Buy Boxee Now on Amazon

Sep 21, 2010 - 3 Comments

buy boxee now You can now pre-order The Boxee Box on Amazon, which instantly turns your TV into a full featured media center. Pre-ordering on Amazon comes at 13% discount from the $229 retail price, at $199.99.

According to Boxee, those who pre-order on Amazon will receive the Boxee Box before it goes on sale elsewhere later in the year.

Boxee Box hardware features

Manufactured by D-Link, The Boxee Box is considered by many to be a more full-featured and open option to the Apple TV, Boxee hardware features:boxee on the tv

  • Full 1080p playback
  • HDMI out
  • 2 USB 2.0 ports
  • SD card slot
  • Ethernet and 802.11n wireless
  • Digital audio & Surround Sound support
  • Intel Atom processor
  • Includes HDMI cable and remote with full QWERTY keyboard
  • Attractive and easy to use Boxee TV interface

Boxee Box feature list

As previously mentioned, Boxee Box is a full featured media center that hooks up to your TV. Here’s the less geeky feature and functionality list from the product page:

  • Enjoy thousands of shows available for free from your favorite networks, ready to watch at any time
  • Check-out free movies from the web & watch new releases in stunning HD from premium movie services
  • Play videos, songs, or pictures from your computer or home network
  • Plays any non-DRM video, music, and photos and media from anywhere on the Internet

Pre-ordering The Boxee Box now on Amazon guarantees that you will be the first to receive the device when it is expected to ship this November.

It’s certainly a hotly anticipated device, despite it only being available for pre-orders since yesterday it has already made it into the top 10 list of best selling electronics on Amazon.

The Boxee Box, new Apple TV, Roku, and others are part of an ongoing TV revolution, which aim to bring the world of online media distribution and consumption to your living room. If you happen to have a Mac Mini, turning it into a media center is also a great option.


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in News


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  1. Fred says:

    And it’ll let you stream/watch HD YouTube videos since the interface is based on Mozilla/Firefox. My WDTV Live HD can’t do that. I will buy it but I guess I have to wait for a while — I’m in Stockholm, Sweden.

  2. inket says:

    Sponsored post or what?

    • Paul says:

      No, not sponsored. We have covered Apple TV and Mac media centers on multiple occasions and Boxee Box looks to be a genuinely worthy competitor in the niche.

      The Boxee software is actually free, you can run it on top of Mac OS X (or Windows and Linux):

      You can also install the Boxee app on top of an Apple TV:

      It is worth checking out even if you have no interest in obtaining the hardware. If a sale of the hardware is made via the Amazon link we do get a small commission through the Amazon partner program.

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