I was viewing this preview of the new Windows 8, which is set for release this fall. It strikes me that a lot of the elements are similar to the Boxee interface. Computer interfaces are going to look a lot more like appliance and tablet interfaces. I think it's an interesting similarity, and I think it bodes well for Boxee in general.
Why Windows 8 Scares Me - an in-depth analysis of the new Windows 8 GUI.