I just ordered one!

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by hdsalinas, Nov 8, 2010.

  1. hdsalinas macrumors 6502


    Aug 28, 2006
    San Pedro Sula, Honduras
    I just ordered via amazon an apple TV! I am very exited since it has been a while since I last bought and apple product.

    Cant wait to get it! Next i want to get an ipad but not sure if I should just wait to next generation.
  2. tripjammer macrumors 6502a

    Apr 28, 2010
    You will love it! The apple TV 2 is a work in progress but it is an awesome device in its own right!
  3. foiden macrumors 6502a

    Dec 13, 2008
    It's not bad. Now I never had the old Apple TV. However, having such easy access to so many internet sources at once, is one of the primary advantages. Netflix among them. They also sort of Ninja'd a few features that I never knew it was capable of.

    For one, they may not have initially shown the Internet Radio option, but it is there and works very well. Basically, there are many radio stations for pretty much every music taste you have, and you can turn any one of those into sort of an instant Party player.

    However, one thing I never saw as a feature was multi-tasking. A little feature it can do out of the box. This is especially nice if you actually use the ATV2 to view slideshows and such of various photo content. You can pull up an Internet Radio and it'll play as a background task just like Pandora on iOS 4 machines. You can then go and view slideshows and such, switching between those applications while the radio continues to play.
  4. marcre macrumors regular


    Jan 15, 2008
    East coast
    I've had my Apple TV for a couple weeks and love it.

    I love streaming NetFlix. The internet radio is real cool too. Stuff streaming from my computer is flawless as is NetFlix. I don't have very fast internet anymore and I was worried, but there's not a single issue so far. I can't wait to see what the future holds for this product.
  5. Chip NoVaMac macrumors G3

    Chip NoVaMac

    Dec 25, 2003
    Northern Virginia
    just picked one up this weekend at Apple Reston... still have not opened it... need to complete my to do list here before opening it.... but waiting for that moment....

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