[FoRK] almost

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Mon Feb 27 13:25:30 PST 2012


On 2/27/12 11:42 AM, Stephen Williams wrote:
> On 2/27/12 10:34 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
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>> On 2/27/2012 10:12 AM, Adam L Beberg wrote:
>>> Because what everyone craves is to watch movies and play games on a 4"
>>> screen instead of their big screen.
>>
>> Using media when, where, and how you want it *is* a killer app. Complaints about screen size are typically from someone who's 
>> never crossed that river.
>
> All devices now support HDMI (the new standard is multiplexing through micro-USB, with a new kind of cable).  Most or all support 
> direct Wifi video transmission that works with most big screen TVs (HD, although maybe not yet full HD in most cases).  On older 
> devices, this sometimes was herky jerky, but that's obviously not going to be a problem with quad core, actually using GPU, etc.
>
> Achieving those ATT commercial room-to-room video watching?  Forget cable, doing that now with a mobile device streaming via 4G is 
> just a matter of software.

http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/12/02/27/193232/asus-padfone-combines-smartphone-tablet-keyboard
/This Snapdragon-powered smartphone has a 4.3" screen with a generous 960x540 resolution. If you want more screen real estate,the 
PadFone slides into the back of a tablet docking station that offers a 10", 1280x800 display 
<http://techreport.com/discussions.x/22544>alongside an auxiliary battery. That combo can in turn be plugged into an external 
keyboard with a full-sized SD slot, USB port, and other perks./
Do you also need to snap it into the back of your big screen?

sdw

>
>>
>> BTW, if you have new vuzix media glasses, it's just like a 50ft movie screen anyways...
>>
>> Greg
>>
>
> sdw 



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