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Apple's building a TV, and it will be powered by Siri.
Steve Jobs' "I've finally cracked it" comment to Walter Isaacson, Bilton says, was referring to the TV interface, not the actual TV set. Instead of having a pile of remotes on our coffee tables, or an absurdly complicated remote keyboard like the one Google uses with Google TV, we'll just tell Siri what you want to watch. And Siri will play it


Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/yes-a...#ixzz1c6ASD5GD
Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/yes-a...y-siri-2011-10
    
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Try to remember that scene from Star Wars Revenge of the Sith when the newly created Darth Vader screams "Noooo!" after the Emperor lies to him about Padme's death.
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And I bet many Apple fan boys are going to buy this for a ridiculous price even though there will be tons of better TV's on the market.
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I would actually like this. Give me a 32-40" 1080p IPS panel with DVR functionality and at least an attempt at video streaming (since iOS is extremely lacking in that category thanks to a lack of flash) for under $1500 and I'd consider getting one.
    
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For those who want to skip the article-about-an-article and go straight to the rumor.

In any case, a TV that is voice-controlled (among other things) would be sweet. Will I be buying one? No.
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I would actually like this. Give me a 32-40" 1080p IPS panel with DVR functionality and at least an attempt at video streaming (since iOS is extremely lacking in that category thanks to a lack of flash) for under $1500 and I'd consider getting one.
You would pay up to $1500 for a 40" tv much less a 32" tv? Good god. Anyways knowing Apple they wont even be that cheap.
 
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You don't understand, all of you... if this goes live apple will get patented Television as it is... and they will get that patent.
Or we will see mass production of round televisions, because apple have invented shape of current TVs.
Yes, the blueprints will be found in some garage with apple all over it.
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could you imagine the family fighting over what to watch. Siri watch this no siri watch this no siri lmao
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What if you are sitting 10 feet away from your TV with your nice 6.1 or 7.1 system blaring...I can just see people trying to yell over it to no avail lol. If you have a mic that you have to speak into that you keep near, then who cares...you are trading one gadget for another.
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