Of course, just what a Boxee GoogleTV app would do is unclear. There's certainly going to be a decent amount of functionality overlap between a standard GoogleTV setup and a Boxee Box. But you've got to assume that a Boxee app designed to work with GoogleTV would add features missing rather than just give you a different UI to do similar things. Time will tell! [Candler Blog]
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