Cord Cutters: three Boxee Box tips and tricks

A big fan of Boxee Box Janko Roettgers from Cord Cutters shared his three tips and tricks for Boxee Box users – bookmarklets, Delicious bookmarks and sharing of Boxee Box content over network. To add any web video to Watch Later queue on your Boxee Box in one click from any browser just follow by this simple instruction. After adding the video you may watch it on your Boxee Box.

The tip with using Delicious bookmarks via Boxee RSS Feeds will help a lot till Boxee team will add bookmarks to the embeded browser.

Tune Nokia770 to use as LinuxMCE Orbiter

Many users of Nokia770 claim that the device work unstable as LinuxMCE Orbiter. The Orbiter crashes very often, especially on Video screen. So, I decided to make a brief research to make device more stable. Here is a few suggestions.
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Hexadecimal characters in GSD

Pluto allows to control A/V devices such as DVD players, amplifiers or TVs using Generic Serial Device (GSD). It supports Ruby to have possibility define commands for the devices. Generally, the device commands are plain text. For example, command ‘ON’ for DVD Denon looks like PWON and Ruby code will be like that:


However, some manufactures use hexadecimal characters in commands – 0xFE 0x03 0xC3 0x75. The Ruby code in this case will be following: