Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Jan 2012 11:51 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Canonical is indeed bringing a TV to CES. But it's not about hardware just yet: Ubuntu TV is a brand new derivitave of Ubuntu, with a full-in TV-optimized UI inspired by Unity, and full-on media center and DVR features. There's a movie, TV and music store, a YouTube app, and of course it's all optimized for a lean-back remote experience. The software will be free for manufacturers to package with their TVs, and Ubuntu says there will be TVs on shelves by the end of the year."
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RE[2]: Raspberry Pi
by Kivada on Tue 10th Jan 2012 06:21 UTC in reply to "RE: Raspberry Pi"
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This is true, I'd love to see these paired up with something like the AMD E-450 and a built in DVR right on the set. I'm actually surprised that I can't find HTPC mATX or ITX mobos based around this idea, cram the TV tuner and a good audio passthrough like a standard set top unit would have.

Hell, do a high end version based around the A8 or the upcoming A10. Put Desura and Gameolith on it and sell it as a TV with an integrated game console.

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