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Old 02-24-2012, 07:45 PM   #1
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Smart TV or PS3?

I'm in the market for a new tv and was looking at the "latest" smart tvs (internet ready). I mentioned to the salesman that the "regular" flatscreens were really coming down in price since these smart tvs come out. He told me that personally,he would grab one of these "regular" tvs and spend the savings on a Playstation 3, hence making it a "smart" tv. I am not a gamer but I like the idea of having that option in addition to blu ray, 3D capability, bluetooth capability and internet browsing and streaming netflix. This all seems too good to be true! Is it?
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:47 PM   #3
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PS3 does all off that. i would go with the ps3 over the smart tv
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:50 PM   #4
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I've had a PS3 for about 2 years and never used the blu-ray player. I do use PS3 media server and stream hi-def movies to the Ps3 very happy with that.

Link to a video of PS3 Media Server.
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:51 PM   #5
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:51 PM   #6
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I've used it as a bluray player a few times , mostly use mine for gaming
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:52 PM   #7
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Yeah PS3 over TV in a heart beat.. PS3 media center is awesome, blu-ray player, play old school games, new school games, its hackable, and can do hulu and netflix.
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:52 PM   #8
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Futureshop had the 320 gig , with a game and an extra controller on for $299
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:53 PM   #9
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Anybody use blutooth accessories? (headphones, speakers, keyboard) Any issues?
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:53 PM   #10
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Yeah PS3 over TV in a heart beat.. PS3 media center is awesome, blu-ray player, play old school games, new school games, its hackable, and can do hulu and netflix.
I thought the newer ones weren't backwards compatible with PS1 / PS2 ?
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Anybody use blutooth accessories? (headphones, speakers, keyboard) Any issues?
I use a Blutooth mini keyboard without any issues. The PS3 remote control is worth the extra $.
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I've used it as a bluray player a few times , mostly use mine for gaming
What you play?
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Futureshop had the 320 gig , with a game and an extra controller on for $299
Forgive my techno ignorance but what is the advantage of having "more gig" on a PS3? Gaming?
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Forgive my techno ignorance but what is the advantage of having "more gig" on a PS3? Gaming?
Media storage
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I don't mean on line games
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New flatscreen AND a PS3 coming up! My kids are gonna shit their pants!
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New flatscreen AND a PS3 coming up! My kids are gonna shit their pants!
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I like the GTA series , Killzone , Metal Gear , Formula 1 2012 , GT5 , Assasin's Creed
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