Friday, April 20, 2007

RSS: How Apple Will Change TV in 2007

Apple TV has a DVR -- it's called podcasting.


Convert video for Apple TV

Get DVDs and other video on your hard drive to play through Apple's set-top box

But before you dive in, remember that this is a gray area, legally speaking. Because ripping commercial DVDs circumvents the copy-protection system employed on these discs, it’s questionable as to whether the use of this type of software is legal—even if you own the DVD and are ripping it only to watch it in another form. You’ll have to assess the risks yourself; if you decide to take the plunge, read on.