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Can I do all this with Google TV?

Discussion in 'Google TV General Discussion' started by crashintoty, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. crashintoty

    crashintoty New Member

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    I mainly watch downloaded tv shows and movies (xvid, mkv, mp4, etc.), listen to music and view photos via Windows Media Center and/or Boxee from my NAS server (via Windows file sharing/CIFS/Samba). I also watch sports live on broadcast television and watch shows recorded on my Comcast DVR box (shows I can't download)... will I be able to do ALL this with Google TV?
     
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    If you have a cable box i think you could do all of that. I have lots shows downloaded as well and it's played all of them so far. I also have a TiVo and am able to watch TV/DVR just fine. You just have to make sure your DVR has HDMI out.
     
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    Via Samba/NFS etc not from what I've read... everything points to the need for a DLNA server, I wont be able to tell you 100% until I get mine next week though
     
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    Whoa! It even plays MKV fiiles?!?!

    How is the menu and UI for playing DLNA/local network files? Does it provide thumbs and synposis for your downloaded media (like Boxee)?
     
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    I'm not sure if any of my files are MKV so i'm not 100% about that. The UI isn't great. No thumbs that i've seen and no synopsis. just stock looking folder icons.
     
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    according to the specs Logitech's Revue supports mkvs, again I'll be able to confirm this all next week when mine arrives.
     
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    crashintoty New Member

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    Okay. I'll look for your post
     

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