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Old Nov 21, 2007, 06:22 PM   #1
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DVR finally coming to AppleTV?

It sounds like Apple is working on something...

http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/...8_FORTUNE5.htm
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Old Nov 21, 2007, 06:25 PM   #2
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interesting. Something to keep an eye on. Not getting hopes up though.
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Old Nov 21, 2007, 07:01 PM   #3
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Yep. Maybe some "Tivo" like features for the AppleTV. That'd be pretty banging, even more so if it took Cable Cards and coaxial input
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Old Nov 21, 2007, 08:06 PM   #4
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also this might open up adding external harddrives? or they could be hoping that the 160g version sold better. either way, it could be a bonus.
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Old Nov 22, 2007, 02:14 AM   #5
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I personally find the AppleTV pointless without cablebox/DVR functionality.
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Old Nov 28, 2007, 05:09 PM   #6
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I would buy one in a second if it had a DVR anywhere near as good as Tivo... Heres to hoping!
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Old Nov 28, 2007, 05:46 PM   #7
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It would be a nice middle finger to NBC.
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Old Nov 28, 2007, 05:51 PM   #8
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sorry, you cant buy nbc shows, but you can download em for free!

syncing back to computer and putting shows on your ipod would be the best, although i would buy a 160 GB in a heartbeat even if it couldnt sync back
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Old Nov 29, 2007, 02:03 AM   #9
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Cool Uh?

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It sounds like Apple is working on something...

http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/...8_FORTUNE5.htm
They took that down pretty quickly...
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Old Nov 29, 2007, 02:44 AM   #10
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For me the best development I think they should do is

AppleTV + Mac Mini + AEB = In AppleTV size, and Mac Mini height. For Mac mini price.
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Old Nov 29, 2007, 02:53 AM   #11
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Google cache has the following:

http://64.233.183.104/search?q=cache...&client=safari

Just so you can read it all. Not much but interesting!!!!
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Old Nov 29, 2007, 03:08 AM   #12
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I'm hoping when they do this they do it right....

It needs to support not only cable card but IP TV as well as the possible inclusion of a way to use it with satellite networks with HD.

The only way I would accept otherwise is if apple starts giving me HD downloads in at LEAST 720p and gives me a way to get my NBC fix on.

I would love to see a DVR option for this. It's what I've been waiting on for the appleTV.
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Old Nov 29, 2007, 06:53 AM   #13
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It needs to support not only cable card but IP TV as well as the possible inclusion of a way to use it with satellite networks with HD.

The only way I would accept otherwise is if apple starts giving me HD downloads in at LEAST 720p and gives me a way to get my NBC fix on.

I would love to see a DVR option for this. It's what I've been waiting on for the appleTV.
This, btw, is why I believe we'll never see DVR functionality build in to the aTV - everyone has different expectations of what *needs* to be there, 'or I won't buy it'. It's pretty hard to accommodate everyone on the market...

And I could be wrong, but I don't think we'll see any sort of unified standard popping up that would allow a single input to cater to most user's DVR wants (aside from recording off of a component input, or the like, so long as there's no HDCP)...
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Old Nov 29, 2007, 07:14 AM   #14
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Kind of an interesting take on things.

I think tuaw had reported this yesterday. Funny to see it removed so quickly.
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