TV’s are small, plus a little Clutter

By Doug Schaefer

So I was sitting watching my 40" HDTV the other day, and started
thinking about why web browsing on a TV pretty much sucks, even with
all the pixels you get at 1080i or what have you. And trust me, I tried
it with our PS3 and other than watching YouTube videos, it's not a good
experience.

But
while I was sitting there on my couch (or sofa, depending on your
English dialect) a pretty normal distance from the TV, I held my hands
up to frame the size of the picture at arms length. Then lowering it to
may lap, it struck me. The size of the picture isn't any bigger than a
handheld gaming box, maybe slightly bigger than an iPod Touch (as I try
to find one for my son's birthday on Thursday :( ).

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