Apple TV is small device that attaches to a TV using HDMI and streams content from iTunes, Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and sports leagues, as well as content on computers using iTunes Home Share over a wireless or wired connection. It's controlled either via an infra red remote control device, or ...

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Can I use my PC to mirror an iPod Touch screen like Apple TV?

I'm using an iPod Touch 3 and I saw in the AppStore that it is possible to use it as a controller via Apple TV to play games on it like Modern Combat and Real Racing. Because I don't have neither an ...
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Apple TV won't connect to Airport Express

I just bought an Apple TV last night. I have it sitting directly underneath my Airport Express. I have 2 wifi connections on my Airport, one for my stuff and one for guests. When I list the wifi ...
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AppleTV 3 on a LAN network (no internet) with a PPC Mac and iPhone

I have had a few different things told to me on this situation. I have a wifi local area network set-up with NO Internet connection. I want to know if AppleTV will work at all with a PPC Mac ...
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How do I set my Logitech harmony remote to control my Apple TV?

I know I can teach the Apple TV to "learn" a 3rd party remote, but thats not what I'm looking for. I want to add the Apple TV as a device, and I know it's possible, but I don't know where to find ...
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AppleTV and other Apple devices connecting by wifi but not by LAN

I have an AppleTV in a local network that is connected by WiFi but it cannot find the iTunes library in my Mac that is connected via LAN to the router. If I connect my Mac via WiFi, voilá, AppleTV is ...
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How do I watch the US presidential debates live via AppleTV? [closed]

I have a 3rd generation Apple TV. Will it be possible to use it to watch the US presidential debates live? I would prefer to do so without using AirPlay, if possible. I know that today's (Oct 3, ...
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Apple TV - Can't Sign In, or use YouTube (but other stuff works)

Apple TV was working fine up until yesterday. I had rented & watched Men in Black 3 and it was all good - that was my first day experience wi Apple TV - great! Now it's all gone downhill... ...
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Is there a quick way to switch between iTunes accounts in AppleTV?

Is there a quick way to switch between iTunes accounts in AppleTV? The Apple TV Software Update 5.1 supposedly supports 'Save[ing] multiple iTunes accounts and switch quickly between them.' You can ...
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Will Apple TV from Canada work in Europe (Norway)?

I am moving to Europe (Norway) soon but I am considering to buy and Apple TV in Canada because it's cheaper. I'm not worried about power outlet compatibility since I can just use an adapter, but does ...
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What are the differences between these two Apple TV models?

I have some Visa points which I am considering spending on an Apple TV. According to my bank's website, Apple TV model they offer is MD199C/A. This seems to correspond to what Apple calls the Order ...
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YouTube won't accept login/account

I've upgraded my apple tv to ios 5.1 only to have it now reject my youtube login. I've previously had this same Apple TV login just fine, but I accidentally hit log out. It just gives me the "This ...
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Why has AirPlay to Apple TV stopped working from 3rd-party apps?

I have been using AirPlay to stream stuff to my Apple TV for months, and it's been great. In the last week or so it stopped working for 3rd-party apps. I use Radium on my Mac. This used to work fine ...
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Does AirPlay mirroring have any restrictions?

I saw that mountain lion now allows full screen mirroring over airplay to an Apple TV. For awhile when I want to play something on my tv from my computer I've just run an HDMI to DVI cable to my ...
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Turn On Air Play on iPad Without Double Tapping Home Button

Is there a way to enable Air Play Mirroring on the iPad without (!) double tapping the home button? I'd like to physically lock away the home button to use the iPad on a booth but still be able to ...
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Special HDMI cable for Apple TV?

I'm looking to purchase a HDMI cable online for use with my AppleTV. I asked the seller just to be on the safe side, would this cable work with an AppleTV and he said it will not work. From ...
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Multiple Apple TV connections to one iTunes Library

I have 16 AppleTVs connected to a Video Wall, we want to share the iTunes/iPhoto libraries from a Mac mini containing family photos so we can show different photo albums in each screen (up to 16, one ...
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Minimal Apple TV Setup

For an exhibition I need a minimal Apple TV setup that enables me to connect an iPad to an Apple TV via Air Play. → Ideally I don't want to bring an extra router or computer. Is it possible to ...
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Stream movie on Apple TV 3 from iTunes on iMac G4

Is it possible to stream movies via old version of iTunes (iMac G4) on Apple TV 3 or is the latest version needed?
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Apple TV can't always be detected by Mac & iPhone

I have both a Mac and iPhone: the AirPlay icon to stream video and music to AppleTV randomly appears and disappears on both of them. I think it is a network issue, but I don't know how to solve it, ...
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Best way to stream videos and music from my iPhone to my TV?

So I got a samsung galaxy s advance and found out that it can stream stored music and videos wirelessly (via WIFI) to my TV. It is very efficient with no buffering time and full HD quality. I use an ...
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How can I remove errant podcast entries in iTunes?

I am using iTunes 10.6.3 on OS X 10.8 On my second generation AppleTV there are 8 podcasts showing that I have long since deleted. When I look in iTunes there is nothing there. I then created a smart ...
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Can I bypass iTunes Parental Restrictions on iOS devices?

I currently have all my DVDs ripped and stored on a Windows Media Centre box. I am considering moving over to iTunes, and to grab an Apple TV. This also would allow me to watch my movies on my ...
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Are there known DTS or Dolby Digital encoded videos readily available on Apple TV for testing?

I am trying to troubleshoot playback of discretely encoded 5.1 audio on Apple TV. It is apparent that Apple TV can "pass through" Dolby Digital (aka AC-3). Are there readily available video clips ...
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Why does Apple TV show screensaver when playing video?

On occasion, our 3rd Gen ATV will display the screensaver while playing video. Once it starts doing this, the only way to get it to stop is by restarting. I love my ATV, but this is quite a ...
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How are passwords stored by Apple TV?

Apple TV stores a number of passwords (or some kind of credentials) needed to access services like Vimeo and YouTube, as well as the Apple IDs needed to access the iTunes Store (and the now defunct ...
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How to see the results of Apple TV's network tests?

I can run the network test inside the settings menu. But at the end I only see "Network test successfully complete". I don't see what speeds the Apple TV 3 is actually getting at that spot in the ...
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How to make Apple TV play episodes consecutively?

I have a 3rd-gen Apple TV. I recently started ripping and adding some of my TV Shows from DVD and I've stumbled into a problem. Some of TV shows episodes are played consecutively (one-by-one without ...
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Airplay icon disappears after mac wakes up from sleep

I have found that when my mac wakes up from sleep, sometimes there is no airplay icon. The only way I can fix this is by doing a recycle of my MacBook Air. I was wondering if there was any other way ...
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How do I get my AirPlay mirroring to take up my entire TV screen?

I have a 2011 27" iMac that currently has Mountain Lion installed on it, and I am trying to get the AirPlay mirroring to take up my entire 1080p widescreen TV. How do I get that to happen?
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AirPlay option disappeared?

I have the AppleTV connected via WiFi. I tried AirPlay via WiFi using my iPhone and it mirrored perfectly. The next day, the AppleTV was sleeping before I turned it on using the Apple Remote. However, ...
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Why is Airplay from my iPhone to my Apple TV so slow?

I got the new Apple TV and noticed that it takes ages to stream a video from my iPhone. Moreover, streaming videos directly from youtube on my iphone over airplay may cause the video to be very ...
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AirFlick Error: VLC not found

I'm trying to play videos from my Mac to my Apple TV and am getting the error "cannot proceed. vlc not found". I've tried running older versions of the software and updating VLC both to no avail. ...
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How do I move all my account settings from an old Apple TV to a new one?

I have an old Apple TV ("2nd generation") and have just purchased a new one as a replacement. How do I move all my settings from the old one to the new one?
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AirPlay Mirroring shows scrambled output in guest account

When using Mountain Lion's AirPlay Mirroring in the guest account, all I see on an Apple TV is some flickering scrambled image. Sometimes I shortly recognize some text, but that seems to be from the ...
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Remotely control MacBook Pro Retina

The rMBP dropped the infrared receiver making Apple Remote useless with it. It's a shame, since Airplay + Apple TV + Apple Remote would have worked as a perfect combo. So, while playing a movie with ...
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Youtube on AppleTV, continuously?

Is there a way, with the current AppleTV, to watch a bunch of Youtube videos without having to select each one by hand? That is, either by entering some keywords to search for, or by providing it ...
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What can a 1st gen Apple TV do than a new Apple TV cannot?

Why are 1st gen Apple TVs selling on ebay for >$100? What can they do that a $99 new Apple TV cannot? I ask because I have a 1st gen one and I'm thinking about selling it to get a new one, but ...
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Connection Apple TV to the analog audio stereo speakers

I have a projector with HDMI connection and speakers with analog audio jack. I've bought Apple TV and I'm going to connect the projector with HDMI. However, I'm afraid I need to buy an adapter for ...
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Can I use Apple TV First Gen as a wifi extender?

I have my router on one end of the house and my xbox on the total opposite side. My mom won't let me run an ethernet cord down stairs and won't let me reposition the router in the middle of the house. ...
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streaming a full screen app or a screen space on apple TV [closed]

I would like to see if there is a possibility of streaming a full screen app or a space onto Apple TV with MacOS mountain lion. The implication of this is that I could stream for example a tech talk ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a 1st gen Apple TV?

I want to install Ubuntu on my 1st gen Apple TV. How should I go about doing this, using as little third-party software as possible?
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Is there a way to play 5.1 surround via Apple TV?

I have several albums on DVD with both Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS 5.1 versions. I'd like to be able to listen to them without dealing with physical disks all the time. I have no problem using ffmpeg ...
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What Linux variants can be installed on an 1st generation Apple TV?

I want to install some version of Linux on my 1st gen Apple TV. What Linux variants can be installed on an Apple TV? Bonus points: is this even a good idea? How useful is the Apple TV as a ...
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Why does my 1st Gen Apple TV say my TV Shows are not authorized?

I'm trying to play two HD TV Shows on my jailbroken 1st Gen Apple TV. When I try to play them, I get the 'authorizing' message and then I see 'Your Apple TV is not authorized to play this content.' ...
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Why can't i remove the 'All HD' menu item after jailbreaking my 1st Gen Apple TV?

I used ATV USB Creator to jailbreak my 1st gen ATV. I was able to remove all menus that I wanted by deleting the entries from the info.plist files. All, that is, except the 'All HD' item under TV ...
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Do Apple TVs work only with Apple routers?

Can one in principle get Apple TV to join/extend a wireless network even if that wireless network is from a non-Apple wifi router? Edit: By that I mean: Can one control an Apple TV from a Macbook if ...
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iTunes library access not consistent

I have an iPhone 4s, iPad2, and AppleTV3 My problem is that, my iTunes library on my PC doesn't consistently appear over all my devices (on my phone and ipad, I am referring to Apple's Remote app). ...
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Need AirPlay and a network drive - is having two devices my only option?

I am replacing a PC in my house with a Macbook Air, and there are two primary functions that the Air won't replace: Streaming music to a whole-house audio system. A home-base for my main ...
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Is it better to use AirPlay to push from Mac to AppleTV, or use AppleTV to pull from a Mac?

If we have an iMac and an AppleTV, is it better to use the AppleTV to pull content from the Mac to play it, or is it better to start from the Mac and use AirPlay to push to the AppleTV?
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Apple TV with a household of more than one Apple IDs

Can you log in more than one account as long as you log off the one that is signed on before signing in another? For instance, if you buy an AppleTV and your house has two other members with different ...