Apple TV... So who's bought/buying one then?

Discussion in 'Apple TV' started by Prasius, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. Prasius

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    Wait. "CRapple TV, itz suxors, buy £800 HTPC 2 play avi, mkv, tic, abcde, fubar instead, google tv....... And it don't have 1080p... Or a microwave.. Or popcorn maker.. Or wings...and it's not fluffy goddamn it.. AND it doesn't have flash so I can watch dancing badgers". Hopefully that will now save you from feeling the need to type.

    Finally ordered mine from the apple store last night along with some christmas presents - can't wait to simplify the way I get my iTunes library from the crappy old Windoze Vista Sony laptop I have running as a server (which I keep wanting to replace with an older mini mac from eBay for no other reason than it's apple and it'll 'match'! - at this point i'll accept the fanboi tag ;)) - to my Onkoyo AV amp.

    I'm actually childishly excited about finally having my home theatre & iTunes library properly integrated in a way that let's me ditch the whole mish-mash of cables I've got now!
     
  2. Wakawaka

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    All my music an videos are on the PS3. I'll be installing a 1TB hard drive in it early next year.

    Also going out in a few months and buying a HP touchscreen all in one desktop system. I'm going to build a custom coffee table for it with HDMI running to the 55" an surround sound. This way I have all my music, videos, pictures, Internet radio, netflix, hulu, all on one device ready to go. So I don't think apple tv will have much need in my home or what I need
     
  3. col.bris

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    I have the current apple tv and will add the new apple tv for the bedroom it's great to use and family love it.
     
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    I want one!
     
  5. Prasius

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    Wakawaka- nope, I can see why AppleTV doesn't fit in with your system.

    I was really interested in also getting the Slingbox HD as well, but I don't think it gives me the ability to control more than a single source remotely. :(
     
  6. iVan

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    That's the Slingbox Solo. The HD give you control on 4 devices.

    Wait for the iPad application before committing to buying a Sling. I got mine with the iPhone app and it's really crummy! Almost useless...
     
  7. Prasius

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    I was only toying with the idea as it would mean I could watch things from my cable/iTunes while visiting the folks and stuff - which would be pretty cool, but if the app isn't very good then it makes the whole thing rather pointless for me.
     
  8. Big samm

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    bought mine 2 days ago just like waka waka i had my hp laptop hooked to the tv via hdmi and digital out on my theater system... now with the apple tv i have all that in a very small package... now i can stream all my itunes content of my 3 laptops to the apple tv... can't forget about youtube , netflix, mobile me, itunes shows and movies all integrated in one tiny package... the best part has to be the remote app... works well on my iphone 4 and ipad 3G and apple tv!!
     
  9. iVan

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    I'm interested in the remote app, does it come with Apple tv?
     
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    The launch of the new apple tv just prompted me again to look into getting an original apple tv! So i did. £70 from ebay and came with a new style alum remote. I need to have content stored locally and not over the network so will watch with interest till new one is JB..
     

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