Jobs Moves To Control The Living Room With Apple TV

Discussion in ' News Discussion' started by MacBytes, Jan 11, 2007.

  1. MacBytes macrumors bot

    Jul 5, 2003
  2. BOOMBA macrumors regular


    Dec 27, 2001
    The fact that you need a widescreen TV to use it makes it pretty limited in appeal.
    Why can't it work with regular sets?!?!
  3. Thomas Harte macrumors 6502

    Nov 30, 2005
    In Europe we've had widescreen televisions for more than a decade. Granted, support for PALplus analogue broadcasts (i.e. widescreen without loss of vertical resolution) has never been that great but DVB-T broadcasts have been in widescreen since the beginning of digital terrestrial (which here in the UK is now almost 9 years ago) so with a SCART connector you get "full resolution" widescreen easily enough.

    Has widescreen only been introduced with HDTV in some territories or something?

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