iTV Lets You Control Your Dreambox [SiriProxy Plugin] (video)

@ninja98 created a Plugin for SiriProxy allowing you to control your Enigma2 enabled device such as the Dreambox.

The Plugin is not available yet but in the video we can see that the following commands are supported:

  • “Start Television”
  • “Next Channel”
  • “Previous Channel”
  • Change to a specific channel like “BBC” “Channel 4”
  • “Shutdown Television”
Watch the video after the break: Continue reading

Apple to launch Siri-Enabled Television by 2013, will we get an iTV?

Apple Television SiriIt looks like Apple is working on a Siri-Enabled television. Nick Bilton of the New York Times quotes anonymous sources saying that the Apple television is a “guaranteed product for Apple” because “Steve thinks the industry is totally broken”. We already learned from Steve Jobs’ biography that Apple might build a television.

Jobs said their television “will have the simplest user interface you could imagine”. With Siri, Apple has found that perfect interface. You don’t have to worry about losing your remote control anymore, just tell your television what you want to do. Continue reading