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Move over BoxeeBox, here comes PopBox!

DeviceGuru (1136715) writes | more than 4 years ago

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DeviceGuru (1136715) writes "Following closely on the heels of the December announcement of D-Link's BoxeeBox, Syabas Technology today said it will ship the PopBox, a $129 Internet-based A/V streaming set-top box (STB) in March. Both new gadgets have the potential to give Roku's popular STB a run for its money. All three boxes can deliver range of Internet-based A/V streaming and social networking services to consumers' TVs. Like Roku's digital video player STB, the PopBox will include Netflix on-demand video streaming when it first ships. D-Link, meanwhile, is rumored to be scrambling to add Netflix streaming support to its BoxeeBox device as well, prior to inaugural shipments of that device. All three run embedded Linux OSes, and all are expected to sell for less than $200. Looks like 2010 is shaping up to be a watershed year for low-cost Internet-streaming STBs!"
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too early after a long weekend. (1)

Missing_dc (1074809) | more than 4 years ago | (#30639052)

pretty sad that my reaction to the headline was "Damn, that girl from 4chan got her own linux distro? Talk about a meme out of control!"

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