Another box thats is better than boxee is Jynxbox Android HD v2 for $125 can on ebay it comes loaded with xbmc fully loaded with all plugins such as 1channel,navi-x,Project Free TV, TubePlus and more.
XBMC Media Center
XBMC is an award-winning free and open source software media player and entertainment hub for digital media. Currently XBMC can be used to play almost all popular audio and video formats around. It was designed for network playback, so you can stream your multimedia from anywhere in the house or directly from the internet using practically any protocol available.
Android 4.0 Operating System
The Jynxbox Android HD comes loaded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Allowing quick booting time, Multi Resolution Support, Faster Speed For Web Browsing, supports a rich user interface with variety of widgets, animated background and shortcuts to your favorite apps.
Backed by a MASSIVE Apps Market at your disposal, you can install your favorite apps (Memory Card Required) or local storage. Use the pre-installed third party app market or download and install compatible APK. You can bring all the latest games, social, and web apps to your TV!
ATSC Digital TV USB Tuner Ready
The Jynxbox Android HD is ready to support ATSC USB tuners that will get you over the air content from all over North America in 1080P quality. Simply install the tuner and you’re ready to start enjoying local HD and SD content. The Jynxbox Android HD also supports ISDB-T, DVB-T and DVB-T2 digital USB Tuners.
Live TV USB PVR
Using the Jynxbox Ultra HD you can record your programming from a Live TV source like ATSC to a USB flash drive or HDD and view them at a more convenient time. With NTFS support you can record programs in HD or SD up to 16TB in one file.
$49.95 for usb tuner
Support Adobe Flash, HTML5
Empower your TV with the latest HTML 5 web browser, Adobe Flash 10.x, Chrome V8 and Java. Now you can surf the Internet without compatibility problems, the Jynxbox Ultra HD allows you to watch online flash videos on Youtube, Yahoo and even Netflix, play online flash games on the big screen at your home.
The Jynxbox Android HD supports a wide range of peripherals including several Jynx Media remotes, wire/wireless keyboard, mouse, webcam, card readers, digital cameras, and many more.
The Jynxbox Android HD has tripple USB 2.0 connections with support for FAT32 and NTFS drives.
The Jynxbox Android HD has a WiFi 2.4 GHz 802.11b/g/n built-in. Simply connect to any network wirelessly with any security type and stream you favorite content without the hassles of wires.
The Jynxbox Android HD has a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet MAC which will allow you to connect to any wired network and enjoy any of your digital media.
With the Jynxbox Android HD you can enjoy all you programming and digital media in full 1080p HD. That includes Live TV, recorded programming and digital media.
Motion Remote with Gyro
The Jynxbox Android HD comes with a 2.4Ghz motion remote with Gyro. One of the most advanced remotes on the market that allow you to simply point and click to run any app.
Simply plug your MicroSD card of up to 32GB into the Jynxbox Android HD and enjoy your pictures, music and videos you have recorded with your phone, camera or any other digital device.
Play back all your multimedia files, pictures, music and videos in 1080p Full HD. The Jynxbox Android HD supports almost any type of file including the most popular ones like MKV, XVID, AVI, X264, DivX, MPEG4, H264, FLV and many more.
Supported Subtitle Types:
- SRT, SMI, SSA, ASS, IDX/SUB, SUB
High Definition Display device with HDMI input (up to 1080p resolution for best results).
* Recommended: Wired or Wireless network connection is required for network or internet content. Audio amplifier is required for digital surround sound.
- 1 x HDMI A/V out
- 1 x 10/100 Ethernet
- 1 x 802.11 b/g/n built in wireless
- 3 x USB 2.0 ports
- 1 x MicroSD/SDHC Memory Slot (up to 32GB)
- 1 x HDMI A/V out
- Jynxbox Android HD
- Montion Remote Control
- 120/240 A/C Power Adapter
There is also a mini version of this for $89 that plugs right into your tv/monitor hdmi port that turns your tv into a smart tv
has same features minus pvr, usb and audio,ethernet connectors.
I spent hours looking at alternatives to boxee box myself i still have one but with android the support will be there no need to worry about it getting dropped after a few years going to order one for $120 and android 4 you can't go wrong.