Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 16th Aug 2010 06:41 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I've seen it so many times in the movies and TV: a person wakes up in this futuristic world, walks by his kitchen, and a computerized voice is telling him that someone is calling him. But instead of picking up a receiver, the call is actually a video-call, and his TV is used for the conversation. If you put 2 and 2 together, this is not really that futuristic. Having a camera attached on your TV, and a VoIP SIP or Skype connection with it, is not mad science. So why don't we already have this on our TVs?
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RE: Reading all this...
by stereotype on Mon 16th Aug 2010 17:18 UTC in reply to "Reading all this..."
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Why do you need that functionality on your TV?
I for one don't want my TV to be like a mobile phone, full of stupid useless gimmicks.
I'd rather my TV be as dumb as a monitor.
If I need more functionality, I'll get a set top box, dvd player, media center, whatever...

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