[opendtv] Re: One more thought for the mix Re: Smart TVs - No One Uses Smart TV Internet

  • From: "Tom McMahon" <tlm@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "OpenDTV" <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2012 19:52:30 +0000

Is it the case (without naming specific brands, OSs or browsers) that latest 
smart Internet TVs are an incremental evolution/variation of the walled-garden?


Tom McMahon
Del Rey
+1-310-717-7208 Mobile

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Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2012 14:17:55 
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Subject: [opendtv] Re: One more thought for the mix Re: Smart TVs - No One Uses 
Smart TV Internet

Tom wrote:

> I know about Windows Live Mail, Hotmail, Internet TV, etc.  But I am
> still not clear on how I would use them on my Sony Bravia flat panel
> without adding a PC to my living room setup.  I guess that is your
> point?

Indeed it is.

Which is how all the other newer hand-held gadgets manage to work with, 
synchronize with, and at least partially replace, PCs. The question I keep 
asking is, why would anyone think that a "connected TV" must follow a totally 
different formula and feel totally strange and confusing to its users? Why this 
mental disconnect on the part of the CE companies?

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