Ps3 to get DVR / TV Tuner capability

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  1. Puck

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  2. Gunny

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    Is it true with the HD add on the 360 will have cost more than a ps3?
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  3. OILERTATTOO

    OILERTATTOO Camp Fodder

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    Yes, that is true.

    Later
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  4. VolnTitan

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    That is pretty cool. If you can add an external HD to the PS3, then you could get stuff off of it as well.
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  5. Fry

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    would it be an add on or something it has as hardware?
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  6. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    Sweet. PS3 is doing things. As usual, microsoft sits on their arse and hopes all goes well because they're popular.
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  7. Gunny

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    Jumped on the bandwagon now?
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  8. Puck

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    I asked this myself
    theoretically, it would be possible to do this trick with a firmware update of some sort - most likely in a disc form and not via the Internet

    Realistically, this is probably going to be a new SKU
    if you read the article, he mentions "we're going to need a hell of a lot more than 80GB or 120GB of storage to make that thing useful for HD recordings."

    I'll go out on a limb and say that this will be a new 200GB Ps3 SKU
    and I'll bet it'll be expensive ... especially in Australia
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  9. Puck

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    speaking of the Xbox360 HD-DVD device .....
    Microsoft has dropped the price to $179 + 5 FREE Movies (+the included King Kong) .... last night it was $149 @ Best Buy - but they raised the price back up to $179
    http://www.engadget.com/2007/07/26/xbox-360-hd-dvd-player-now-just-179/

    the 5 free movies are

    A
    Apollo 13
    Seabiscuit
    The Chronicles of Riddick

    B
    Casablanca
    Constantine
    Dukes of Hazzard

    C
    Four Brothers
    Lara Croft : Tomb Raider
    Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

    D
    The Rundown
    Blazing Saddles
    U2 : Rattle and Hum

    E
    U-571
    The PErfect Storm
    We Were Soldiers

    you choose one from each group

    not a bad deal
    wish there were some better choices
    @ BB (when I Went to check on this), they have about 5 times as many Blu-Ray titles as they did HD-DVD titles :p

    I came up with
    Riddick
    Constantine
    Sky Captain
    Blazing Saddles
    U-571
    (oh) and the included King Kong in the box

    I already own most of them on DVD, so I might not do this
    but for someone with no HD DVD / BR unit
    and none of the aformentioned movies, this sounds like a great deal
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  10. Laserjock

    Laserjock South Endzone Rocks! Staff

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    It is almost as though Sony is wanting to develop this into their Media Center PC that happens to play kick-a** games you know?

    Should be fun to watch it develop.
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