D-Link Ships Boxee Box

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released Thursday the long-delayed Boxee Box in time for the holiday selling season.

The Boxee Box from D-Link carries a $199 street retail and is available from


. Right out of the Boxee Box are a slew of entertainment options, although the previously announced Netflix streaming and Hulu Plus applications will be added soon as an update.

At launch the box will offer users the ability to view movies from Vudu, OpenFilm and IndieMoviesOnline, among others.

The box is also designed to link with networked PCs in the house to stream personal content, and is compatible with a wide variety of file formats for audio and video.

The Boxee Box also features a full web browser and includes integrated search functions to scan content available both from Boxee service partners and HTML 5-based websites on the Internet.

The Boxee Box is powered by Intel's 1.2GHz Atom processor, and includes integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi access and support for HD video streaming, including full 1080p with 5.1- and/or 7.1-channel audio.


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