[mythtv-users] Apple iTV - MythTV Frontend?

Jake Palmer jakep_82 at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 10 05:05:35 UTC 2007

>From: jedi at mishnet.org (Kevin Hulse)
>On Tue, Jan 09, 2007 at 01:05:05PM -0800, Jake Palmer wrote:
> > >Greg Estabrooks wrote:
> > > >> I know it's way to early for anyone here to have any concrete
> > > >> knowledge...but it's maybe time to start thinking about it.
> > > >>
> > > >> $299 for HDTV playback device includes 40GB hard disk....nice 
> > >even
> > > >> better features.
> >
> > Well it's mostly HD.  Only 720p.  I'd rather spend $200 more for a PS3 
> > already runs linux, has blue ray and supports 1080p.
>	You could just spend $100 more on a pundit, aopen minimac clone
>or some cube based system built from scratch.
>	Any of those should be better equipped to do 1080p.

I think you're missing the major point here.  The only source for 1080p 
material is Blu-ray and HD-DVD.  I already have a computer capable of 1080p 
playback.  What I don't have is access to any 1080p material.  Hence the 
desire to get a PS3.


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