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Please excuse my ignorance, but...

We will be buying a new TV with the intent of using the new Apple TV. I am assuming the following...
1. I can connect the Apple TV to the new TV through an HDMI cable.
2. My home network can stream music, videos, iTunes material, from my iMac to the Apple TV (wirelessly).
3. The new Apple TV will access my network (wirelessly) through which I can access Netflix, etc.
4. My music, on in my iTunes library on my iMaccan be played through the TV (or connected speakers) via Apple TV.

Thanks for the help. Neil
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1. Yes
2. Yes
3. Yes
4. Yes (but pretty much the same as 2)

I think the streaming from iTunes to AppleTV is called AirTunes.

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I think the streaming from iTunes to AppleTV is called AirTunes.
If it's just audio, yes. If it's video, apparently not.


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If it's just audio, yes. If it's video, apparently not.
Oh yea, I think they are calling it AirTime now?

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Oh yea, I think they are calling it AirTime now?
It's AirPlay.
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It's AirPlay.
Hahaha, There we go. I knew it was changed, just not exactly sure to what.
I'm excited to get my new AppleTV!


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It's AirPlay.
So does that now include audio and video now?


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Yea, it does. All of the information is on the apple page. Check it out Apple - Apple TV - Rent HD movies and TV shows, stream Netflix, and more

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Yea, it does. All of the information is on the apple page. Check it out Apple - Apple TV - Rent HD movies and TV shows, stream Netflix, and more
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Anyone know when they will start to ship the new AppleTV's?
I ordered mine Wednesday evening.

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Anyone know when they will start to ship the new AppleTV's?
I ordered mine Wednesday evening.
October.

*cough* Jobs said it in the Keynote *cough*

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And where is hulu I wonder? Very surprised it's not there.

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And where is hulu I wonder? Very surprised it's not there.
Yea, me to.

But if some one subscribes to Hulu. They probably wont rent the content from the apple store.

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I looked into this but decided to just stick with plugging my MacBook into my TV. I was really hoping that they might offer some kind of monthly service that would allow unlimited access to TV shows (at least some) on iTunes (like Netflix).

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I called an apple store and they said late September..

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