• Apple TV G3 MD199
78
Based on 39 scores, 71 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    20
  • Average:
    5
  • Bad:
    6

The Apple TV is a digital media receiver designed to play digital content like iTunes Store and NetFlix. The Apple TV features a micro-USB, HDMI, optical audio and an Ethernet port. It also allows you to sign in to your Wi-Fi account and use the remote (or better yet, the free Remote app on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch) to navigate around.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Macworld UK on 80

There is a lot to like about the Apple TV. It's well-built and easy to use. But it offers access to a limited range of content, now that Apple has reduced the price it is no longer the most expensive option for streaming TV. However, the Apple TV - at...

By avhub.com.au on

We should declare that we stumped up for online purchase of the new Apple TV on the day of its announcement, astounded by the price of $129, and desiring it primarily as a music streamer. We mention this because reviews written by purchasers are...

By Tom's Guide on 60

For Apple-centric households, Apple TV is a handy accessory that gives users access to the iTunes library and content from Apple devices on their home theaters. However, those intent on becoming cord-cutters (people who have chosen to get rid of their...

By TechRadar AU on 80

If you've already got some Apple devices in your home then Apple TV is a natural fit and at this price you should really consider getting one because it integrates wonderfully with your current setup. But for everyone else, even with the addition of...

By Macworld UK on 60

Despite all the rumours about Apple launching an actual television of its own, the current AppleTV remains a rather unambitious little set-top box with only limited access to the many TV and streaming video services that are now available on the...

By Macworld UK on 60

From a technical point of view, the AppleTV is as slick and neatly designed as you'd expect from Apple. However, its reliance upon iTunes and Netflix is frustrating for users outside the US, and the AppleTV won't live up to its considerable potential...

By Wired on 70

Released in March, Apple's third-generation puck retains the form factor of its predecessor while adding 1080p playback. The real draw remains the same, though: seamless integration with iTunes, iCloud, and the rest of the Apple ecosystem. While recent...

By Computeractive on

Despite its name, the AppleTV isn't actually a TV set, but a small set-top box. Once connected to your TV using a HDMI cable and to your broadband router either wirelessly or via an Ethernet cable, it lets you rent a wide variety of TV shows and...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

If you're invested in the Apple ecosystem, the Apple TV is a good product: it's the easiest way to get movies and TV shows from iTunes onto the big screen. Music is a more complex proposition, requiring iTunes Match or a networked iTunes library....

By Missing Remote on

Having spent the time to get a real feel for the Apple TV it has become clear that while the device is hampered by weak WiFi capabilities, the lack of HDMI CEC, and a frustrating reliance on an antiquated method for creating/managing credentials the...

By theregister.co.uk on 70

I like the Apple TV: the UI is easy to navigate and, if retrograde, nonetheless paves the way for apps; the remote is excellent; it's responsive, and playback is good; and the box itself is compact and doesn't need a power brick. It is one elegant,...

By Mac|Life on 80

If you’ve been waiting for 1080p, now’s the time to get an Apple TV, especially if you’re heavily invested in iTunes content and/or you want to beam your media from your Mac to your TV. But if your big-screen TV tops out at 720p, and you just want...

By Big Picture Big Sound on 100

If you're not an "Apple person" and are just looking for something to stream Netflix or YouTube, you may want to look into a Roku box. Roku can do that and much more, and with less expensive hardware. But if you're ensconced in Apple goodies and...

By G4tv.com on 60

Video Review: Apple TV with 1080p HD brings you direct access to your favorite movies, television shows, music and other media straight to your TV for only $99. Matt Mira and Kevin Pereira take a look at the new features, like AirPlay, the easy set-up...

By Channel Pro on 80

Full HD video and greater AirPlay support make the revamped Apple TV an attractive propositionRating: 4Average: 4 (1 vote) The Apple TV is the black sheep of the Apple family, this latest update being casually dropped into the keynote speech for the...

By Wired UK on 80

The Apple TV is a hard product to score because it is exceptionally needy. On its own it is a modest upgrade on an average product with limited functionality that Apple sceptics should avoid. But place the Apple TV amongst iTunes users, iOS devices...

By Pocket-lint on 80

Apple TV is still a strange beast to understand, and this release doesn't change...

By AppleInsider on 60

The new Apple TV delivers 1080p video along with the features and revamped user interface of "Software Update 5," a free update to existing second generation Apple TV...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Works brilliantly and smoothly with online movies and TV programmes, while AirPlay makes it at home on an Apple network. The limited file support and lack of UPnP support is still a little disappointing, though...

By Wired on 80

For those who subscribe to the Apple way, owning an Apple TV set-top box is a given. It integrates seamlessly with Apple’s existing iTunes and iCloud services and connects instantly to other Mac and iOS devices, effortlessly pulling video, audio and...