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Is there any other product out there that is hackable and cheap like this that can turn your TV into an HTPC? Google TV would have been it for me if it wasn't for the price and the fact that their have been locked down by many websites.
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post #22 of 28
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Originally Posted by Shadowclock View Post
Is there any other product out there that is hackable and cheap like this that can turn your TV into an HTPC? Google TV would have been it for me if it wasn't for the price and the fact that their have been locked down by many websites.
there is nothing that could compare to the price/sleekness of the apple tv.
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Time to see Apple rage.
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I'd buy an Apple TV 2 if it had a USB port for external HDD.
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Honestly dude, don't go godwins law on yourself when you're trying to make a point
Don't what? I didn't do anything in my post. It's perfectly fine.
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I'd buy an Apple TV 2 if it had a USB port for external HDD.
It does have one. Just wait til it gets hacked to support external HHDs.
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post #27 of 28
Why would it only support 720p in the first place?

What is this i don't even...
post #28 of 28
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It does have one. Just wait til it gets hacked to support external HHDs.
Are you sure the second Apple TV has one? I didn't think it did. I do know the first does.
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Why would it only support 720p in the first place?

What is this i don't even...
I can't imagine an A4 CPU @ 1GHz powering 1080p video, particularly with a high bit-rate, smoothly. I'll have to see it to believe it.
Edited by steelbom - 1/23/11 at 3:15pm
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