Control itself is a sight to behold, coming in a sleek, two-sided design complete with a full QWERTY keypad which ought to make typing a snap, since you’re probably so used to a virtual QWERTY keyboard by now (except for most BlackBerry users, of course). This […]
06/13/2011, Boxee has clearly set its sights on the desktop platform this Monday, where the company has just announced that they will be rolling out a major update for the Mac, Ubuntu Linux, and Windows platforms with new versions of its media front-end application. The new version will offer a remodeled browser as well as content options, while the code will also be more closely in step with the dedicated box […]