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YouTube coming to Apple TV in June

updated 04:35 pm EDT, Wed May 30, 2007

YouTube coming to Apple TV

Apple today announced that it will allow Apple TV users to wirelessly stream video content from Google's YouTube service to their televisions starting in June. The Cupertino-based company said YouTube will be available as a free software update in mid-June, while Apple boss Steve Jobs revealed that the full YouTube catalog will be available on Apple TV in the fall, according to MarketWatch. The company began shipping the Apple TV in March, with industry analysts projecting various results as the device develops and consumers learn more about what the Apple TV actually does. Apple also announced that it is offering a new 160GB Apple TV build-to-order option.

by MacNN Staff





  1. MacnnGregor

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Announced before WWDC?

    This is the thing of Keynotes ... I wonder what Steve is clearing the decks for?!!? New MacBook Pros and some scene stealing new Leopard functions!!!!!!!!

    A 9" MacBookMini would be a great "one more thing."

  1. ApeInTheShell

    Joined: Dec 1969


    this is cool

    I don't have an Apple TV yet but the ability to stream YouTube is a good deal. Especially when I can show friends, family, etc a cool video or skit I found on YouTube.

  1. moldyapples

    Joined: Dec 1969



    Won't youtube videos look like c*** on a HDTV? They're bad enough on the computer!

  1. Timetheus

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Re; Quality

    Agreed, Hopefully they won't have to be viewed in Full Screen - they might be tolerable in a part-screen resolution...

  1. GORDYmac

    Joined: Dec 1969


    never satisfied...

    I people. First you b**** about not having the crappy YouTube videos on AppleTV, then when it's added [why I have no idea] you b**** because YouTube videos look crappy--as if that were news.

  1. dynsight

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Front Row

    I wonder if the videos will be accessible from front row similar to how movie trailers are accessed.

    I bypassed AppleTV and just hooked up a mini.

  1. Peter Bonte

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Better quality

    I can see Youtube chanels in better quality for the aTV, Google has them on there servers so why not use it.

  1. rebeccauuc

    Joined: Dec 1969



    Cool video, where did you get it?

    cover ipod nano

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