Apple Inc. is a multinational American corporation, which operates in Cupertino, California. Apple is most famous for its trademark line of iPods, iPhone, iPads and the Macbooks. But what is Apple TV? Apple TV is a streaming media player developed by the company which receives digital content from numerous sources that can be displayed on compatible TV sets.
The latest version of the Apple TV was introduced in 2012 which added 1080p resolution. Apple TV can be connected to any television that is compatible through an HDMI port and it can be controlled via the Apple remote control or the remote app which can be downloaded from the App Store on any iOS device.
Apple TV gives users access to plenty of HD content in a compact package. Users can gain access to blockbuster movies, live sports, music, live news, photos, and TV shows directly on their HD televisions. Another attraction of the Apple TV device is the capability of the device to let the users play content from their iPhones or iPads on the Mac or the TV through AirPlay.
Apple TV also offers extra content like cast and crew interviews, behind the scene footages, and even deleted scenes from movies from iTunes Extras. It can even stream content from services like Hulu Plus, Netflix, YouTube, WatchESPN and HBO. It also lets the users’ rent or buy their favorite movies and TV shows right from the device and stay updated with the latest breaking news. Buying or renting movies is as easy as purchasing content from the App Store and storing it on the iCloud and later viewing it on iDevices and also watch it on your HDTV via the Apple TV device.
Sports fans can get their game fix from the biggest names like ESPN, MLB, NHL and the NBA. Wall Street Journal Live, Bloomberg TV, and CNBC news are just some more names which make Apple TV worth owning.
Apple TV has more to offer than just TV channels to browse from. Users can share their favorite movies and music right from their HDTV. Apple TV’s iMovie Theater lets you stream your favorite home movie on the big screen for all to see and you can even access all your photos directly from the iCloud. iTunes’ access lets you stream all your songs from the library and even create stations with the iTunes Radio.
With an easy setup and installation process Apple TV is a fantastic device which lets users control their HD content with ease. With a starting price of $99, Apple TV has a lot of reasons to be liked and become a worthy member of your HD Television set. So, now you know what is Apple TV, perhaps it is a good idea to get it for your home.