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Boxee team release Apple TV upgrade, more

We’ve been writing a lot recently about Boxee, who develop a powerful media centre application for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and the Apple TV.

For Apple TV users, of course, the big news is that after an extensive push by the hard-working developers behind the project, the new version of the software that’s compatible with the recently-software-updated Apple TV 2.3 is available now.

Seems not only media-junkies have been paying attention. Boxee recently revealed a $4 million investment from Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures which will see Bijan Sabet from Spark and Fred Wilson from Union Square join the Boxee board.
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Free fantasy for iTunes users in US

Beginning today, Disney-ABC Domestic Television is offering US viewers an extended preview of its highly-anticipated epic fantasy series “Legend of the Seeker” before its November 1st premiere weekend.

The network is offering a sneak preview of the nationally-syndicated series as a free download, making this exclusively available through iTunes.

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All four major US networks go HD on iTunes

Apple today announced that all four major US broadcasting networks are offering shows in high definition for sale through iTunes.

Shows, including the likes of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Lost” from ABC, “CSI” and “CSI: Miami” from CBS, “Bones” and “Prison Break” airing on FOX, and “Heroes” and “The Office” from NBC Universal are available now.

The iTunes Store has so far sold over 200 million TV episodes sold, including more than one million HD episodes purchased since the launch of HD programming on iTunes last month. Continue reading