[FoRK] car & tv internet
lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 11:46:18 PST 2011
On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 11:21 AM, Bill Kearney <wkearney99 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Ignoring the fact you're leaving a considerable consumer of electricity
> burning with nothing on the screen. Or worse, static material that burns
> in the screen.
Well, you can have a screen saver on a TV as easily as on a PC.
Does a TV burn more power than a monitor of the same size?
> Here's where I'm reminded of the failed effort that was Pointcast. And
> somewhat tangentially of the Chumby.
I have a Chumby on my desk right now. Sure is cute.
It was a genuinely visionary project with an incredibly accurate
concept of the future as far as mobile apps and now TV++ apps. I'm
amazed to say that it was underhyped. But I wish their execution had
> -----Original Message-----
>> Turn on the TV, use the cursor keys on the remote, you're done.
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