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The Future Of Television Isn’t About the Hardware

Harry C. Marks, Macgasm

…it is unnecessary for Apple to build a television with Siri integration or gesture recognition or a touchscreen. These are fighting the symptoms of a purely pathological disease only a handful of people actually have: pundit boredom. The Xbox One looks like a nice piece of kit, but is it really moving the future of television forward? It’s giving customers more control over how they interact with their television, but is it giving them control over their content?

A fantastic look at the current state of living room gadgets, and why the problem isn’t related to hardware at all. I’ve been spouting this same rhetoric for over a year now. The issue is content, and it still doesn’t look like that is going to change any time soon.

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