How to choose an Apple TV 3rd Generation
The Apple TV 3rd Generation is an entertainment and connectivity console that streams content from the internet onto your television. As a part of the iOS ecosystem, it can be connected to and controlled by many Apple devices like the iPhone and Apple Remote. eBay lists a large number of affordable used Apple TVs as well as new ones so you have plenty to choose from.What are the main features of an Apple TV 3rd Generation?
According to Apple, the 3rd generation Apple TV runs on a single-core A5 chip and is capable of connecting to the internet via 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi formats. The built-in HDMI port can connect to your television with up to 1080p high-definition quality and transfer Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. Apart from connecting to other electronic devices wirelessly, it also has the following ports:
- The built-in HDMI port is designed to connect to your television at up to 1080p high-definition quality.
- An ethernet cable socket allows the Apple TV to connect to the internet even in settings without Wi-Fi.
- A micro USB slot allows a physical connection for servicing and technical support.
Please see the manufacturer's site for details.How can the Apple TV 3rd Generation interact with an iPad or iPhone?
The 3rd Generation Apple TV connects with your iPad or iPhone wirelessly and operate as complements of each other. Display mirroring allows you to show your iPhone or iPad screen on your TV so you can browse the internet with the comfort of a larger screen. It also supports photo and video streaming from your device so you can share them with your friends on your TV. You can even play iOS games on your Apple TV by using your iOS device as a game controller. You could also play your iTunes music via the Apple TV if your Mac uses iTunes version 10.6 or later.Can you use Apple TV with a PC?
You may have multiple devices in your home and may want to be able to connect all of them to the Apple TV. If you are using a Windows PC, downloading AirParrot will allow you to connect your Windows PC to your Apple TV. You can make the Apple TV connect to both Windows and Apple computers in your home as well as allow iTunes support via PC.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Apple.