apple tv still a good option?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by heliocentric, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. heliocentric Guest

    Nov 26, 2008
    looking for something to play music through my hifi (which is connect to my tv) and play dvd rips on my 40inch tv.

    is the apple tv still worth a look?

    i know its been around a while now...

  2. dynaflash macrumors 68020

    Mar 27, 2003
    Sure. of course there are rumors of a new atv this fall. but some of those rumors might actually make it worse for playing your dvd rips. hard to say. If it does what you need then I'd say go for it. As far as reading apples tea leaves ... good luck.
  3. Alvi macrumors 65816


    Oct 31, 2008
    If you want any of these wait, If a new comes out and the usage is worse for you than the current one as the previous poster said the Apple TV will be much cheaper, and If the new one fits your needs you will love it

    It's a good option, but it's not really cheap and useful, Ripping DVD's on your Mac and then getting them on the Apple TV can be a pain comparing to a DVD Player, and of course you won't have a lot of space for them, To Stream Music you can just get an Apple AirPort Express that does that via AirTunes and it costs under 100$ and you (maybe) could even extend your wifi network (not sure)

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