Tom's Hardware: The MythTV Convergence
Sep 11, 2006, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ed Tittel, Justin Korelc)
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"Technology surrounds and supports us in our everyday lives; it
sometimes even assists with routine tasks on the job or at home. A
new crop of ever-more sophisticated devices is becoming
increasingly more attuned to and aware of our entertainment or
communications needs where some features overlap across separate
devices. One example is the cell phone that doubles as a PDA
preloaded with games, or how about a PDA that can be converted into
a softphone when using the right software?
"Some of these devices are islands unto themselves--not that
they were intended to be isolated from others--it just happens to
be their nature..."