Western Digital has been making streaming set-top boxes for several years now. Their WD TV line has consistently packed a lot of value into their little black boxes. The latest, called WD TV Play, continues in that tradition, offering a plethora of content options at a lower price-point than some of their competitors.
August in tech is like August in politics: Everyone's just sort of holding their breath. Apple fans are waiting for the news of the next iPhone event and then all the other companies follow and we're off to pre-gaming the holiday season, but for now, it's vacations, it's back to school, and it's how-tos for you.
Boxee's Avner Ronen announced today that they have signed a partnership with an unnamed consumer electronics company to manufacture a dedicated Boxee set-top box. They will be showing a prototype and giving more details at a special unveiling event in Brooklyn, NY on Dec. 7th.