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Hollywood types are in a dither about declining numbers of viewers and rapidly changing demographics. But, while I t may look like people are turning their backs on television, many are in fact plugging into a different source for their entertainment fix. These users are taking TV to the next level by connecting their PCs directly to high-definition television sets to watch the latest Hollywood hit or golden oldie. They are also mingling social networking with their info mix to create personal programming nad menus for viewing on their large-screen TVs.
A number of dedicated systems have already been introduced that function as the hub of a powerful media network. Apple TV is one, slick example of the future of television and entertainment. It not only streams content to your wall-size flat screen, but can channel video and audio content to your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
All of this media activity has put a stronger spotlight on high-definition large-screen televisions and monitors as the ultimate output endpoints. We'd like to know what you're your thoughts on the PC-TV evolution, and invite you to take a few minutes to complete our survey. We'll share the results, so stay tuned!
-Tim Scannell, TechnologyGuide Editorial Director
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