You can pre-order the Apple TV starting with this Monday and it is quite important that you know what your options are and what you are setting off to buy, if you are interested. The latest Apple TV is set to come out in two sizes and the earlier version will be at your disposal as well. So this is for the first time in Apple TV history when you have diversity and buy the thing that you want and not that which you are indirectly forced to buy.
The new Apple TVs are actually impressive. While the majority of buyers would have thought it a mistake to consider it super special in any way, but it looks like it is worth the buy. The new models have been granted access to Apple TV apps, a lot of favorites like Netflix or HBO Now, but there are extra goodies packed inside as well. The games are the number one phenomenon, especially if we consider the good-looking graphics and the fact that they can use a third-party controller. PlayStation much?
Now let’s talk about the new remote, which is truly a state of the art gadget. Let’s see: you’ve got a touchpad, a Siri button and you can pretty much tell Siri what you want her to do and she will do it for you. Note that Siri’s “extreme” commands can be a little too extreme. If you want a serious or a funny show to watch, she might not exactly find what you are looking for. She is a fan of Rotten Tomatoes, though, so it cannot go completely wrong now, could it? Could it?
Now if you are already considering buying an Apple TV, there are basically three choices that you can make: you can go for the old $70 Apple TV, the new 32 GB $150 model or the 64 GB $200 model. There are all good purchases and they can all fit your needs accordingly. It is just a matter of how much money you want to give or what services you are looking for.
The old TV is just that: a TV. You do have access to a decent amount of apps, HBO Now, Netflix, Showtime and Hulu included, but you won’t be able to play games and you won’t have the Siri button. Oh, and the quality of streaming is just the same. The latest Apple TV comes in with a whole new set of features, new apps and a lot more space, so if this is what makes you tickm you can definitely give it a try.
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