Review: Boxee Box by D-Link offers media streaming with style

At a Glance
  • D-Link Boxee Box

    TechHive 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.

At a Glance
  • TechHive 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. Read the full review

    MSRP: $199

    Pros

    • Stylish set-top box with lots of free and paid Web and local network content
    • Simple, handsome user interface
    • 1080p support
    • Cool two-sided remote with QWERTY keyboard

    Cons

    • Lack of mouse makes conventional browsing awkward
    • Hollywood blocks most major network content
    • 1080p video streaming froze at times and requires lot of bandwidth
    • Documentation could be better

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