Until last month, Apple had not been updated in three years, and it showed. In that time, streaming devices from rivals like Roku and Google took over the media streamer space. But with its fourth-gen Apple TV, Cupertino is ready to do battle.The remote is one of the biggest changes to Apple $134.99 at Groupon; it adds voice control from Siri and a touchpad, not to mention an accelerometer and gyroscope inside for gameplay Apple TV Features.
Apps are really where it’s at, though. The App Store has finally arrived on Apple via the new tvOS. There are, of course, streaming services like Netflix and Hulu; networks including CBS, Fox, HBO, NBC, and PBS; and original programming like the M2M fashion channel. More streaming options are reportedly in the works, though live TV is apparently on hold for now.
Your old Apple is not obsolete, though. Apple still sells it for $69, while the new one will set you back $149 (32GB) or $199 (64GB). Check out the slideshow for a few ways to make the best use of your Apple TV, new or old. Read More