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With their recently made-available-on- iOS 4.2 AirPlay, users can also wirelessly stream music, video and photos from iPad, iPhone and iPod touch to the new Apple TV, as well as control Apple TV with their iPad, iPhone or iPod touch using the Remote app, available as a free app on the App Store.
As of mid-October, Apple has sold around 250,000 new Apple TVs, which were released to the public in late September. During Apple’s third quarter earnings call, Apple CEO Steve Jobs commented on the new version of Apple TV, “It’s a great product and its $99 price point is very enticing.”
We’d heard reports that new Apple TVs were selling like hotcakes, thanks to a lower price point and a host of new features. Notably, with the new Apple TV, the company moved the product over to the streaming model, allowing users to stream movies and TV shows from the iTunes store or from a computer in your house.