Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Feb 2012 21:59 UTC
Multimedia, AV An interesting anecdote at MinimalMac about television being broken. The author's young daughter, who is growing up in a Netflix/Hulu/iTunes/etc. household, was confronted with actual TV for the first time, and wonders why she can't pick what to watch, why the shows are being interrupted all the time, and so on. Clearly - TV is broken.
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by SaschaW on Sat 25th Feb 2012 10:51 UTC
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Yesterday I did a little experiment with my friends Xbox in Germany. I am visiting from the US and have a US account. So, I logged on with my login on his Xbox. To my surprise I could access and use the US Zune store. Even my Zune subscription for unlimited music streaming worked. I also managed to install the video and music apps we are having in the US. But only 'Today' and 'SyFy' allowed me to access content. They are both useless btw. Last.fm was a real bummer. When I started it it was completely translated into German. It crapped out when I selected any of the playlists complaining about being in the wrong region. Too bad, my friend got really excited for a moment. You could of course work around it by routing through a tunnel to a server in the US.

This is not related directly to this discussion here. But I couldn't resist to share my experience :-)

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