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

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  • D-Link Boxee Box
    4/5
    $299.00 (When Rated) via Amazon.com Marketplace
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    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.

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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: $299.00 via Amazon.com Marketplace
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Amazon Shop buttons are programmatically attached to all reviews, regardless of products' final review scores. Our parent company, IDG, receives advertisement revenue for shopping activity generated by the links. Because the buttons are attached programmatically, they should not be interpreted as editorial endorsements.

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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