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Boxee Rolls Out Another Box

There’s already an “official” Boxee Box, but if the Web video start-up succeeds it will be by getting its software on lots and lots of devices. So here’s another one: A “Network Attached Storage” device–the equivalent of a very big thumb drive–from Iomega that will retail for $229 and up. For a reminder of what Boxee is trying to do, check out this interview with CEO Avner Ronen.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus