Open Source DVR
Linux Based Monolith Challenges TiVo
Implications - On top of being completely free from monthly charges and able to ignore DRM codes, the Monolith is also fully capable of utilizing open-source plugins to further enhance its capabilities. From weather reports and jukeboxes, to effortless file surfing, the Monolith is truly an entertainment device unlike any other. It's not hard to imagine that a few companies will be upset that it circumvents DRM copyright codes, but you really can't fault a product for giving consumers what they want.