Apple TV (2012) arms-on!

Apple TV (2012) hands-on!

It isn’t that the brand new Apple TV wasn’t rumored, however nonetheless — saying it right here on the new iPad launch? Daring, Apple. Actually daring. Appears as if Apple’s pastime is now turning into a proper-hand man for the iPad, and given the growing significance positioned on AirPlay, it is no marvel that the subsequent Apple TV feels much less like a standalone field and extra like a killer $ninety nine accent on your iPad. We acquired a quick take a look at the brand new 1080p-succesful set-prime field right here in San Francisco, and never surprisingly, it is small. Actually small. The truth is, it is simply as tiny because the prior Apple TV. It is onerous to glean a lot concerning the performance given the restricted setup we’re seeing right here, however suffice it to say, to-be iPad consumers are apt to develop into the most important sect of Apple TV consumers if the 2 are marketed collectively appropriately.

It’s going to ship alongside the brand new iPad on March sixteenth for $ninety nine, with a revamped consumer interface and 1080p output being the one notable variations. Similar HDMI output, and we’re informed that these with slower connections can choose out of 1080p within the settings menu. Furthermore, content material companions are working across the clock so as to add 1080p variations to the shop, and naturally SD and 720p content material will stay for these on older Apple TV models. You possibly can guess that we’ll be taking an extended, exhausting take a look at the wire-free wizardry in our full evaluate; for now, nevertheless, there is a gallery of photographs under demanding your consideration. %Gallery-150086%

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