When I had my MacBook Pro I used to store a lot of movies on it. I used a mini display to hdmi port to connect it up to my TV for full quality video. Now I understand the iPad does 720p only? Or is that only if you do AirPlay? My main question is whats the best route to go to connect the iPad to tv for highest quality video? The only 2 routes I know is spend $100 for Apple TV and do AirPlay or use a cable. btw I have a 1080p tv. My plan is to transfer movies from a Mac Mini to the iPad and use the ipad to hook it up to any tv in the house or at a friends.