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Apple TV 3rd-gen / MD199

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Review: 3rd Gen Apple TV

7 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Actually, it hasn't really been that long since Apple released the latest iteration of the Apple TV - mid-March, was it?
  • Pros: Small and compact, Connects to iTunes Store for content, Connects to iTunes library on your computer to stream content, Does AirPlay, Has a Remote app for your iOS devices
  • Cons: Gets a bit warm in use, Only, No HDMI cable included, Has limited selection of media, Doesn’t store media, only streams it
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Overall 8

Familiar Apple TV adds 1080p video support

14 March 2012
  • Excerpt: (1 items) The new-model of Apple TV looks and acts exactly like the previous model. I’ve spent the last week with the new, 1080p-compatible version of the Apple TV , and I’m here to report that it’s exactly like its predecessor in all but one way. That difference is its support for native 1080p video, as streamed from iTunes, over the Internet, or via AirPlay from a third-generation iPad . Not all HD video is of the 1080p variety.
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In-depth review: Apple's third generation 1080p Apple TV and Software Update 5

12 November 2011
  • Excerpt: The new Apple TV delivers 1080p video along with the features and revamped user interface of "Software Update 5," a free update to existing second generation Apple TV users.
  • Pros: Cheap, functional, small and quiet, Easy to navigate features, rent or buy content, Support for a variety of app-like services, Higher quality 1080p video, AirPlay wireless distribution works great, Free remote app makes up for basic included remote
  • Cons: No third party support for additional apps (outside of AirPlay), No support for USB storage playback, limited video codec support
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Overall 8
Value for money 10
Features 7
Ease of use 8

Apple TV (3rd gen)

PC Pro
27 March 2012
  • Conclusion: Full HD video and greater AirPlay support make the revamped Apple TV an attractive proposition
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Overall 8

The new Apple TV streams 1080p HD movies, TV shows and music

Good Gear Guide.au
27 January 2012
  • Summary: If you're invested in the Apple ecosystem, the Apple TV is a good product: it's the easiest way to get movies and TV shows from iTunes onto the big screen. Music is a more complex proposition, requiring iTunes Match or a networked iTunes library. Using the Apple TV is a cinch through the included remote or the iOS app, too. We don't like the high price of using the iTunes Store, and we wish an always-on Internet connection wasn't mandatory.
  • Pros: Excellent interface, Huge content library
  • Cons: High rental prices, No persistent storage
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Overall 8

Apple TV (third gen, early 2012)

20 January 2012
  • Excerpt: The new model of Apple TV looks and acts exactly like the previous model. I’ve spent the last week with the new, 1080p-compatible version of the Apple TV , and I’m here to report that it’s exactly like its predecessor in all but one way.
  • Pros: Good value for money; 1080 video standout feature
  • Cons: Not much difference from the previous model; 1080 videos require fast internet connection
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First Look: Apple TV 3.0

6 December 2011
  • Excerpt: The Apple TV is a strange beast. Steve Jobs famously referred to his company’s media-playback box as “a hobby.” In early 2008 Apple released a major software update, Apple TV 2.0 , that revamped its interface and added movie rentals to the mix. Yet in a world increasingly full of Internet-connected TV boxes, Apple’s “hobby” has remained strangely static.
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Overall 9

Centro de entretenimiento Apple TV MD199E/A

20 October 2012
  • Conclusion: Si eres fanático de Apple, tienes una laptop Mac, iPhone y/o iPad, definitivamente vale la pena este Apple TV. Con él, no solo vas a poder disfrutar de todo el contenido que Internet te ofrece, como series, películas, podcasts, videos, sino que duplicas contenido de tu gadget Apple, con una calidad de imagen HD y en un tamaño más grande.
  • Pros: Acepta una amplia variedad de formatos y su tamaño es muy pequeño por lo que fácilmente se puede colocar en cualquier lugar. Puedes conectar tu MacBook, iPhone o iPad para duplicar la pantalla y ver lo mismo en ambas.
  • Cons: En México aún no hay tanta disponibilidad de contenido como en otros países. Solo puedes conectarte a una sola red a la vez.
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Apple TV 3: 50 Zoll-Display, Bluetooth 4.0 und Siri

3 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Es gibt derzeit viele Gerüchte über’s nächste Apple TV. Während sich die Einen mit einem Apple A5/A6-Chip und 1080p-Videoausgabe begnügen sagen andere, Apple würde einen ganzen Fernseher auf den Markt werfen. Als sicher aber gilt, dass Apples nächster Eintritt in die Heimkinos mit Bluetooth 4.0 ausgerüstet sein wird, welches intelligentere Eingabegeräte mit extrem langer Batterielaufzeit erlaubt.
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Overall 8

Apple TV 2012 (3ème génération)

28 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Autant le dire tout de suite, cette évolution de la précédente version de l'Apple TV est très (très mineure). On ne peut que vous inviter à lire (ou relire) notre test de l'époque pour les détails d'installation et d'utilisation , dans celui-ci nous allons nous concentrer sur les changements principaux et le retour après un an d'utilisation intensive des services. C'est net, Apple ne s'est pas trop creusé la tête de ce côté : même boîtier, mêmes connectiques.
  • Pros: Prise en charge vidéos 1080p, finition et design, ergonomie, simplicité d'installation et d'utilisation, connexion avec iPhone/iPad via AirPlay démultipliant les possibilités.
  • Cons: Usage restreint dû aux formats pris en charge, difficile à connecter à un ampli, pas de service VOD alternatif... toujours pas d'applications !
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