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“You watchin’ this?”

A very large, muscular guy walks into the fitness center. He looks at the big-screen television, which is currently playing a commercial, and then looks at me. “You watchin’ this?,” he asks forcefully.

As he turned to look at me, the show I was watching came back on. I catch my breath, point at the tv, and say, “The Princess Bride.”

He turns and looks back at the tv for a few moments. “Cool,” he says, and begins to lift some weights.

Steve Jobs on Apple selling a tv alvin March 25, 2014 - 8:36am

Steve Jobs’ thoughts on Apple ever selling a tv.

Mac Mini tv setup - Connect a Mac Mini to your TV

Apple Mac Mini tv FAQ: How do I create a Mac Mini tv setup? (Also written as, How do I connect my Apple Mac Mini to my tv?)

As I wrote in an earlier article, I think a Mac Mini makes a better Apple TV than, well, the Apple TV. I was just talking with a friend about a Mac Mini TV setup, and here's what he did to connect his Mac Mini to TV.

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Local radio and tv on my computer?

This morning I started wondering why off-the-shelf computers (Mac or Windows) don't include the hardware and software necessary to receive local AM and FM radio, as well as local television signals? I don't know the technicals hurdles behind this -- and that might be the problem -- but it seems like in our media-saturated age these would be standard computer features. (Hmm, after a little research it looks like this can be done, it just isn't.)

 

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