The new streaming media player that offering a cloud-based DVR service for subscriber, the Boxee TV is now available as a set-to-box at Walmart. Boxee’s own official website is also offers the DVR streaming box exclusively.
The Boxee TV retails for $99, comes with a HD antenna that will let you access terrestrial TV broadcasts and Cable TV services, Boxee TV will also offers access to streaminf services like Netflix and Vuze for your holidays.
The $99 Boxee TV will be Walmrt exclusive at retail, with an expected three months period to try it out the “No Limits DVR” for free, in addition to that a discounted service rate for $9.99 (generally costs $15) for life, and three months of direct Netflix access and a $5.99 Vudu credit. Buyers can still expect free DVR trails after holidays. Unfortunately, we got no other details whta is in store currently.
$14.99 per month will get you a no limit DVR service on the Boxee TV that will allow you to record unlimited TV shows and them store them in the cloud, you will then be able to access these TV shows from multiple devices like tablets and smartphones. Enjoy!
The list of supported webapps has also grown, with Spotify, MLB, TED, Wall Street Journal, Accuweather and Boxee’s own Cloudee joining the previously announced Netflix, Vudu, YouTube, Pandora and Vimeo on day one. Finally, the HTML5 app that serves as a guide and second screen remote control.
But, the bad news is that due to a lack of updates from Intel, it will not be able to upgrade the Netflix app for access outside the US and Canada, and agreements with premium content providers prevent opening it up for root access. The XBMC spinoff with a focus on support for locally stored and streaming video, then moving to a set-top box, offering OTA live TV viewing, the project has been evolved, and now its latest revamped design that shaped box built for OTA and ClearQAM channel viewing with a possibility of easier cable access in the future.
Especially for the potential buyers in the New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Washington DC where they can access the Cloud DVR, can have a look at the galleries or hit the link below to try out Boxee TV future viewing. (via Engadget)