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Boxee users can now watch and share content from Hulu and CBS.com, the company announced today.

Boxee users can now watch and share content from Hulu and CBS.com, the company announced today. This, combined with hack released earlier this month, means that Hulu can be watched (albeit, in a complicated fashion) through an Apple TV.

The open source media center does not have an official relationship with either Hulu or CBS. An email to press said “the flash player for both sites was specially adapted by boxee’s team and embedded into our interface.” And as the word “hack” in the previous paragraph might have tipped you off, boxee does not have an official relationship with Apple either.

Boxee also made some changes to the UI and other adjustments to its service, which is still in alpha.

But boxee isn’t the only way to watch Hulu on your big screen. Aside from plugging your laptop directly into your TV, the Zv Box also lets you access web video content via your PC and through the existing coaxial cables (though in our initial tests, we couldn’t get the Zv to work), and MediaMall’s PlayOn beta allows PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and HP MediaSmart TV owners to access web video, including Hulu, as well.

  1. Boxee is going to work with Joost soon and Joost has listed them as a partner on thier Press Release about the Web based Joost .

    With Boxee Joost no longer needs a Media Center style client .

    http://press.joost.com/2008/10/joost_launches_webbased_video.html

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  2. [...] application recently won a $50,000 prize and CES exhibit space in the iStage competition. Check out more details here, including how to watch Hulu with an [...]

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  3. [...] It’s always notable when a company gets funding in this current economic climate, but what makes Boxee more intriguing is that much of the news about the service recently revolved around hacking it onto devices like the Apple TV, or unofficially integrating services like Hulu and CBS.com. [...]

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  4. [...] this Boxee update also includes access to new content from TheWB.com and new interfaces for CNN, Hulu and YouTube content. Additionally, the service now links music videos from MTVMusic.com to match [...]

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  5. Watch Boxee and Hulu on your TV. PCTVCables.com

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