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D-Link's Boxee-branded set-top box will go on sale in the UK on 12 November.

D-Link Boxee box

The blocky box will be priced at around £200 and connects your TV directly to the Boxee IPTV service. Boxee's software is based on the open source media centre software XBMC.

D-Link Boxee box

The box has HMDI for the TV connection, and 802.11n Wi-Fi - 2.4GHz only, so far as we can see - and Ethernet for the network link. It all runs on Intel's Atom chippage.

D-Link Boxee box

Once connected up, you can play internet content, slot in an SD card, or hook up a hard drive to either of the box's two USB ports. It supports pretty much every format there is apart from DRM-encumbered files. ®

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