Seagate shows off HDD-to-TV media player
FreeAgent Theatre demo'd
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Question for all
Are there even any Reg readers who haven't sworn to never buy another Seagate product after the .11 fiasco?
Lack of text in the article
Looks like the comments I made on Friday about there being no text in this article (because I'm not going to be the only one who can't watch videos at work) must have stung a little. So much that none of my comment was posted, even though most of it would be relevant to this article (well that's just a guess based on the comments that did make it through).
Research? What research?
Seagate have really looked into this haven't they? Wonder how they missed the wonders of consoles like the 360 or PS3 and free software like TVersity that can stream virtually any media across a network and onto a TV / Sound System.
Why would anyone spend a minimum of £90 on such a device when if you have one of the above consoles you can do it for free?!
Ok, the bad list is blatantly obvious
- no networking
- no HDMI
- coaxial digital out?! Is this some abandoned Philips project they picked up for cheap?
- The menues are as shoddy as on any other random HDD-media thingy from China
What I want to know is: At 90 quid, the drive is included?
I agree. I almost skipped the whole thing a few seconds in because it was so annoying.
I would have been interested if it had HDMI and connectivity for a standard USB hard drive (or eSATA even). It looks to me a bit like an old games console from the early 80's.