How to Install Boxee on your Apple TV (for fun and profit)

Yes, this is the way an Apple TV ought to work.  The article gives a nod to one of our favorite competing products which looks less enticing once Boxee is installed on ATV.  The only thing still lacking is 1080p resolution.

How To: Max Out Apple TV’s Potential With Boxee

This is a guide that, if followed, will unchain your Apple TV from its cruel iTunes tether, turning it into the useful living room conduit of music, video and web-based content it should have been all along via the media center software Boxee. Boxee can be installed fairly easily via the ATV’s USB port to bring Hulu and Comedy Central streaming, playback of any video or music file anywhere on your network in virtually any file type imagineable, and a bevy of internet A/V sources like Flickr, Last.fm, NPR and BBC podcasts and tons of others—all upping the usefulness and fun of Apple’s notoriously underachieving box by a factor of 10, easily. If you have an ATV, Boxee is a must-install, and it’s 100% free. Let’s get started.

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Published in: on November 11, 2008 at 4:47 pm  Leave a Comment  

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