Apple TV Portable Genius

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 17, 2012 - Computers - 288 pages
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Get savvy advice and hip tips on using Apple TV

The Portable Genius series is all about getting the most from your Apple-inspired digital lifestyle and the popular and inexpensive Apple TV is no exception. With this helpful guide, you'll find important basics on how to stream Internet content from Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and iTune. In addition, you'll learn how Apple TV fully integrates with both iOS and OS X and acts as a media hub for viewing content from the iPad, iPhone, iPod, and Mac via an HDTV. Covering everything from simply connecting the device to a home entertainment system through setting up accounts and finding content, this handy resource is packed with tips and tricks that are all aimed at helping you get the most from your Apple TV.

  • Offers little-known tips and tricks for streaming movies from popular services to your Apple TV as well as using Apple TV as a media hub
  • Features detailed guidance on wirelessly connecting to personal computers and tablets
  • Highlights ways in which you can take full advantage of AirPlay and iCloud to stream and share content from your computer or iOS device

Small and portable, Apple TV Portable Genius is packed with tips and techniques about the things you most want to know about your Apple TV.

 

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Contents

Identifying the ports on your Apple TV
10
Changing the Apple
18
Naming Your Apple TV
30
Manually Configuring Network Settings 31 Testing the Network Configuration 36 Using Parental Controls 37 Pairing the Apple Remote 41 Choosin...
60
Choosing Audio and Video Settings 51 Smart playlists
72
Playing music from iCloud
79
Streaming music from your iOS device
87
How Do I Set Up and
90
Listening to the Radio
146
Understanding Which Video Formats
153
Setting Up Photo Stream
158
Viewing Photos with Photo Stream
166
chapter 9
173
What Can I Do with
188
How Can I Add More Capabilities to My Apple TV? 198 Troubleshooting Moves
213
You get a message that
229

Playing Content via Home Sharing
98
Using the TV Shows
114
Watching Movies and TV Shows
121
How Can I Create Videos
135

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About the author (2012)

Guy Hart-Davis is the author of more than 80 computing books, including iMac Portable Genius, iLife Portable Genius, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone 5, and Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad 4th Generation and iPad mini.

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