|Jun 2, 2009, 09:05 PM||#1|
iBox/iStereo - would you buy one?
iBox/iStereo - Would you buy one?
If Apple were to come out with the below, would you buy one:
- Bookshelf type stereo.
- Amplifier and speakers by Onkyo or other quality company.
- iPod touch-like touch screen (a little larger).
- 10/100/1000 Ethernet.
- 3.5" HDD/SDD (capacity options: 64GB - 1TB).
- CD/DVD drive to rip music with (optional?).
I have often wondered if Apple would ever introduce such a product. Would it cannibalize their existing iPod docking systems or attract more sales? Is there some overlap with Apple TV here, who knows...but I'd like to see one.
|Jun 2, 2009, 11:09 PM||#2|
Or you could plug a Mac Mini (or any other computer for that matter) into an existing stereo...
Would need to see more on what you envision this product actually does. Where's the innovation?
|Jun 3, 2009, 03:19 AM||#3|
This is why I think Apple should offer the software to Blu-ray Disc manufacturers. I have a Samsung BD player with Netflix and Pandora. If Apple TV was this easy to use, I would have 10 of them. OK, not really. But they would sell a lot better. Add a small SSD to some of these units or hook up external HDDs and you've got a gold mine.
13.3" 2014 MacBook Air; Mid-2010 21.5" iMac; silver iPhone 5S 32GB; white iPad Air 32 GB; third-gen TV (x2)
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