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Offline leburpor

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I have both the ATV1 and ATV2 hacked with XBMC streaming HD shows from a 2TB NAS. Never watch free to air tv now. Without XBMC or Boxee the ATV is somewhat limited to expensive content that Apple has licenses to.

Wha.....?????



Offline 916senna

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Wha.....?????
Yeah, I tried google translate but it didn't comprehend either.  :doh: :waah: :waah:



Offline mondi

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Seriously, when do you guys have time to watch TV???????



Offline leburpor

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Yeah, I tried google translate but it didn't comprehend either.  :doh: :waah: :waah:

I think he described a similar process that I currently do now with a HDMI cable and a notebook... I think... :confused:



Offline mhh

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Seriously, when do you guys have time to watch TV???????

We don't, and when my 14yo daughter works out easy Apple makes it to buy the entire Kardashian series, I'll probably regret this purchase.



Offline mondi

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We don't, and when my 14yo daughter works out easy Apple makes it to buy the entire Kardashian series, I'll probably regret this purchase.

Ah, yes the kids......


My solution is the mighty PS3. It is a wonderful tool!  :p



Offline hydie


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I have both the ATV1 and ATV2 hacked with XBMC streaming HD shows from a 2TB NAS. Never watch free to air tv now. Without XBMC or Boxee the ATV is somewhat limited to expensive content that Apple has licenses to.
I also have hacked my ATV (Apple TV) wit XBMC (Xbox Media Center) after finding it originally very limited to what could be done, highly recommend everyone doing it.



Offline AshSimmonds

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Friend of mine has it, it's pretty cool, sometimes a bit finicky, but otherwise great, i just go to her place for movie night and we scroll through movies we want to see, none of this old school stuff like going to the video store. :cool:




Offline Jamezilla


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+1 for Apple TV.
I have one in the lounge and one in the bedroom - not hacked. Not worth the trouble IMO.
The small footprint is great - in the lounge I have it taped to the under-side of the TV next to the remote IR sensor (all the other devices are behind a cupboard door) so no cables or mess - and it is so small you don't even notice it.

Good choice of online movies, easy enough for my wife to use, and Airplay means it is simple to have Peppa Pig play on the big TV from the iPad for the little person. Remote APP on the iPhone is handy interface for using it to watch web movies or to search for iTunes media.

Simplicity and silence > media formats supported.



Offline amgsl55

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so once you've downloaded a movie -  you have 24 hrs to watch it

is there a way of recording it?



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