1. the-green

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    nice to see it a reality after all
     
  2. Foxi4

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    We already know that it has h.264 support, it's supported in the web browser so it has to be there. ;)
     
  3. DinohScene

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    Well that and what Foxi said.
    SmartTV's got a weak CPU and GPU to begin with.

    Besides, I'm getting an HD telly from a mate of mine.
    That thing is hardly a smart TV.
    It's 1080P and has a USB port for upgrading firmware I think...
    Other then that, it's got a scart port and 2 HDMI ports I believe.
    More then I'll ever need.

    Seeing I still rock an old CRT telly atm, that HD telly will still be funtioning when 8K tellies are as cheap as HD tellies are now.
     
  4. Saturosias

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    The PS3 actually has the most feature-rich media player out of all of the video game consoles thanks to homebrew.
     
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  5. WiiCube_2013

    WiiCube_2013 GBAtemp Guru
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    Look up the model of the TV and there might be a "hack" to make it play audio/video files. My TV has two HDMI ports, a card input, RF connector and not much else, it does have a USB port which was originally intended for updates & picture viewing.

    For Samsung TVs this could be useful:

     
  6. DinohScene

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    Eh, cba to go through that trouble.
    All I know it's an LG telly.
    Only thing I'll use it for is gaming anyway.
     
  7. ov3rkill

    ov3rkill GBAtemp Maniac
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    So, they've finally found a way to dump a disc image from the Wii U... nice!
    I've only seen one dump before. Forgot it's name, just correct me if I'm mistaken, I think it's Marvel Avengers.
     
  8. loco365

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    I have a PS3 myself, but the handheld tablet would be nice to stream the movie to, as I wouldn't have to have the TV on to watch a BluRay disc.
     
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  10. dario14

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    My TV doesn't play video files. I use a roku 3 to play video files. The roku is great but I wish I could do everything from one device.

    Edit: also the WiiU and Roku use the only two HDMI ports on my TV. If I wanted to play blurays I'd have to buy a new TV with more ports, or use a splitter or just unplug one and plug in the other. I really want one device that can do it all. Is there a smart blu ray player that can replace my roku?
     
  11. gokujr1000

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    It's a trap!
     
  12. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru
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    A smart bluray player... maybe the PS3?
     
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    Lol guess I set you up there
     
  14. crediar

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    I'm really keen to know how they plan to attain the drive key which is needed to emulate the drive.

    The key is unique per console and saved within the OTP of the Wii U.
     
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  15. Khar00f

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    Interesting, I'll probably still pick it up, but my main interest is homebrew, the Wii U has probably the most potential for homebrew out of all current and past consoles simply with the power of the gamepad.

    Once homebrew becomes available that's going to be interesting, sometimes I wish I had the knowledge to code like some of these guys.
     
  16. Ericthegreat

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    Needs hi10p.
     
  17. mznova

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    Please forgive me if this is off-topic but if I were to buy a wii U now and want to prepare for the wii key u and/or other future homebrews/exploits, should I be looking for a specific Wii U console model for it's lower firmware? Would it be okay to update to the latest firmware to play mario kart 8 and should I do any backups if that's even possible?
     
  18. The Real Jdbye

    The Real Jdbye Always Remember 30/07/08
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    I'll preorder it (probably)
    That is, if it runs every game and seems like a well made device. Don't know enough about it to say yet.
    I've been waiting on it since it was announced, and after this amount of time it better be damn good.
     
  19. vayanui8

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    I'd say this might help nintendo sell more systems which could help them make up for some of the money they've lost on the wii u, but they're already selling them for less than it costs to make them. This isn't looking too good for them, though it will hardly affect the massive amount of cash they have
     
  20. tHciNc

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    Woohoo, everyone line up to get ready to play the 1 game which has been dumped lol The Avengers: Battle for Earth
     
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