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  1. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    So anyone buy one yet?...

    Played with it at the Apple Store when I picked up my MBP. Looks pretty slick, actually..

    Now I'm reading that people have been able to hack it to load OSX, already.. :bowdown:
     
  2. Rip The Jacker

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    fuck that shit, i just got an xbox for free :o
     
  3. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    :o

    Thinking of investigating a way to install appletv in my truck..
     
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    might as well put a mini in your truck for gps.
     
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    :werd: Frontrow would work fine for the apple TV like features
     
  6. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    Well, mini was what I was going to do to begin with, but more expensive then I need. I already have an ipod. I was going to put off the mini project.. but then saw the apple tv..

    I already have GPS with my eclipse HU.. Plus, Apple TV interface is slightly "nicer" looking then frontrow..
     
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    thats a moot point.
     
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    you can just get the skin or whatever for frontrow.
     
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    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    Well Mac Mini @ 600 is a lot more then AppleTV @ 300.. I just think it'll be overkill.
     
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    i think any of that shit in a vehicle is overkill.
     
  12. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    Touché..

    I do a lot of travelling with the family... but I seriously enjoy it.
     
  13. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    i'd like one - but i'm cheap, i'll stay with my media center pc because its something that i already bought
     
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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    mac mini + eyetv is pretty sweet, but not 100% there for being a full dvr yet
     
  15. elevator

    elevator The tenants think it's wonderful! ヽ(´ OT Supporter

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    Isn't AppleTV suppse to be HD?

    I played around with one at our Apple Store and it was widescreen, but the picture was :ugh:
     
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    itunes doesnt sell anything in a decent res do they?
     
  17. jackback52

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    Think of it as a ipod for your HDTV & thats what you'll get.

    I like it and besides the xBox is nothing more then a some crappy box made by micrcrap. seriously though. why buy an xbox 360 just for the media capability. not everyone is into hardocre games & for $299, the Apple TV is a cheap alternative to an xBox or a mac mini.


    if you want a small box that will ONLY play your music + movies you buy/rip yourself then the Apple tv is a good choice.

    if you want computer capabilities as well, buy the mac mini.

    you want to play Halo 3 as well as you media get the xBox 360.

    and yea, I own one.

    check it out here

    http://web.mac.com/easy4lif
     
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