The Microsoft Xbox 360 video game platform already has been positioned as a video download system and next-generation set-top box for IPTV service providers. Now, MediaMall Technologies has introduced software called PlayOn for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and similar platforms to download TV programming from online sources to run on TVs. It's the latest arrival of a solution designed to make you want to cancel your traditional cable TV--or even your new-fangled telco TV service to watch whatever the Internet has to offer for the price of your broadband connection.
- PC World has this story
Xbox has steadily gained fame as a TV platform