This is a suggestion - but it is specifically for AppleTV, so I am putting the thread here.
The AppleTV remote has just 6 buttons, but despite this, it is a really intuitive remote control device.
Under Boxee, the remote less intuitive, because some rules have been bent or broken.
In Apple's implementation the centre button (Play Pause) acts also as select. Press it to enter a menu and drill down.
The Menu button acts as the opposite. Press it to go back up one level.
Boxee does this 80% of the the time, but not consistently.
The worst exception is playing video content.
In a list of media items (Play Pause) starts the selected file playing. But once playing, pressing (Menu) does not take you back to the list of media items. Instead, the media continues to play. And there is an interface running on top.
If I want to go back to my playing media. I can't press (Play Pause) on the selected file. That will restart the file from the beginning.
If I want to go back to the playing file, I have to repeatedly press Menu and go "up" until I get back into the player.
To me this is not at all intuitive.
The Apple remote is simple. Play takes you forward, Menu takes you back. Violating this convention does not seem to gain anything.