The future of TV is apps and the transition has already begun. We use apps for everything. You can search for what you want and you can watch it wherever you want. We need a new foundation that is built on powerful hardware and modern OS and features a new user experience that is easy to use. It must have an App Store.
So Today Apple announced The New Apple TV to bring all of these together.
The New Apple TV has
- App Store
- Allows you to play music, games, watch TV shows, Watch TV movies, and so much more
- Touch Surface remote that also has voice recognition
- Siri will search all apps and show you whats available on a single screen. iTunes, Netfilix, Hulu, HBO, Showtime, and many more later on.
- tvOS operating system that is similar to iOS. Some developers got early access. You will have access to Neflix, HBO, hulu, Games like the new Disney Infinity game & Guitar Hero will also be available!
- Can stream at 60 frames per second at full HD. (is that 1080p? Or is 4K possible) Edit: Confirmed it only supports 1080P Fail!!
- 64 bit A8 Chip
- 10mm tall
- Bluetooth 4.0
- Volume Control your TV. Only remote you need.
- Accelerometer and Gyroscope
- Lighting connector to regarge the remote that will last a full 3 months.
- Will be priced at 32 GB for $149 64Gb for $199
- Available in October
- tvOS is available for Developers today.