The first true Nintendo Entertainment System – the Wii combines gaming (with a catalog covering the last 20 yrs), Web access (via the Internet Channel), streaming media (via the free software – Orb), and now interactive TV (in Japan)!
That’s right – Big N launched the Wii TV Guide Channel in Japan. According to NWF, “Users can rate shows, share their favorite shows with friends, and mark their favorite programs to receive email/text alerts a half hour before they begin.”
One of the most useful features “is the ability to use the Wii remote as a universal remote control. Wii owners can use the controller to change channels, adjust the volume, and switch back and forth between their shows and the TV Guide Channel.”
(via Nintendo Wii Fanboy)