Apple TV software update adds gesture support via Remote

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by rotarypower101, Jun 24, 2009.

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  1. rotarypower101
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    rotarypower101

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    never read the front page....my links direct me right here.

    Anyway, i played with it for a few minutes, and it seems to be much better than it ever has been for me(read: I have had extensive troubles with all 3 of our machines )

    I dont know if it is a permanent change, but here is hopping!
    our menus are much,much snappier.
    the issues of lag are decreased substantially. most I had to wait was ~10 seconds in any combination of what I consider to be a “taxing” navigation selection change for the TV.

    I really like the new aesthetics, and the ability of the iphone app to display not/partially/already watched items.

    The ability to completely do away with the little white remote is also a great advantage!

    a BIG THANKS to the boys and girls in the TV software department :bigthumb:
     
  2. Vagrant Pistol
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    They did a nice make over of the interface....and the speed of the remote when you scroll through your library is quite fast. Much better than the Harmony remotes.
     
  3. imacdaddy
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    I'm totally loving the remote app update. The ATV menu scrolls like butter! So much faster than the reg remote.
     
  4. Bcos17
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    Sorting Modes

    I am really happy about the new Sort modes in the latest update. In the previous version all of my TV shows were listed backwards (season 7 at the top episode 20, then S7 E 19 etc... with Season 1 episode 1 at the bottom. I always wanted to have them ordered just as they are in Itunes, Season 1 at the top E 1 and then down from there. I called Apple numerous times and every time I was told "This is a known Issue, with no fix." Now when listed by "Show" they appear as I thought they should.
     
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