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I wonder if they will patent 1920x1080 panels in TVs and then sue every TV company for using them. Anyway I think a TV that uses Siri can be quite good but what if it can't understand your accent?

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Apple's iTV
There is a British TV Channel called ITV that has been around since 1955.
So I don't think ITV would like that very much. The BBC also has iPlayer (definitely a name inspired by Apple) so they can't use that either.
    
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WHy anyone would want an IPS panel in a tv is beyond me.
IPS doesn't do black nearly as well as other formats. Sure it's great for photo editing but tv? no sale.

I have faith in apples marketing schemes, in the next few years we will see a steady rise of people too stupid to use a normal tv and thus increased sales of the apple tv... or is it the other way around.

just to wrap it up:
My tv weighs more than your tv but the screen is smaller and the remote is broken.
 
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post #43 of 152
Aw this is so exciting. Another thread filled with a bunch of idiotic anti-Apple posts. I love this place.
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Theirs a new product from Apple.
iWallet! A revolutionary wallet that can fit up to 10 MILLION DOLLARS IN BILLS! We know you will need it cause you can afford all our products!
post #45 of 152
NO no no!! This is a horrible idea! Next thing you know, Apple will patent the word "tv" or something in regard to television and then sue everyone else. Dont let them do it.
-apple- "taking a bite out of everyones apple."
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post #46 of 152
Quote:
Originally Posted by Huzzbutt View Post
WHy anyone would want an IPS panel in a tv is beyond me.
IPS doesn't do black nearly as well as other formats. Sure it's great for photo editing but tv? no sale
I have an IPS panel TV for two reasons

1. My room is terrible and if I have friends over then we can all watch TV without being cramped onto one sofa.
2. I use it as a computer monitor as well as watching TV.

and the blacks aren't that bad on my TV in fact they are better than the non-IPS TV in my living room and my friends non-IPS TVs
    
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Originally Posted by andrews2547 View Post
I have an IPS panel TV for two reasons

1. My room is terrible and if I have friends over then we can all watch TV without being cramped onto one sofa.
2. I use it as a computer monitor as well as watching TV.

and the blacks aren't that bad on my TV in fact they are better than the non-IPS TV in my living room and my friends non-IPS TVs
you sir have a good reason and proven to me that IPS panels have right to exist
 
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post #49 of 152
Well cant wait for TV related Law Suits. Gona Be fun on the bun.
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post #50 of 152
Quote:
Originally Posted by nathris View Post
You mean the movies that are encoded at 24 fps?



Really? I must have looked at a hundred TVs while shopping around for my Aunt. Not one of them mentioned IPS anywhere. Google search tells me they exist, but maybe not in Canada?
Why would you want to pay through the nose for a wide gamut, 55'' IPS panel when VA and lower grade IPS panels already have good viewing angles and acceptable color reproduction?


Not worth the premium imo. Apple just needs to focus on the functionality and integration w/ iCloud, iDevices, etc. for this to be a winner.

I'm glad they're ditching the idea of another played out set-top box, but I'm kind of surprised they're not in a joint venture w/ Panasonic or somebody.


Edit: also, LOL at the people who think the only way you'll be able to control the TV is through voice control.
Edited by Foolsmasher - 10/28/11 at 2:25pm
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