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Thread: Boxee Coming Soon to iPad
01-07-2011, 03:57 AM #1
Boxee Coming Soon to iPad
Boxee has just announced that it will be releasing a free iPad app by the end of the first quarter of this year. The Boxee app will allow you to stream video directly to your iPad from a variety of sources including your own computer. Boxee is best known for its Mac and PC software that brings video content from all over the internet and delivers it to you in one convenient package.
CEO and co-founder, Avner Ronen writes on the company’s blog, “We have been working the past few months on Boxee for iPad, and while it is not ready to launch we are giving people at the CES Show a sneak peek of the App. It enables you to access videos from your Watch Later list as well as from your Feed (stuff shared from Facebook / Twitter), and staying true to Boxee roots also enables you to stream videos directly to the iPad from your PC/Mac (without requiring you to sync).”
Boxee has also signed an agreement with CBS allowing users to buy full TV show episodes starting later this year. Shows like the New Hawaii Five-O will be available right away, as well as old favorites like MacGyver. By selling TV shows, Boxee and CBS hope to create new sources of revenue for both of the companies.
The VUDU service is also coming soon to a Boxee near you. If you have one of those nifty new 3D TV’s, you’ll be able to stream 3D movies directly to your TV starting later this year.
With much of the focus of this year’s CES on Tablet computers, Apple is clearly leading the way with the iPad. Boxee is great on the Mac and it’s sure to be a hit when it arrives on the iPad in a few months. With so many developers working hard to bring us more video content on the iPad, Hollywood had better start producing more shows for us to watch. A few more seasons of Futurama would be great, especially on the iPad.
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AVkVI-H0N4&feature=player_embedded]YouTube - Preview of Boxee's iPad App[/ame]
Source: 9to5 Mac
01-07-2011, 04:20 AM #2
Sounds good. I like all these media apps on the iPad. Who needs cable?You don't like the iPad because you don't have one!
01-07-2011, 06:37 AM #3
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01-07-2011, 06:58 AM #6
I have boxer for atv and that's all I use. I had dish but since boxee/navi x I have no need for a 120 dish bill. Instead I have a 60 bill that covers my atv, xbox live and laptop needs.
01-07-2011, 08:10 AM #7
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2x 150 Raptors in Raid 0/2 TB Caviar for storage
Denon AVR 590 Reciever
46" Sony KDL-XBR9
01-07-2011, 08:34 AM #8
HOPEFULLY they'll get something going for the ATV2! Then I just might buy one!! (current ATV1 owner)
01-07-2011, 09:35 AM #9
Oooh, at first I thought you meant "Boxxy" not "boxee" and I was going to be like "um is there any reason to get excited over this?" Haha this makes much more sense though, sounds nice but I already have netflix so I don't really need it.Want to drive an idiot insane? Click Here to find out how.
01-07-2011, 11:27 AM #10
What I love most about this is...it's Free99
01-07-2011, 11:44 AM #11
01-07-2011, 01:28 PM #12
too far out...what have they been doing all this time?
01-07-2011, 01:42 PM #13
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01-08-2011, 11:04 AM #16
Air video app already streams media from PC/Mac to iPad or iPhone etc lol
01-08-2011, 01:45 PM #17
Over the Internet or a local wireless network?
01-08-2011, 05:44 PM #18
01-09-2011, 07:55 PM #19
You should be able to install the boxee.ipa from a ipad to a jailbroken ATV2???
01-09-2011, 08:03 PM #20
I do love boxee