This seems suboptimal; I'd rather have full Internet access, e.g., through a game console
When you’re contemplating which flat panel TV to buy, could your purchase decision be based on what’s on the Web? At least three television manufacturers hope so.
Panasonic, Sharp and Sony are now selling TVs that connect directly to the Internet, bringing a varying range of content to TV screens without using a PC. The systems do not give direct Internet access, but rather offer a selection of Web-based material.