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Interesting... DVI for my desktop, HDMI for everything else with the flick of a switch smile.gif If it's cheap enough, I'm grabbing one.

They're targeting a $79-149 price point I believe, so yeah the dongle is plenty darn cheap. Beats having to use an Android phone/tablet for this particular function. biggrin.gif

Apple TV is $99, and wirelessly streams.

And it's an Apple product. We're in 2012, not 1976. Sorry, I know it's harsh. redface.gif
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Not sure the point of this..  anyone care to explain?

 

 

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apple tv can access samba?

i like this hdmi dongle thing, better have some kind of cifs mount built in
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If this gets integrated with decent voice functionality and can make calls/texts, I can see this being a very desirable product. Would be brilliant to be able to order pizza whilst watching a show and not have to move at all. Just make sure to tell the driver to deliver though the window tongue.gif

EDIT: Wonder if they could implement a tablet or touch screen device as a controller somehow....
Edited by Zorginator - 1/8/12 at 11:03am
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EDIT: Wonder if they could implement a tablet or touch screen device as a controller somehow....

That's old.
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post #26 of 57
I think if the price is right, i might get one and this might become something that everyone will want in their TV's, which will lead to more companies releasing TV's with already installed Andriods on them, a new market anyone? wink.gif
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That's old. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Oh yeah I knew they had remote applications like that, I used to use my phone as a track pad for my computer and stuff. I meant more like an external display, so if you had the homescreen up you could tap on the icon you wanted on your phone and it'd come up on the tv. Then if you were watching a show it would change to a remote like the video you posted. But I guess a really well implemented voice system may negate the majority of this.

Should have made myself clear in the first post, my bad smile.gif
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post #28 of 57
I sit 2 meters away from my TV which is 42' 1080p LG and I can read things just fine - I love it.

Obviously my main desktop is upstairs where I have a proper monitor. I love browsing on the net downstairs using the TV though it's awesome. I'm doing it now!
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It isn't going to have near the grunt for a true home theater enthusiast, but I suppose it would work alright for the casuals who feel the need to run a few apps on their old TV's.
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Sorry but this is just a ripoff of Raspberry Pi

People need to check out Raspberry pi, it will be a big thing soon as it's released smile.gif

http://www.raspberrypi.org/
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