I have TiVo, Netflix, Amazon on Demand. What does AppleTV offer me??

Discussion in 'TiVo Series3 HDTV DVRs' started by Lrscpa, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. Lrscpa

    Lrscpa Member

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    Would picking up an Apple TV offer me any additional functionality based upon what I already have??

    Note that I also have a PS3, which has a much better Netflix implementation than TiVo.
     
  2. RangerOne

    RangerOne The Hub

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    With Apple TV you will also get:
    - An easy to use iTunes extender that can play iTunes files that are protected with DRM
    - Internet Radio
    - WSJ Online Channel as well as Vimeo, NBA, NHL and MLB apps
    - Access to the iTunes store where you can make purchases
    - Ability to stream music from any iOS device or computer via AirPlay
    - Airplay mirroring from an iPad
    - I also like the Netflix interface on Apple TV

    Hope that helps!
     
  3. Old Hickory

    Old Hickory Member

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    If you are not already an Ibot then you'll need to be. Otherwise, you can keep your current toys and content sources.
     
  4. kochsr

    kochsr New Member

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    for me, a roku was a better upgrade because i could use free unlimited amazon prime streaming. i have all apple computers, etc but getting that stuff onto the TV didn't really excite me.
     
  5. djones18

    djones18 Active Member

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    Include iCloud in the list of Apple TV features. I have my 15,000 tune library stored on iCloud. I can now pipe all my music and playlists through my Apple TV to my A/V system without needing my computer to be on.
     

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