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2 Background Information September 12, Apple Corp. launched Apple TV. Apple TV: a digital media receiver that plays content from the iTunes Store, Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, Flickr, iCloud, MLB.tv, NBA League Pass and NHL Game Center. In September 2010 – 2 nd generation Apple TV In March rd generation Apple TV

3 Features Airplay Airplay wirelessly streams the content from an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch onto your TV. Mirroring Dual-Screen iCloud iCloud Plays movies, TV shows, music, photo stream Plays movies, TV shows, music, photo stream

4 Physical Appearance and Details Appearance Size: 0.9 in x 3.9 in x 3.9 in Weight: 0.6 pound Details Price: $99.00 What comes with the Apple TV Set- up Process

5 Whats on Apple TV? Trailers, reviews, Rotten Tomatoes ratings, Genuis, no commercials, and seasons available Play the content from your Mac or PC onto the big screen

6 System Requirements iTunes Movies and TV Shows ResolutionAudioPrice HD Movie 1920 x 1080 (maximum) Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound (not all titles) Rentals from $3.99. Purchase prices vary. SD Movie 720 x 480 anamorphic (maximum) Dolby Digital 5. Surround (not all titles) Rentals from $2.99. Purchase prices vary. HD TV Show 1920 x 1080 (maximum) Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound (not all titles) $2.99 per episode. SD TV Show 720 x 480 anamorphic (maximum) Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound (not all titles) $1.99 per episode. iTunes Store Account Netflix/ Hulu Plus subscription. MLB.TV, NBA.com and NHL Game Center Live subscriptions Analyze the technical specifications pecs.html pecs.html

7 Advantages and Disadvantages of the Apple TV versus the Google TV Google TV : Netflix, Twitter, YouTube, Crackle, CNBC, Pandora, Napster, NBA Game Time, Amazon Video on Demand and Gallery. The Google TV : more content, less features. The Apple TV contains 1080 playback, and more features including Airplay and iCloud. Google TV drawback: scaling

8 Significance of the Apple TV Offers an alternative to just watching TV to all users. Apple TV should take dominance over cable TV because there is a wider selection of things to choose from. Apple TV is fully equipped with great technological features. Apple will most likely continue to come out with newer versions that have more features.

9 References "Apple - Apple TV - Play Your Favorite HD Content on Your HDTV." Apple - Apple TV - Play Your Favorite HD Content on Your HDTV. Apple Inc., n.d. Web. 13 Apr "Apple Inc." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 12 Apr Web. 13 Apr "TV." Google. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Apr


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