6 tips for getting more from your Apple TV
Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:49 AM
I'm also not a big fan of the Remote app. In my opinion, the user experience is poor. You're better off just using the built-in Music or Videos apps and streaming your content to the Apple TV over AirPlay.
Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:22 AM
Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:03 AM
These suggestions may seem obvious to someone who is used to exploring and tinkering with settings and preferences but for a large majority of users the thought of looking at preferences wouldn't even cross their minds. Just take a look at the Apple discussion forums where users are clueless about the simplest functions and demand to be spoon fed the answers.
As for the ATV itself, and the Roku too, these boxes have a long way to go before they replace cable or satellite. The big problem of course are the content providers who want keep the status quo and their revenue streams profitable. Even Jobs hadn't cracked that nut yet.
Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:05 AM
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 02:42 PM
Regardless of tips about certain settings it is the same feature limited device by Apple's choice.
High time for an article on alternative firmware for the Apple TV?
Posted 16 November 2012 - 08:15 PM
The computer doesn't have to be running to play a movie from iTunes though, which is what most people were using it for....movie rental, tv/movie purchase from iTunes.
Posted 17 November 2012 - 02:55 AM
To omit such a basic information is to mislead readers who do not reside in the US.
Posted 17 November 2012 - 02:57 AM
p.s.: I mean the main subscribed services such as Netflix and Hulu, of course.