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  MSN TV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
MSN TV (formerly WebTV) is the name of both a thin client which uses a television for display (rather than a monitor), and the online service that supports it.
In 2001, Microsoft's MSN unit took over WebTV's subscribers, and contracts with Philips and Sony were terminated in favor of RCA being the sole manufacturer of units.
Like the MSN Companion, the "Deuce" is capable of broadband access, and allows the use of a mouse, but it uses the television as an output device, eliminating the need for a computer desk in crowded homes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/MSN_TV   (1353 words)

 MSN TV 2 takes you to the future of TV: Review : Ployer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
MSN TV 2 could be great way to introduce the kids to the Internet experience, the system is loaded with parental controls so you can keep the adult content out.
I tested MSN TV 2 on two TVs, on the first (average size), web browsing was a little shoddy (the system compensated for TV size by trying to squeezing page to fit (this is optional) the squeeze unfortunately did not squeeze images to fit...what is needed is for the feature to squash entire page.
MSN TV offers subscription packages required to receive MSN TV service ranging from $9.95 monthly or $99.95 annually for users who connect through their own broadband service to $21.95 monthly or $199.95 annually for dial-up users.
ployer.com /archives/2006/01/msn_tv_2_takes_you_to_the_future_of_tv_review.php   (698 words)

 Microsoft Announces the New MSN TV 2 Internet & Media Player
MSN TV 2 is the only product that brings premium MSN content, PC-stored digital media and e-mail to TV for a truly integrated Internet and media experience.
MSN TV 2 is equipped with an Ethernet port and two USB ports for accessories such as digital media card readers, wireless network adapters and printers.
MSN TV 2 will be available nationwide at major consumer electronic retailers including Best Buy, Circuit City Stores Inc. and CompUSA, as well as online through Amazon.com and Microsoft.com, beginning the first week of October.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/10-05-2004/0002266263&EDATE=   (1355 words)

 The Gadgeteer - MSN TV 2 Internet & Media Player
TV (or VCR connected to a TV) with available audio/video input jacks or available antenna jack (if your TV only has an antenna jack, an RF modulator is required).
MSN TV 2 supports MSN Radio and other Web-based Internet radio stations (that are Windows Media-compatible) and that do not require a client download of software.
MSN TV 2 would give users like these an easy way to get onto the web with as little frustration as possible.
www.the-gadgeteer.com /review/msn_tv_2_internet_media_player   (2147 words)

 Microsoft gives MSN TV a face-lift | CNET News.com
The MSN TV 2 box is among a wave of new products that promise to shuttle audio and video content throughout the home.
The MSN TV 2 device, which is expected to sell for $199, is designed to stream video and music either from the Internet or from a PC.
MSN has focused mainly on providing online access to content that can't be found on broadcast television, such as the full season of Major League Baseball.
news.com.com /Microsoft+gives+...+a+face-lift/2100-1041_3-5286151.html   (1388 words)

The MSN TV 2 box is meant to be connected to a Standard Definition (SD) TV via an analog signal that can be carried by a composite or S-video cable (just like most VCRs or DVD players).
MSN TV 2 is very easy to setup and use, and depending of what you’re looking for, this could be what you need.
Although MSN TV was originally designed for non-computer users, MSN TV 2 is also built to be connected to a home network, altough more expensive devices will handle multimedia files better.
www.ubergizmo.com /15/archives/2006/01/msn_tv_2_review.html   (1044 words)

 MSN TV Service Set-Up Instructions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Once you are on-line, MSN TV recommends that you access their tutorial, which will take you through the process step-by-step.
MSN TV users should track their usage manually.
MSN TV can be reached by calling 800-469-3288 or visit their website at http://help.webtv.net.
home.shentel.net /popup.cfm?ThisPage=Setup-MSNTV   (344 words)

 PCWorld.com - First Look: Surfing on Your MSN TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
MSN TV 2 is the latest incarnation of the product formerly known as WebTV.
MSN TV notifies you when you have new e-mail messages, and the Web-based e-mail client interface is simple to use, even for first-time e-mail users.
The only practical use I see for MSN TV 2 is for the few people who have yet to take their first step onto the Internet.
www.pcworld.com /reviews/article/0,aid,118130,00.asp   (1139 words)

 MSN TV / WebTV Newsgroup Help
One exception to this is the news:webtv.users group,which is also only for MSN TV users and has the added bonus of being moderated.
Every MSN TV user can create club newsgroups, within certain restrictions, and there are now over 100 private groups and about 1,200 public groups.
Every MSN TV user has the ability to vote for or against all proposed WebTV newsgroups (except the club groups which anyone can create).
members.tripod.com /~JonU235/newsgroups.html   (1036 words)

 MSN TV 2 - powered by phpMyFAQ 1.5.5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Is it possible to have two MSN TV 2...
Is the MSN TV (WebTV) keyboard compatible with MSN...
MyTVLife is run by Tommy, a member of the MSNTV team at Microsoft, but the opinions and information reflected on these pages are solely his and do not reflect the opinions of MSN TV, MSN, or Microsoft.
www.mytvlife.com /faq   (227 words)

 MSN TV Review
MSN TV is that you don’t need a computer to enjoy the Internet.
MSN TV must be the first thing attached to your television.
MSN TV is an appliance that can enhance your television viewing and give you an entry to the high-tech world with e-mail and Internet content.
www.compukiss.com /populartopics/retire_govhtm/review266.htm   (832 words)

 Windows Mobile™-based Pocket PCs and Smartphones
MSN Messenger* is available for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC and Smartphone users.
MSN Messenger is a standard application for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs and Smartphones (versions 2002 and 2003).
To launch MSN Messenger on your device, all you need to do to get started is launch MSN Messenger from the Programs menu (a connection to the internet must be established first).
messenger.msn.com /Devices/PocketPC.aspx   (260 words)

 Microsoft's New MSN TV Page 1 - First Looks - Digital Trends
Microsoft is gearing up to unveil a new version of its MSN TV service and hardware with a completely redesigned broadband-enabled Internet receiver.
Internet access is obtained by connecting to a broadband modem or router, or by using MSN TV’s dialup service.
The Home page allows access to all of the MSN TV options, as well as providing weather, news, and sports information at a glance.
reviews.digitaltrends.com /firstlook56.html   (525 words)

 MSN TV 2 is the easy way to get wired
MSN's fees are comparable to America Online's: $22 a month if you dial in or $10 a month if you already have an Internet service provider.
MSN TV2 has several features that Microsoft hopes will make the box attractive to people who already live in a wired household.
Nevertheless, the MSN TV2 is best suited for the same job its predecessor was nine years ago -- to provide an easy and inexpensive route to the online world.
www.courier-journal.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051217/COLUMNISTS17/512170330/1011/SCENE   (739 words)

 Microsoft looks to take MSN TV worldwide News - PC Advisor
MSN TV 2 allows users to access MSN's online services and the internet through a television using a dial-up or broadband internet connection.
MSN TV can quickly be customised for different countries, according to a spokesperson for for MSN TV, and the company hopes to have the product available in some international markets within three years.
WebTV and the first MSN TV box were designed to bring internet access to users who did not own PCs, including senior citizens.
www.pcadvisor.co.uk /news/index.cfm?newsid=4603   (419 words)

 PC Magazine: New Bells and Whistles for the MSN TV 2 Player
The update is automatic for all MSN TV 2 players and features new digital music, photo and e-mail management functions, according to a recent news release.
MSN TV 2's Photo home page will now show thumbnails of the most recently viewed pictures, automatically.
The update enables the MSN TV 2 players to perform scheduled e-mail checks and to notify users of incoming messages through a light on the set-top box.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_zdpcm/is_200508/ai_n14909485   (444 words)

 Amazon.com: RCA/MSN TV 2 Internet and Media Player: Electronics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
MSN TV 2 is a perfect addition to your home broadband network and works great as a primary e-mail and Internet access point if you're using a dialup account over a regular phone line.
The MSN TV 2 set-top box, a wireless keyboard, a remote control, keyboard and remote batteries, an installation CD-ROM, a 6-foot audio/video interconnect, a user's manual, a quick-start guide, an AC/DC power adapter (for the set-top box), a registration card, and warranty information.
MSN TV dialup services are available as a local call in most areas.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0002Y67UG?v=glance   (2762 words)

 MSN TV: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
MSN TV (formerly WebTV) is an Internet Internet quick summary:
(MSN TV subscriptions peaked at around 1 million in the early 2000s, EHandler: no quick summary.
Microsofts ultimatetv product was developed by their webtv networks (now microsoft tv) subsidiary in mountain view, california, and released to the public...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/ms/msn_tv3.htm   (1192 words)

 Microsoft MSN TV 2 Internet & Media Player RM4100 at TigerDirect.com
MSN TV lets you save up to 100 images that you can organize into photo albums or turn into screensavers.
MSN TV 2 connects to your TV and current phone line or broadband home network with no software to load or maintain.
MSN TV dial-up services are available as a local call in most areas.
www.tigerdirect.com /applications/searchtools/item-Details.asp?EdpNo=1243214&sku=M17-7200   (1555 words)

 Sound And Vision Magazine - WebTV on Steroids
Later, to confirm the MSN TV 2 player's compatibility with my Wi-Fi network, I used a wireless network adapter that attached to one of the player's two USB ports.
Unlike most media receivers, the MSN TV 2 is useless without a subscription.
The MSN TV 2 actually makes most sense for people who don't own a computer — so have neither a home network nor broadband access — and are willing to pay at least $22 a month for the dial-up plan.
www.soundandvisionmag.com /article.asp?print_page=y§ion_id=5&article_id=775&page_number=1&preview=   (732 words)

 MSN TV UK - Latest TV News and Gossip | Reality TV Coverage | UK TV Listings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
MSN's TV columnist has been digging around for TV recommendations to save you time.
Coronation Street is one of the best-loved soap operas on TV.
Footballers' Wives, the undisputed champion of 'Trash TV', continued to be hilariously vulgar.
entertainment.msn.co.uk /tv/Default.asp?MSID=226f0d9690274cb381e1c9888023e837   (285 words)

 MSN TV service
MSN Messenger is already integrated, so you can get started right away.
With MSN Messenger you can see when your friends are online so that you can send an instant message to a friend or "talk" with several friends at once.
If you already have MSN TV service, all you need to do is go to the Web Home Page and select the Messenger button at the top of the page.
messenger.msn.com /Devices/MsnTV.aspx   (174 words)

 UltimateTV: MSN TV Statement of Privacy
MSN TV service ("MSN TV service") is a limited Internet access service for television provided by WebTV Networks, Inc. in conjunction with Microsoft Corporation (collectively "Microsoft").
In general, the collection and use of Operating Information allows Microsoft to analyze the use of the MSN TV service to continue to develop and provide improved advertising, content, features and services that are of the most interest to our subscribers.
If you do allow others, including family or household members, to access the MSN TV service through your account, including Secondary Users or other members of your household, please understand that you are responsible for the actions of those individuals.
www.ultimatetv.com /privacy_msntv.asp   (1694 words)

 MSN TV 2 Internet & Media Player Debuts
The software giant's MSN TV unit said the broadband device is expected to hit retail outlets by mid-October and will offer a home network device capable of shuttling premium MSN content, PC-stored digital media and e-mail to TV services.
The MSN TV 2 Internet & Media Player (formerly WebTV), is manufactured by Thomson under the RCA brand and comes with a wireless keyboard and remote control.
The premium MSN TV service includes access to 200 commercial-free radio stations, a primary MSN e-mail account with 2 gigabytes of storage, 10 secondary e-mail accounts with 250 megabytes of storage and spam protection capabilities.
www.internetnews.com /bus-news/article.php/3417711   (342 words)

 MSN TV and CinemaNow Will Stream Movies From the Web to Television
MSN TV intends to collaborate with CinemaNow to optimize its Internet-delivered digital movie and television content for TV viewing.
The new functionality is expected to be made available to MSN TV 2 subscribers in spring 2005 as part of a free automatic upgrade.
The MSN TV 2 Internet and Media Player enables broadband home-networked consumers subscribed to the MSN TV service to enjoy their digital video, music and photo files on the television through a home network, and also provides e-mail and Internet access via a television.
microsoft.com /presspass/press/2005/jan05/01-06MSNTVCinemaNowPR.mspx   (651 words)

 MSN TV 2 Enthusiasts: SiteMessages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
MSN TV 2 will simply be one topic of many that is discussed here (Tivo, MCE, SageTV, Xbox Live, Slingbox, etc and so forth).
I'll also still be giving little glimpse into MSN TV and the world of Microsoft on a periodic basis...maybe post some photos of my office or something so you can see what I do on a daily basis (besides running MyTVLife.com and dodoskido.com).
MSN TV's marketing folks are on my case again about using "msntv2" as part of my domain name.
www.mytvlife.com /archives/cat_sitemessages.html   (6882 words)

 PC Magazine: MSN TV 2 Combines Media Hub and Web Access
The player also delivers premium MSN content, which includes news, weather, sports, and entertainment headlines, through the MSN TV homepage.
"The new MSN TV 2 Internet & Media Player frees consumers from their home offices so that they can enjoy Web or PC-based photo slide shows, music, or videos with their families in their living rooms," says Sam Klepper, general manager of MSN TV at Microsoft.
Some premium MSN content features, such as video clips, are only available over a broadband connection, however.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_zdpcm/is_200410/ai_n7181684   (456 words)

 tv filter
Rob Thomas has confirmed to Mike Ausiello of "TV Guide" that "Veronica Mars" will be back for 22 episodes, although the CW can cut it to 13 episodes if the ratings suck.
I've never hotwired a car, but from everything I've seen in TV and movies, it seems like it took way, way too long for Sucre to realize something was wrong with it.
TV Week reports that, though CW execs aren't confirming it yet, the show will definitely be back for its 11th season in the fall, furthering its status as the longest-running family drama in American TV history.
spaces.msn.com /tvfilter   (7478 words)

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