It lets you watch on your television any movies or TV episodes that are on the Internet.
This would almost do away with our need for Satellite television here; most of our favorite shows can be seen on the Internet. We used to get a great signal from all the major networks on an antenna, thanks to our location at one of the highest spots around.
I downloaded Boxee to my Mac, just to see how I like it; I can use it on my computer for now. It's supposed to be under $200 for the Boxee Box, once it goes on sale.
Cliff, if you're reading this, don't panic. I won't be ordering one any time soon.