Posts Tagged ‘television’

Heroes : Swimming With Dolphins

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Tonight is Sunday. Which means tomorrow is Monday and that means Heroes is on. I’m not so sure that is as meaningful as it used to be, as the show doesn’t feel as polished and tight storywise, as it did the first couple of seasons. The writing feels like its full of desperation moves and plot filler. I’ll tell you why.
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Boxee : The Killer App For AppleTV

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Procrastinating earlier today, thumbing through the Twitter stream, I came across a link to Boxee. I clicked through to see what the deal was and was greeted with something I have personally been waiting for since AppleTV made it’s debut.

When Steve Jobs announced AppleTV at Macworld 2007 I was initially really excited. Finally a chance to watch the gazillions of podcasts on my 61″ Samsung HDTV from the comfort of my couch. I had Front Row already on my Mac, but had never used it because, well, my Mac is in my office and my TV is not. AppleTV promised the ‘lean back’ viewing experience for all the new media I had become partial to. Mainstream TV holds little interest for me outside of a couple of big shows (Lost, Heroes etc) and sporting events. I watch so much more internet content these days but being relegated to the discomfort of my office is a real turn-off, especially having been in that office for many hours already during the work day.

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