Apple TV and Front Row

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by rthngl, Feb 17, 2008.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Oct 4, 2007
    Is playing a 720p video in Front Row on a MBP connected to a 1080p hdtv same as playing a 720p movie on Apple TV?

    When will Front Row be upgraded to the new Apple TV UI?
  2. macrumors 68000


    Jun 24, 2004
    San Diego, CA
    No, AppleTV upscales the video to 1080p for you - your MBP does no so your HDTV will upscale it - depending on your TV that might be good or it might not. Also HDMI is a much cleaner clearer picture which you can not get via MBP IMO.

    In my opinion it wont. The AppleTV pushes rentals - thats iTunes job on the Mac.

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