Updated Apple TV to 11.2.1 today and now Netflix video, both preview and the show, is just black. Rebooting the Apple TV fixed it. My Apple TV is connected to an LG OLED and is configured for 4K 60hz Dolby Vision.
There has been many rumors about a new Apple TV for some time now. Now we’re hearing about iMac and Mac Mini shortages, suggesting refreshes for those products are coming soon. So what is in store for the Apple TV? Always a hobby at Apple, the Apple TV is basically a stripped down Mac Mini… Continue reading What’s on the Apple TV front?
Bought the audio on iTunes Bought the SD video on iTunes ($2.99) Bought the HD video on iTunes ($7.99) (Includes SD btw for iPhone) Would have been nice to have a little upgrade fee vs. buying “new.” iTMS even asked if I wanted to re-purchase this item, even though I had only bought the SD… Continue reading Dr. Horrible. Purchased. For a third time
I bought an Apple TV after Apple’s promised rental changes. Ok, so it is a toy, really I mean come on, $230 just to pay Apple more money to rent movies, but i love tech and wanted to check this out. I’ve always wanted a 1080p Apple TV and while this is still 720p, my… Continue reading Apple ships Apple TV 2.0 – A review
Hopefully this saves someone else an hour. If I stuck one of the IR buds directly to the IR “eye” on the Apple TV, the Apple TV would not recognize any IR. I had to stick it below the IR “eye” in order for IR codes to be received.
As pointed out in the EULA by John Gruber, HD rentals can only be done on the Apple TV and are not transferable to a computer, iPod, etc. ok fine, maybe they did this for licensing reasons, or maybe because an iPhone doesn’t want nor can play an HD version. There is a solution. Make… Continue reading iTunes HD movies are Apple TV only
no 1080P support – Come on, Apple No HD content! Even the new MGM movies announced today are still 640×480. They’re not even in anamorphic 720P the AppleTV supports! I do not know what Apple is thinking here. No content – Did I mention that? I don’t need an AppleTV to watch stuff, I can… Continue reading Some reasons I, the big geek, do not own an AppleTV
Gates Proclaims Internet to Revolutionize TV in 5 Years. Meanwhile, Steve Jobs yawns and says “So last MacWorld“
I cancelled my order for AppleTV and Airport Extreme .n. I’ll pick up an AE at The Mac Store when they are in (am going to preorder today) and with my 1080i TV, I just can’t see the 720p of AppleTV working well with my cruddy scaler. So I’ll pick up Aperture instead and get… Continue reading Cancelled my Apple order
If it wasn’t clear by Apple, MacWorld Expo is ending as we know it. Today Apple used the MacWorld Expo venue to do three things: Introduce Apple TV, a consumer device to shuttle media from your computer to the television Introduce iPhone, a brand new phone platform Change its name from Apple Computer, Inc. to… Continue reading Wither MacWorld Expo – Enter AppleWorld Expo
Sorry Erick, I wanted in on the early batch 🙂 Yes, Apple did release a 802.11n Airport Extreme, they just didn’t mention it in the keynote.