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

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At a Glance

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.

Price when rated: $199
Lowest price: $174.00 via Newegg.com

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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