posted this on November 22, 2011 12:56 pm
Welcome to Boxee
What can the Boxee Box do?
The Boxee Box allows you to play you favorite stuff from the web and your computer on your TV with a user friendly interface.
Access your favorite TV shows and movies posted on the web as well as your own personal media files
Watch videos shared by your friends and build your own queue of videos to watch later
Enjoy the many available apps to access a variety of additional content like streaming movies and music
Use the built-in web browser to navigate to sites all over the web for viewing additional content
Friends lets you watch videos shared by your friends on Facebook and Twitter. In order to use this feature, you need to activate it by connecting your Facebook and Twitter accounts to your Boxee account. Go to bbx.boxee.tv/friends and follow the instructions in order to add your social accounts.
Watch Later lets you view new episodes of TV programs you've marked as favorites or any videos where you've clicked the "Watch Later" icon. You can add any video to your Watch Later list by selecting the "Watch Later" icon from the on-screen display menu. Just press OK during the video, then highlight "Watch Later" and press OK again.
Also, if it install the Boxee Bookmarklet on your browser all the videos that you add will be added to this list. For more information go to http://bbx.boxee.tv/watchlater.
Shows contains TV shows and channels that are available from the Internet in your location or from your local media library that you added to Boxee.
Movies contains TV shows and channels that are available from the Internet in your location or from your local media library that you added to Boxee.
Apps provides easy access to hundreds of specialized Internet-based applications and RSS feeds. The Boxee App library includes hundreds of the most popular internet video, music, and photo services. Some premium apps might require you to set up an account and pay monthly fees to use them.
Files provides access to your personal media files stored on network shares and local storage volumes (like external hard drives). Within Files, you can browse media files stored on your home network or on external USB devices connected to the Boxee Box. Use the unidentified videos option to locate personal videos that do not show up in the movies folder. The Music and Photos section is located here as well.
Enjoy the built-in web browser to get to content anywhere on the web.