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The Apple TV Pocket Guide by Jeff Carlson

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Chapter . Meet the Apple TV

Very few people sit down with a bowl of popcorn and expect a pleasant evening in front of the computer. Although you can watch movies and television shows on your Mac or PC, the experience is shackled by tradeoffs: computer monitors are designed for viewing at close range, not across the room; you must navigate the computer’s operating system; the computer is likely not in the living room.

And yet, more entertainment is coming into our homes via computers and the Internet. The Apple TV is the bridge between your computer and television, making it easy for you to watch digital content from the comfort of your couch, not your office chair.

What It Does

If you’re like many people, you probably have a settop box connected ...

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