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    Headlines - PlayTV hopes to make PS3 the centre of living room entertainment

    PLayTV, the device that will act as a personal video recorder for the Playstation 3 has been given a launch date for Europe!
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    Re: Headlines - PlayTV hopes to make PS3 the centre of living room entertainment

    Looking forward to this. Any idea of price yet, it was originally touted at about £50 wasn't it?

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    Re: Headlines - PlayTV hopes to make PS3 the centre of living room entertainment

    We need something like ths on the 360 also.

    Ideal for people with just standard Sky, output into this new box and then run into the TV and you have the equivalent of the plus box. Consoles are becoming very media orientated as of late.

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    Re: Headlines - PlayTV hopes to make PS3 the centre of living room entertainment

    Of course you'll also have to replace the HDD so you can record more than a couple of shows. Sky+ etc. don't have to worry about all those game installs.

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    Re: Headlines - PlayTV hopes to make PS3 the centre of living room entertainment

    Yeah, hypothetiocally though it could work. Not as great as plus as that will be compressing the shows as it records them. It could work though

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    Re: Headlines - PlayTV hopes to make PS3 the centre of living room entertainment

    Oh, it'll work alright.....I'm even thinking of buying it. It's just that the final cost will be a lot more that advertitsed because of the limited size of the supplied drive. Hopefully it'll allow storage on external drives too.

    Compression would be a big plus though, especially since the shows are meant to be DRM free meaning easy transfer to portable media players too.

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    Re: Headlines - PlayTV hopes to make PS3 the centre of living room entertainment

    Interesting that it says it's two HD tuners. I didn't think that the freeview HD spec was finalised.

    Still, looks very interesting, be great to see the technical details.

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    Re: Headlines - PlayTV hopes to make PS3 the centre of living room entertainment

    Wow two tuners

    Looking forward to this. Was going to buy a freesat HD box the other day but sept does not seem that far away now

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