It's a Mac Mini, and yes it is the media server. The image on the TV is coming from an EyeTV plugged into the Mac. After reading TechCrunch piece about the ideal laptop for TV-watching, and the jkOnTheRun comments, I wanted to show this alternative. The TV itself is on the net.
- Mac Mini
- Volume control.
- Channel changer, you control this with the mouse cursor, using the trackpad. The TV remote control is the keyboard and trackpad.
- Rahm Emmanuel on the Charlie Rose show. He's the incoming White House Chief of Staff.