Ideas, Life

TV Channel Bookmarks

If you’ve ever used Macromedia Homesite to write code, then you’re probably aware of a feature it has called “bookmarks.” You can bookmark (or unbookmark) a line of code with Ctrl-K and then visit each consecutive bookmark by pressing Ctrl-Shift-K. This way, you can keep your proverbial finger in several parts of the page without losing your place.

Am I the only person that thinks that this would be a great feature for a TV (or satellite/cable box)? Instead of having only the “Previous Channel” button, you could have a “Bookmark” (“TV Mark”?) button plus a button for scrolling through your marked channels. With the myriad of channels available in some cable packages, surely there are more than two things that people are trying to keep an eye on at once…

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