An interesting perspective on Apple and Microsoft living room competition. Too bad my Xbox sounds like a 737 and Xbox Live Gold now costs >= $59.99/year.
“When CEO Tim Cook shows off Apple’s TV set this fall, I bet he’ll call voice-activated universal search a revolutionary way to interact with your television. What Cook probably won’t mention is that it already exists. Indeed, much of what Apple is likely to build into its TV is available today on a gadget whose interface is just as easy to use as anything Apple will cook up. The device is called the Xbox 360.”