[mythtv-users] How long until the "iTV" is hacked?
fsquires at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 15:36:53 EDT 2006
On 9/12/06, Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> wrote:
> Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com> says:
> > at an expected $299 ea, that would make a really sweet MythTV frontend!
> I attended the Apple presentation at the Yerba Buena Center and saw
> Jobs heft the box around and demo the prototype. While very small and
> attractive physically, it's not quite the ideal MythTV frontend. It's
> unclear whether it'll have HD video output support, but I'd bet
> against it; there was no mention whatsoever of HD and all demoed
> videos were in the new iTunes 640x480 resolution. Given the 4:3 screen
> dimensions this is essentially equivalent to 720x480 from a DVD, but
> (again) it's not HD. For those enamored with the idea of a compact
> Apple MythTV frontend, the new Core 2 Duo Mac minis remain a much
> better, if pricier, choice.
It does have Component and HDMI out. I realize that doesn't mean it'll have
the power for HD Video, but it does have the connections.
It was supposed to be so Easy.
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