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Based on the amazing quality of the Apple Cinema Displays, I can see this TV being rather nice
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post #122 of 152
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Originally Posted by nathris View Post
Only if its IPS. A 40" IPS TV would look vastly better than any other 40" TV on the market (except maybe a plasma).

Bundle that with a built in media center and ~1TB storage and I'd probably pay up to $1500 for that. The screen would be worth a good $1000 alone.
Knowing apple they will start out at a 60gb model for 1299 then a 120 gb for 1599 and for 1tb its 2199 . Iphone all over again.

Though granted the picture quality on apple products is pretty nice.
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Based on our mixed experience with Siri so far, we'd be surprised if "she" was the only interface with Apple's iTV, as we're assuming it will be called.
Misinformed...Apple tried to call the Apple TV iTV and got sued by the broadcaster iTV, so I very much doubt they would do it again.
post #124 of 152
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Based on the amazing quality of the Apple Cinema Displays, I can see this TV being rather nice
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Though granted the picture quality on apple products is pretty nice.
Just get yourself an LG http://www.tomshardware.com/news/App...tors,6824.html

Or better yet a Samsung
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post #125 of 152
You guys are aware that all monitors from all brands ever use LCD panels sourced from maybe two or three manufacturers, right? The LCD panel in the Cinema Display (lolapplebuzzword) is manufactured by LG and is also used in the Dell U2711, for example. The Cinema Display really is just a rebranded LG monitor with an aluminum casing and Apple logo.
post #126 of 152
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I think people are bashing apple because they stifle competition and innovation. They release subpar products or overpriced products. If a lot of people buy that stuff, the people who actually innovate and try to bring things to the next level don't get seen.

patenting shapes and absurd features monopolizes their products and stops innovation. As a forum based around technology, I can fully understand why there is hatred for apple. We love technology and we want to see it evolve as much as possible. Apple is slowing that down.
On the contrary, the only competition Apple is trying to put a stop to is Android and that's because they believe it is an outright copy of iOS. They should just license the patents that are being infringed to Android and let it live.

They release brilliant products that are competitively priced with exception to the MacBook Pro line which is debatable although it is fair to note it is a bit too expensive, I'd say by two hundred or so. The Mac Mini, MacBook Air, and iMac are all great products that are very competitively priced -- in fact, the Mac Mini is the most powerful HTPC you can buy and the same is true of the iMac. (I'm talking about both CPU and GPU, the competition really lacks in the latter.)
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You guys are aware that all monitors from all brands ever use LCD panels sourced from maybe two or three manufacturers, right? The LCD panel in the Cinema Display (lolapplebuzzword) is manufactured by LG and is also used in the Dell U2711, for example. The Cinema Display really is just a rebranded LG monitor with an aluminum casing and Apple logo.
That's not really correct. Just because a display uses an a panel from LG doesn't mean it's a "rebranded LG monitor" or even slightly close to that.
Edited by steelbom - 11/1/11 at 7:40pm
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post #127 of 152
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Apple is slowing that down.
Take a look at what competitors came out with after the iPhone launched. After the iPad launched. After the MacBook Air launched.

They came out with iPhone wanna-be's, iPad wanna-be's, and MacBook Air wanna-be's.

If Apple is stifling the competition as much as you say, then why in the heck is everyone copying them? Goodness.



Anyway, I am in the market for a new TV and now I'm gonna have to wait to see if Apple brings anything to the table by Spring time '12. If they do come out with something, it will have to be ultra, ultra thin, minimum of 46" but preferably larger, built in Apple TV, and be around $2500 or less for me to purchase.

I also think its fairly safe to assume that Apple will keep the picture settings completely dumby proof. That is to say you essentially need to be a professional to calibrate an HDTV. There's so many settings on my 46" Samsung...it's impossible for any consumer to know what they all do.
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post #128 of 152
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It depends who they use as their OEM. Most people guess they will use a pre-existing provider, but they may pull a fast one and go for someone like Panasonic. If they use a plasma from Panasonic's VT30 series it may just beat your Sammy.
Oh, so then it would have better black level performance for maybe 6 months and worse color.

lol
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Not sure if I want my neighbors hearing me talk to my tv, telling it to go the pr0n channels.
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No thanks, I'll keep my Sony KDL60EX700 60" 120Hz TV that I got for $500 ($2800 retail) because my old 2003 42" Sony TV caught fire. (No joke, it was a small contained fire that burned out inside the TV)
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