Hey, remember Boxee? Sure you do. As I wrote back in January of last year, it "might just be the cheap (finally!) alternative to your normal cable television package." It planned on doing as much by utilizing these four things: Social channel listings. Sharing. Channel editing. And an all-in-one interface. It was unveiled in November 2011, shipped in January of 2012 and ...
... now it's dead. Or, well, at least it's dead as we knew it. From Janko Roettgers at GigaOm ...
"Boxee ... read more
"Tap water is free, yet Americans spend billions of dollars every year for the convenience of drinking the same thing out of bottles. The founders of a new digital video service are betting the same logic can be applied to another free commodity: broadcast TV."
I could have tried to come up with a better lead, but really, it wasn't going to happen. Plus, I thought that was pretty solid, right? Right.
That top paragraph comes from Jeff Bercovivi, a writer at Forbes, who took to the Interwebs ... read more
Boxee Live TV. What in the name of Dr. Gregory House is that?
Well, the short answer is that it might just be the cheap (finally!) alternative to your normal cable television package. The long answer? Take it from the product's blog ...
Way better than just plugging the included antenna into the back of your TV, Boxee Live TV kicks it up a notch with:
Social Channel Listings – We’ll show you what’s on, what your friends are watching, and how many people total are watching a ... read more