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Wannabe Geek

#63175 22-Jun-2010 07:01
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I am just starting on the HTPC route and wanted some thoughts on what I need to get to have a good set up.

So far I have the simple stuff - new Mac Mini connected to Bravia via HDMI, separate Sky box. I have fibre to the home through Xnet, so fast connection, but no option on MySky as it is an IP phone line.

On the Mac I have just set up TV On Demand sites, Ziln and loaded all films and music I have.

It feels like I'm missing something to access more content and to bring it all together - any thoughts/ideas? Happy to shell out a few more $ if needed!


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  #344027 22-Jun-2010 08:04
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UHF freeview connection?
iTunes downloads for movies?


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  #344036 22-Jun-2010 08:44
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You are missing Freeview which could be a DVR, or a HTPC software (although on the Mac it may not be completely "integrated" solution.

What about iTunes account for buying/renting movies?

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Ultimate Geek

  #344059 22-Jun-2010 10:08
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you are missing High Def, i dont think on-demand stuff is in high def.


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Wannabe Geek

  #344258 22-Jun-2010 18:46
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Cool - I have iTunes up and running, but will look into the Freeview option.

Thanks guys

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