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Old Apr 28, 2012, 09:26 AM   #51
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Could be cool. I've never heard of this service before, but it seems like a U.S. only thing (I'm in Canada). So, I wonder what they might have in store for us, in terms of content?
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 09:44 AM   #52
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Why doesnt apple just take over Netflix. It's cheap in comparison to their own value and problems solved?
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 09:46 AM   #53
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This is great! Anything that gets more content without a JB is fine with me
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 11:04 AM   #54
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Thankfully, for me, I have a Samsung LED TV with a Hulu+ app. So, with an ATV, and my TV, I have all that I need. That said, it would be nice to have Hulu+ on ATV so I don't have to have 3 fricken remotes.
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 01:20 PM   #55
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Of course Apple could just buy out Netflix, pick up all their studio contracts, and start migrating people.
Would not be that great because Netflix will be than exclusive to only Apple products, that would really suck. Sure Netflix has been failing but I do expect a change so I have not given up yet like other poor people who complain about Netflix.
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 02:56 PM   #56
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Epix is awful. Add Amazon Video On Demand.
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 04:15 PM   #57
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What the **** is Epix?
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 04:36 PM   #58
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Real television

Films are easy and television is not about films. If Apple is so smart, give me the following:

- Base fee = $100.- purchase of Apple TV hardware
- $0.99 per channel per month, first & last months = 40 days
- >95% world channels availability
- availability - anywhere in the world
- intuitive easy Internet channel management via box checking/unchecking

...I am in for life.
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 04:57 PM   #59
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Hulu+ is the only app that is missing that really matters at this point. It's the one app that potentially makes other boxes more attractive.
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 09:35 PM   #60
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I was actually surprised by how good the streaming was. Netflix usually locks up for a bit and then continues. Somehow, their streaming has much more consistent quality buffering. I appreciate that, especially on wifi.
They need to fix their fullscreen controls. I've full-screened and you get grey bars on movies instead of black.
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 06:00 PM   #61
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Cool story bro... I don't care that much.

How about giving the Apple TV a coax input so we can watch/record the channels that are given for FREE to every US citizen (and pretty much every citizen of every country)? This is the one reason I don't use the Apple TV!

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Hulu+ is the only app that is missing that really matters at this point. It's the one app that potentially makes other boxes more attractive.
You can watch every popular show on NBC, Fox, ABC, and CBS for free on public TV. The Apple TV needs antenna/cable input.
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 06:02 PM   #62
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yes...wayyyy behind! :|
True, indeed. I have all the content I want with my Roku devices.
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Old Apr 30, 2012, 05:50 AM   #63
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If anything Apple should buy Hulu so I can get it on my Apple TV.
Hulu Plus would be a great addition to the Apple TV.

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Epix is awful. Add Amazon Video On Demand.
This will never happen.... Apple and Amazon are bitter rivals.
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Old Apr 30, 2012, 09:53 AM   #64
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So we could play Impossible Mission, Temple of Apshai and Summer Games on our Apple TV´s
I admit I LOLed.

Impossible Mission was one of my favorite games on my C64

/That and Castle of Dr Creep! Booyah!
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Old May 1, 2012, 09:40 AM   #65
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Apple TV is a JOKE

Apple TV, or any other boxes, is a joke. You're better off hooking up your computer to the TV. Apple TV does not offer any browser support so the only useful thing to do with Apple TV is to keep buying more and more.

With a computer hooked up to your TV, you can watch fox.com, hulu (without the plus), Netflix, and whatever else it is you need.

I almost bought Apple TV but when I learned more about this box, I found out that other boxes are pretty much the same. There's NO point!
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