“The existing Apple TV has grown long in the tooth without a really substantial update since the second-generation version appeared in 2010. (The third generation, which debuted in 2012, added a better processor and support for 1080p),” Dan Moren writes for Macworld.
“Meanwhile, competitors like Amazon, Roku, and Google have continued to raise the bar, adding support for apps, better search features, and new form factors. But Apple makes its bread and butter not by being first, but by entering a populated category and being the best,” Moren writes. “So when a new Apple TV does arrive, what might it bring?”
“I’ve been waiting for an Apple TV for a while—so long, in fact, that I’ve largely given up using my increasingly slow and unreliable Apple TV in favor of an Amazon Fire TV,” Moren writes. “But I’m ready to make the switch back, just as soon as Apple gives me a great reason to do so.”
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MacDailyNews Take: We want 4K support, an Apple TV App Store, a new remote (but we already use our Apple Watches, so that’s not a big want), Siri integration, and – mostly – a game-changing Apple Internet TV service that lets us cut the cord and save some money (so we can turn around and spend it on Apple Music, iTunes Match, iCloud storage, etc.)