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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AppleTV Remote Controlling iTunes on Laptop

Last night when I was testing another question I have open here, I was using the AppleTV remote and noticed that it was affecting iTunes running on my laptop. Basically what was happening is that I ...
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Apple TV 3G can't connect to Windows iTunes home sharing library

I'm trying to connect my 3rd generation Apple TV to iTunes on Windows 7 via iTunes home sharing, but when I "click" the Computers icon on the Apple TV, it shows an error message stating that it can't ...
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Media center app and remote control for mac mini?

I can't justify buying an Apple TV while I have an old mac mini around to hook up to my entertainment center. I'm currently controlling it using Air Mouse with my iOS devices, but I'd really like to ...
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Can I pay for my Netflix subscription using iTunes credit?

Now that you can sign up for Netflix with your Apple ID and use that for billing, does that allow you to get it billed to your iTunes Credit rather than credit card?
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Home Sharing, but without syncing purchases?

At home we have two iTunes accounts. We do not wish to share our purchases as, for example, we have very different tastes in music. We are looking to purchase an AppleTV that we can both use to ...
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How do I find dual Screen iPad apps

A feature of having an Apple TV is Dual Screen with an iPad. I would like to find games and apps that use this feature. How would I specify this within the app store? or is there a list online ...
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Is it possible to use an apple TV2 with standar tv (composite)

The title say it all... Is it possible to use an apple TV2 with standar tv (composite). The apple tv 1, the original have a composite connector, but the tv2 dont. You will ask me to get an HD tv, but ...
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What is wrong with the content protection of AirPlay that some applications prevent its use?

I've been enjoying March Madness from both my iPhone and iPad via the March Madness Live application. In fact I've enjoyed the app so much I purchased an Apple TV so I could watch games via AirPlay. ...
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AppleTV sees my Mac Mini but It can't access its information

I have the latest version of the Mac Mini with the updated software on my Apple TV 2. It can see my Mac Mini but when it try to access it's information with iTunes open I says it is loading but ...
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What integration does Apple TV offer with other Apple hardware?

I just got a MacBook pro and will likely be getting an iPhone when the next generation comes out. That being said - I'm debating between getting an Apple TV and a Roku box. The Roku box seems like ...
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Does the AppleTV support multiple Apple ID accounts?

I'm considering buying the new AppleTV, but I'm wondering if it works in the way that I want it to work. What I would like is that my wife can take pictures on her iPhone and have them sync via iCloud ...
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AirPlay Quality Issues from iPad

I have a 1st gen iPad 32GB + WiFi and AppleTV 2nd gen. I'm having issues playing back streaming content from my iPad to my AppleTV over AirPlay. An example of this is audio from Pandora (Internet), ...
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Can I direct the audio signal from Apple TV?

I have the following equipment: I have all my music files stored in iTunes on the pictured iMac. When I play music it follows a path from the iMac through the Time Capsule to the Airport Express. ...
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Change in specs for the 'new' AppleTV?

As of today, with the announcement of 'new iPad' (not iPad 3), they squeaked out the update/new AppleTV. Does anyone have any actual details what changed? As it looks like a very nasty UI update ...
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2nd Generation Apple TV to get UI/1080p update?

Now that the Apple TV has been announced and is available, will Apple be releasing a software update for the 2nd generation Apple TVs? I'd like to know if the new UI will be supported on my ATV and ...
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Can I record iPad screen contents over AirPlay to an Apple TV and then recording the HDMI output?

Does the AppleTV HDMI output include any copy protection (e.g. HDCP)? If so, is it always present, or only when playing DRM'd content? I'd like to use the AppleTV (with AirPlay mirroring from an ...
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Can Apple Remote app wake up an Apple TV 2?

Is it possible to wake up an Apple TV 2 using the Apple Remote app on an iPhone or iPad rather than using the remote that comes packaged with the Apple TV 2?
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Best way to mirror iPad to tv for my parents?

My mother got an iPad 2 and rarely ever uses her old computer anymore. She mostly uses it to look things up and watch video in the different Swedish TV-channels apps (like SVTPlay or TV4Play). The ...
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Apple TV, content from two users on same mac

My parents have an iMac that they share using fast user switching. They each have an iTunes library, where mom keeps the pictures from the family's digital camera and her music collection, and dad ...
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Apple TV works with my iPhone but not with my PC on the same wireless network

I have: Windows 7 PC with latest version of iTunes connected to my network (wired). Windows Firewall is turned off. Apple TV (2nd generation) connected to my network (wireless) iPhone connected to ...
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Why do some apps only Airplay the audio?

For the background info: I have an iPod Touch [4g] running iOS 5.0.1 and an AppleTV 2 running the latest software. I've noticed that while the majority of third-party video apps do AirPlay just fine ...
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AirPlay on Apple TV 2 failing more often than it works

I'm finding that when streaming video or audio from either my iPad 1 or iPhone 4 to my Apple TV 2, it more often than not fails (although it does occasionally work). I'd say 6/10 it fails. I'll: ...
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Error using Netflix on AppleTV

Recently I was watching a movie on Netflix on my pc with no problems. I wanted to watch it on my AppleTV (2) I get an error saying Netflix is currently unavailable and to try back later. I ...
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Streaming video from shared Mac folder to AppleTV?

I just bought a new AppleTV and will be getting it soon, and I want to know how I can stream my movies which are located on a shared drive to it? Right now, my videos are in a folder which is shared ...
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Apple TV and sites like VideoBB/Screen mirroring/Flash?

So lately I've been watching online videos on VideoBB and similar sites, and I'm wondering if I can do this on the Apple TV? Also, is it possible to mirror my screen to the AppleTV and show Safari, ...
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How can I show only certain movies in iTunes on the Apple TV 2nd Generation?

When I connect my Apple TV 2nd Generation to my iTunes home sharing account I see all Movies, Music etc. I can choose which photos to show, however. I would like to be able to choose which Movies and ...
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Control AppleTV with terminal or web?

Is there any way to control an Apple TV 1st gen either through terminal connection or a web interface (ideally using a REST interface)? By "control" I mean don't mean "control everything". One ...
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Setting up Apple TV without a TV

How can I make my Apple TV 1st gen join a WiFi network without having a TV connected? Is there an OSX utility for set up in the same way there is with Airport Express?
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Can I stream podcasts from my Apple TV rather than downloading them?

Apple TV lets me stream Podcasts, other devices (iPad, Mac, etc.) download them. Streaming saves on storage space, and Podcasts are "throw away" videos,so why store them... So is there any way I can ...
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Awful noise when starting up Apple TV

I seem to be having the same problem as another user: "TV connected to AppleTV makes horrible noise on startup and when waking up from standby" In my case, I'm using a stereo receiver for audio ...
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AppleTV makes horrible noise on startup and when waking up from standby

I have an Insignia 25" LCD TV and an Apple TV Gen 2 connected to it via HDMI. When I wake the AppleTV up from sleep mode or boot it up from being turned off, it makes a loud, white noise-y sound. You ...
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Apple Tv (2nd Generation) post update

I just got an apple tv (the black box). I was prompted to update and so I did. When completed, the only thing that would come on screen is the large blue iTunes icon and a white cable pointing to it ...
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Export photos from iPad or Apple TV

I have a lot of photos in which I have tagged people, given it the right information and so on. Sadly, I lost all these photos when I did a clean install of OS X Lion. The photos were being ...
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Pair remote ipad app with apple tv 2 that has no home sharing enabled and no hardware remote

The hardware apple tv2 remote is lost again. And I cannot find it this time. :(. I had reset apple tv2 earlier and forgot to turn on home sharing. To make matters worse, I had setup a fixed ip for my ...
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Apple TV Resolution in Full HD

Is Apple TV Full HD? I need to stream video to my TV wirelessly, but necessarly need to be Full HD to use all the TV resolution. I think Apple TV is not Full HD, but I don't know if it exist some ...
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Is there a way to stream live video from an iPad to an Apple TV?

AirPlay is a great feature for stream audio/video to iOS devices, but can you stream live video? For example, instead of recording the video and then streaming it, can you just stream on the fly? I ...
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How do you connect an Apple TV to a wireless connection that requires a password after connecting?

The wireless router I'm connecting to does not have any encryption. If you log in from a computer and open a browser, you are prompted with a password request. How do you access this type of network ...
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Why AppleTV displays “An error occurred loading this content. Try again later” error?

I bought my AppleTv a couple of weeks ago (Black Friday) got it set up and running just fine. I've been enjoying Netflix and video podcasts, overall its been great. Then unexpectedly starting ...
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iTunes on Windows 7 loses connection to other iTunes or Apple TV 2

I can start iTunes on my Windows 7 desktop, and can browse it from my Apple TV 2. It works fine for a while, then randomly in the middle of the movie I'm watching it completely loses the connection ...
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The Apple TV 2 has 110V/220V PSU or just 110V?

I'm going to the USA, and I am planning to buy an Apple TV there for use it in Europe. Why I should do that? Because the $99 Apple TV is sold in Europe for €120 ($170). Why pay almost the double for ...
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Lion can't see other iOS and OSX devices on the network

Context At my house I have one network, and have my iOS 5 iPad and Lion Mac connected to it. At my house, these two devices can see each other on the network. At my girlfriend's house, she has a ...
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Sync iCloud TV show purchases between AppleTV and iTunes

How do I sync AppleTV purchases from iCloud to iTunes? I recently purchased the most recent episode of Psych on my Apple TV but am unable to transfer it to iTunes. I was able to do this with a ...
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iTunes starts playing music automatically when watching Apple TV

Every time I pause or unpause Netflix on Apple TV it starts playing iTunes music on my computer, even with wi-fi and home sharing turned off. How do I disable iTunes from launching when using Apple ...
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Is there a way to prevent downloads of purchased items to iTunes?

Is there a way to indicate that I do not want a given item to ever be downloaded to iTunes, but prefer to have it remain in the cloud? For example, if I purchase a TV show or movie, iTunes assumes I ...
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Will Apple TV work if I connected it to a DVD player?

My TV does not have an HDMI input, so I was wondering if I could still use it by connecing the Apple TV to my DVD player's HDMI port instead? My DVD player (Philips DVP3560/F7) is capable of 1080p. ...
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Use Apple TV as airport express

If I buy an Apple TV and connect my HiFi system to the optical out, will the sound go to the TV through the HDMI cable, and the through the optical cable? Or will the optical cable take precedent ...
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Removing the 'Computers' menu item from the ATV 2 menu

How can you remove the 'Computers' menu item from the Apple TV menu? I do not plan to use Home Sharing, and would like to remove this menu item altogether from the main screen. ATV can be jailbroken ...
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How to connect iTunes on Windows to only a specific AppleTV when several are available?

We're a college campus that has an iPod Touch program... all new full time students get an iPod when they first arrive on campus. We also have a number of faculty using iPads. To help take better ...
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Can I stream videos to Apple TV using the VLC iPad app?

Can I stream videos to an Apple TV using the VLC iPad app? In other terms, can I browse through movies on my Mac and stream them to Apple TV?
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Why might an Apple TV stop playing purchased content from iTunes?

I am trying to watch television shows that I just purchased through the iTunes store on my Apple TV. Every time I try to play any purchased shows on my Apple TV, it gives me the error message ...