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  • Boxee Brings The SOPA Protests To Living Rooms

    Boxee Brings The SOPA Protests To Living Rooms

    SOPA protests are everywhere today. The Internet is collectively up in arms about the proposed legislation. Major sites are shut down, banners are everywhere, but that’s online. Boxee is taking the fight to living rooms. Turn on a Boxee Box today and you’ll be greeted with three large black boxes that clearly state STOP SOPA. There’s no way to miss them. Featured videos… Read More

  • Boxee Box Gets Ready To Do It Live: USB TV Tuner/Antenna Coming In January

    Boxee Box Gets Ready To Do It Live: USB TV Tuner/Antenna Coming In January

    Many people think of television antennas as relics of the past: bunny ears and ugly wires, black and white, and fuzzy snow pictures. So, instead, we’re happy to plop down upwards of $50 (or $85, or $100) a month to get cable, which comes loaded with HD content and (sometimes) high quality programming. Turns out, TV antennas are a lot more useful than most people think: most of the… Read More

  • TechCrunch TV Launches On Your TV

    TechCrunch TV Launches On Your TV

    TechCrunch TV is now really TechCrunch TV. When TCTV launched last year, the focus was on viewing our videos on the computer. Not on TV. Ok, we called it “TechCrunch TV” because it sounded a lot better than “TechCrunch Video”. But today, we are launching on the AOL HD platform and you can find us on your connected TV set. Our videos are live on Roku, Boxee, Divx… Read More

  • At Long Last: Spotify App Now Available On Boxee

    At Long Last: Spotify App Now Available On Boxee

    Boxee Box owners who are also paying Spotify users, rejoice, for the two have been combined into one sweet music streaming app. Boxee users with a Spotify Premium subscribers ($9.99 per month) can now enjoy on-demand access to Spotify’s millions of available tracks directly on their TV. Read More

  • Grooveshark Now Found Lurking In Boxee Waters

    Grooveshark Now Found Lurking In Boxee Waters

    Grooveshark is now singing and swaying with Boxee as the music streaming service just hit the platform. The somewhat-underground music service streams lands on Boxee in a slightly different form than its online counterpart. The service not only looks different, but costs $9 a month after a free trial. Ouch. Grooveshark likely wants a slice of that sweet revunue pie Spotify is currently enjoying. Read More

  • Boxee Outs The Boxee Box 1.1 Firmware, Revamped Browser And New On-Screen Controls Highlight The Update

    Boxee Box owners rejoice! It’s new firmware time! Boxee previously committed to a three month update cycle, which meant the next firmware was coming out sometime this month. Boxee just so happened to announce it this morning and it brings a world of changes to the little streamer including 16 new languages supported out of the box. There’s so much more, though, too. The browser… Read More

  • Boxee Outlines The Upcoming Boxee Box Firmware Changes

    Talk about timely. Boxee’s Avner Ronen just posted the worklist for the next Boxee Box firmware, which is schuduled to drop in May. Among other fixes the browser is getting a major update that seems to address many of my concerns. Also, Boxee Box support for the iPad app is coming. May can’t get here soon enough. Read More

  • The 4 Boxee Box Issues That Must Be Addressed ASAP

    I’ve thrown big props towards the Boxee Box lately calling it the best media streamer for cutting the cord. It’s a solid device that provides a memorable user experience. That’s rare these days but the Boxee Box nails it, which is why I give it so much credit. But it’s not perfect. I seriously believe that the pros greatly outweigh the cons. Still, there’s room… Read More

  • Boxee Raises $16.5 Million For Its Vision For The "Future Of TV"

    Boxee has announced on its blog that it has raised $16.5 million in third-round funding. This brings the total of capital raised by the company to $26.5 million. The investment comes from new investors Pitango and Softbank, with participation from prior backers General Catalyst, Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures. Read More

  • Boxee Raises $16.5 Million For Its Vision For The "Future Of TV"

    Boxee has announced on its blog that it has raised $16.5 million in third-round funding. This brings the total capital raised by the company to $26.5 million. The investment comes from new investors Pitango and Softbank, with participation from prior backers General Catalyst, Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures. Read More

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