Something cool for $850

Discussion in 'Gear' started by TitanJeff, Jan 15, 2008.

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  1. Starkiller

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    Basically it's a wireless backup hard drive Apple announced today for laptop users with Time Machine.
    http://www.apple.com/timecapsule/

    It's not $850, but it's a few hundred anyway...
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  2. Puck

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    whenever they decide to let multiple HD-DVR's out the door without having to pay an arm and a leg for it ... until then, I still need 2 HD-DVR's
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  3. VolnTitan

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    Directv also is launching an OnDemand service. You can hook up to it now if you have an HR-20.
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  4. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

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    I'm reading about that now.

    I wish they made a DVR which could be used with any cable or satellite service much like the typical VCR/DVD recorders do now.
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  5. Starkiller

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    I think you can get them (at least you could before HD), but then you have to use infrared to get the 2 to communicate with each other. It's a pain, but it works.

    I used to have a ReplayTV device hooked up to a DTV box that would have just as easily worked with cable.
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  6. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

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    I'd want something I could use an HDMI cable with from the cable box to it, then, from it to the TV. It must be it can't sync up the cable/satellite system?

    I'd need to record in 1080i. :brow:
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  7. Starkiller

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    Not sure whether or not a standalone Tivo will do that with both Comcast and DTV, but it should be possible.
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  8. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

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    I'm leaning towards a HD TV at the moment. I have a 36" monster that I've had for about 10 years. Thing is, it still looks good and I'd have to get another HD box from Comcast.

    I don't $850 will get me much though.
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  9. Broken Record

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    Not sure if you can get these at Best Buy, and to be honest, I think the next generation will be much better, but I'm a gadget geek and this is definitely on my horizon as soon as some of the kinks get worked out... Micro Laptops
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  10. TitanJeff

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    My big ol fingers would hit two or three characters on each stroke. :ha:
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