D-Link and Boxee unveil Boxee Box
The Boxee Box connects to your TV using an HDMI port, and offers optical digital and composite analog audio for sending audio to a stereo receiver or other device. The back also has two USB 2.0 ports, an SD card slot, and an Ethernet port (it also has built-in 802.11n wireless networking).
D-Link says that it hasn’t determined a price yet, but that the Boxee Box should be available in the first half of 2010.
D-Link Boxee BoxMacworld Rating
The stylish Boxee Box by D-Link does a great job of making video from diverse sources accessible, and will be even greater when bugs are fixed and new content deals signed.
- Stylish set-top box delivers a huge selection of free and paid Web and network content
- Simple, handsome user interface; cool two-sided remote with QWERTY keyboard
- Integrated browser can't deliver desktop experience; somewhat buggy and crash-prone at launch
- Premium services not available at launch; some sites are blocking video content