“The Apple TV has evolved from a slow, hard-drive-based extension of your computer to a fairly capable media streamer,” Jonathan Seff writes for Macworld.

“It gives you access to Netflix, Hulu Plus, major sports subscriptions, and more,” Seff writes. “On top of that, it’s the only media player on the market that lets you access your iTunes library and previous purchases from Apple, as well as stream content directly from a Mac or iOS device using Apple’s AirPlay technology.”

Seff writes, “If you have a second- or third-generation Apple TV in your home entertainment setup, here are several tips for getting the most from it.”

Six tips for getting more from your Apple TV:
1. Update your software
2. Move icons around
3. Sign up for (some) pay subscriptions directly
4. The Menu button is your friend
5. Download the Apple Remote app
6. See the highest-quality video you can

Read more in the full article here.