Release date for Apple TV (2015)?

bballrob

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Well, finally got my shipment confirmation and tracking number yesterday. They say it will be here Wednesday. May have to put some pressure on my brother who's a manager with the Purple and Orange to see if he can get it here sooner. Ok, maybe not, since it's just going into hiding til Christmas. But I am a bit antsy still.
 

JWiPhone

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My first impressions:
  • Easiest setup ever for any Apple product
  • Beautiful interface, very intuitive, and easy navigation
  • Siri doesn't always work, says disconnected at times
  • Lack of content in the app store, but I'm sure that will improve
Overall, I'm very pleased and will get a lot of use out of my new Apple TV. It is especially nice if you already have an 'Apple ecosystem' as many who have iPads and iPhones do.
 

bballrob

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So at 11:28 AM today, it landed at the local airport in Kenai, AK, and as of 11:30 it was on the vehicle for delivery. FedEx says it will be delivered by 8 PM tonight. I'm guessing sometime between 4 and 6 PM
 

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I picked mine up at the UPS hub earlier today. I'm going to set it up in a few minutes.
 

bballrob

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Well, I'm still at work for another hour or so, but IT HAS ARRIVED!!

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But what I want to know is, who's the new underling in the house, as NO ONE has the first initial A.

Hmmmmmmmmmm.........
 
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raqball

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My thoughts on it after a few days use? Meh!

The remote is terrible and works about half the time. Some swipe features only work in certain areas so deciding which work and where is a challenge.

Lack of apps available and Siri is half baked..

Not diggin it right now, Hopefully OS updates can fix some of the problems and I am sure more apps will come in time. As of right now, it's not worth the purchase...
 

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I'm most disappointed in the big name third party apps already there. Netflix and Hulu are flippin awful.
 

acosmichippo

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hard to explain. but in general, the things you want easily accessible (like a list of shows/movies to resume watching, or your watch list) are buried under a bunch of other categories you have no interest in. also, ~50% of the screen is taken up with pretty screen caps from the shows, leaving less room for shows to browse easily.

oh, and then all the horizontal scrolling one item at a time. Blegh.
 

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Did Apple say they were going to begin orders at midnight PST? I didn't see that listed anywhere. I heard "Monday," but never heard a specific time. I just checked the App Store app and it still says "Coming Soon."
I do have the old one to use until Christmas. I think I'm going to send my old one Nox Vidmate VLC to a buddy of mine who I know would appreciate it. I thought about selling it to my daughter, but I think I'd rather give it to my buddy instead.