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post #11 of 42
No thanks Apple, I'll do my own thinking. Come to think of it, that's exactly why I've never owned an Apple product or used one of their services...
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*Calls a whole bunch of friends on conference call* Hey sup guys? You wanna come over tonight and watch... well... watch whatever Apple decides we should watch?
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Quote:
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*Calls a whole bunch of friends on conference call* Hey sup guys? You wanna come over tonight and watch... well... watch whatever Apple decides we should watch?

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Watching Football and it switches to Bugs Bunny
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post #14 of 42
I still don't understand why there can't be a control panel on the back or side of modern televisions; if you can't find the remote, your screwed. Broken? No functionality except maybe volume up and channel down. Which doesn't always work, with what they can do.

I like to be able to watch and listen to what I want, which is why I don't like Pandora. If I like a song, I'll search for more like it, but a slowly buffering random system just isn't my style.

I'll stick to a TV that doesn't glue me to Apple thank you very much. Even if they give you some breathing room, or the ability to turn this service off, it will still carry a hefty price tag on what's been around for years.
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I'll bring the beer!

HELL i'd pay for it.
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Given the title of the article, were any of those patents awarded for actually detecting when the user is horny?

If not, I should create a patent on hardware and software that analyses pupil dilation, distribution of body temperature, and maybe uses x-rays to do some 3d crotch imaging (for scientific analysis; redistribution will happen only if users didn't read the EULA); when conditions are correct, it will switch the channel to porn where the performers closely match the physical characteristics of the stars of the program you're currently watching.

Need to file that now, before apple gets around to it.
    
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Given the title of the article, were any of those patents awarded for actually detecting when the user is horny?
If not, I should create a patent on hardware and software that analyses pupil dilation, distribution of body temperature, and maybe uses x-rays to do some 3d crotch imaging (for scientific analysis; redistribution will happen only if users didn't read the EULA); when conditions are correct, it will switch the channel to porn where the performers closely match the physical characteristics of the stars of the program you're currently watching.
Need to file that now, before apple gets around to it.

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post #18 of 42
Apple... halting education and helping close minded since people since 1977.
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post #19 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post

*Calls a whole bunch of friends on conference call* Hey sup guys? You wanna come over tonight and watch... well... watch whatever Apple decides we should watch?

Quote:
Originally Posted by tafkar View Post

Given the title of the article, were any of those patents awarded for actually detecting when the user is horny?
If not, I should create a patent on hardware and software that analyses pupil dilation, distribution of body temperature, and maybe uses x-rays to do some 3d crotch imaging (for scientific analysis; redistribution will happen only if users didn't read the EULA); when conditions are correct, it will switch the channel to porn where the performers closely match the physical characteristics of the stars of the program you're currently watching.
Need to file that now, before apple gets around to it.

lachen.gif


I fail to see the practicality of the system in question. Unless it is "simply" a mind-controlled remote ... which would be pretty cool but very hard to implement. The Apple TV isn't the worst of evils. There is nothing new about learning a user's patterns and tuning media to follow that patterns.
As much as I'll never get one and would rather spend months writing similar (better) functionality into an Ouya or HTPC; it is pretty cool when you have Airplay.

Streaming something from your device to the home TV instantly (with audio) is pretty useful for most users. (Yes, I know Intel WiDi covers this, but aside us techies, how many end users have even heard of it? lol ).

What I want is a tv attachement that makes use of the Leap. Now that would be badass.
That and a laptop which has it's trackpad being a leap as well so you can switch between them. *drool*.
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ok so judging by the way the current media is, we're all going to be watching commercials
    
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