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The Apple TV Pocket Guide by Jeff Carlson

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Chapter 3. Interface and Navigation

Now that you have successfully configured and synchronized your iPod, it’s time to...

Whoops. I meant to say “Apple TV,” not “iPod.”

And yet, the two interfaces are so familiar that you’d be forgiven for confusing the two. In fact, Apple is counting on the fact that you’ve probably used its best-selling music player, because then you already know how to use the Apple TV. Sure, there are differences (the Apple TV has no screen, it’s larger, and so on), but the goal is to make navigating the interface instantly familiar and easy to do. Because when you’re on the couch, you don’t want to operate a computer—you want to watch TV or listen to your music.

The Apple TV Interface

The main screen displays a list of top-level ...

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