John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss the sad state of TV technology, why the TV situation is worse than music and even phones, why Apple has decided it can't solve this particular problem right now, why TiVo sucks (but is still better than all the other alternatives), and which box, of the ten connected to your TV, is the best one to use to watch Netflix.
Links for this episode:
- John Siracusa's articles at Ars Technica
- Apple's Trouble with TV
- AirPlay as Apple's Backdoor Strategy
- Steve Jobs on Television [Video]
- John Siracusa on The Pipeline