Apple TV about to ship! – Will you buy? (poll) (Update: Shipped)

Apple TV
Apple TV

Update: Now shipped. Original: It seems, that according to our order status on the Apple Ireland store, that Apple TV is ready for shipping. We won’t get netflix in Ireland, and new version has no internal hard disk, but draws content from the net with the ability to stream from your iOS devices (that’s your iPods/iPhones and iPads) and your PC to your TV using Apple Airplay, for around 120 euro is a little too tempting to resist? Click through to vote in our poll.

In addition reports today are saying that Apple TV is running some version of iOS, and as Apple have a policy of deploy the hardware before possibly offering additional apps to it’s devices,  we may well see some interesting Apple TV apps down the line.

Have you placed your order? Excited, or even bothered about Apple TV, let us know in the below poll.


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From wikipedia – Technical specs

Table of models
Model First generation Second generation
Release date(s) September 12, 2006 September 1, 2010
Processor 1 GHz Intel “Crofton” Pentium M[64] Apple A4 (ARM Cortex-A8)
Graphics Nvidia GeForce Go 7300 with 64 MB of VRAM[65] Apple A4 (PowerVR SGX535)
Memory 256 MB of 400 MHz DDR2 SDRAM[66] Unknown
Hard drive 40 or 160 GB hard disk None – All content streamed.
Connectivity USB 2.0 (officially for diagnostic use only, though hackers have managed to allow connectivity of hard disks, mice, and keyboards)[67], infrared receiver, HDMI, component video Micro-USB, HDMI, infrared receiver, optical audio
Networking Wi-Fi (802.11b/g and draft-n), 10/100 Ethernet Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n), 10/100 Ethernet
Output 720p 60/50Hz, 576p/576i 50Hz (PAL), 480p/480i (480i is unofficially supported) 60Hz 720p, 480p
Audio Optical audio, HDMI, RCA analog stereo audio Optical audio, HDMI
Power Built-in universal 48W power supply Built-in 6W power supply
Dimensions 7.8 in (200 mm) (h)
7.8 in (200 mm) (w)
1.1 in (28 mm) (d)
3.9 in (99 mm) (h)
3.9 in (99 mm) (w)
0.9 in (23 mm) (d)
Weight 2.4 lb (1.1 kg) 0.6 lb (0.27 kg)

Sourced from wikipedia

John Ryan

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