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I was excited until I read the formats AppleTV supports and then what the WDTV supports. Then again, I don't need HD really. It's nice, but all my movies aren't in it.
I am looking forward to the iPad 3 though. I want a new tablet (my generic Android tablet sucks) and the iPad looks pretty awesome.thumb.gif
Off Topic: I can get an Original Xbox and hack it for XMBC for $30. Should I do that, or spend the extra money and get a WDTV?
Also, what's up with OCN?
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Lol! Didn't catch that.

Meh. Apple. At least they're making companies have higher standards. That's probably the only thing I will like about Apple, but you can say that with other companies too.
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So...this Apple TV. Does it have any free streaming content, or is it all purchase/subscription-based?
    
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Does it have any App support? Or you are just limited with Stock Apps? I am really thinking of getting one.
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So...this Apple TV. Does it have any free streaming content, or is it all purchase/subscription-based?
The content you stream is from your computer, although you can rent movies from Apple. It's also integrated with iTunes Match. You've got YouTube, Netflix, and other apps too.
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Does it have any App support? Or you are just limited with Stock Apps? I am really thinking of getting one.
There's no app support for the Apple TV 2, but you can mirror the display on your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 to your HDTV, and supported apps actually render on your TV with a 16:9 ratio (i.e: no black bars) and up to 720p wirelessly.

(You can use ATV Flash (black) on it too, if you wanted to have a bit more flexibility -- $30.)

The Apple TV 3 may support 1080p wirelessly but I'm not sure -- that's a lot of bandwidth your router will need.
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The content you stream is from your computer, although you can rent movies from Apple. It's also integrated with iTunes Match. You've got YouTube, Netflix, and other apps too.

I see. So...it doesn't really do much more than what my Panasonic Viera TV does--except access to itunes, that is...?
    
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I see. So...it doesn't really do much more than what my Panasonic Viera TV does--except access to itunes, that is...?
I'm not really sure what your TV does, but it's pretty much just for streaming. You can view photos, play music, watch movies, rent movies or TV shows, view YouTube, NetFlix, as well as a few other things. You can also make use of AirPlay on your 4S/iPad 2 if you've got one.

That's mostly it, unless you jail break it.
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Quad core is irrelevant. I have been streaming everything I own to my HDTV for years with just about any device. PS3. HTPC.
If you want to talk cheap, the WDTV boxes are $100 and they can play way more formats than an AppleTV can.
Edit: Where do you read quad core anyways?

So have I, but its always been a massive pain, streaming from my Xbox or WDTV, or PS3, there are always audio issues or format issues, not to mention 2 of my WDTV's have killed themselves for no apparent reason.

Also you cant stream a movie from your tablet or phone to it.

You should have learnt by now, Apple doesn't invent.... It revolutionizes things that have already been invented, they make it work and work well.

That is why the "Apple Hipsters" and fanboys buy Apple products, they work....
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I would say that it is likely pretty common for people to have a computer in their living room, all you need is a long HDMI cable and your set.
This apple POS doesn't even support MKV's, in other words it can't play the majority of content on the internet. A PS3 does pretty much the exact same thing as this only with far more functionality.

Don't think so.

99 bucks ain't too bad for the convenience provides and "furniture" that it is.

This can cater to some people not everyone.
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I'm not really sure what your TV does, but it's pretty much just for streaming. You can view photos, play music, watch movies, rent movies or TV shows, view YouTube, NetFlix, as well as a few other things. You can also make use of AirPlay on your 4S/iPad 2 if you've got one.
That's mostly it, unless you jail break it.

Don't a lot of smart TV's do that already? (not rhetorical)
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So have I, but its always been a massive pain, streaming from my Xbox or WDTV, or PS3, there are always audio issues or format issues, not to mention 2 of my WDTV's have killed themselves for no apparent reason.
Also you cant stream a movie from your tablet or phone to it.
You should have learnt by now, Apple doesn't invent.... It revolutionizes things that have already been invented, they make it work and work well.
That is why the "Apple Hipsters" and fanboys buy Apple products, they work....

This is true. Viera TV's have all that "smart" tv jazz--netflix, amazon streaming, pandora, DLNA streaming from your compatible network devices, playing movie files from USB sticks and SD-cards for a while, all native with no add-on hardware or software. But of course Apple will be known as the entity that revolutionized the ability to do all of these things "from your TV." It's a shame. It's true, but a shame.
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Don't a lot of smart TV's do that already? (not rhetorical)

Yep, except for itunes content and possibly hulu (hulu varies by brand IIRC).
    
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