Tips & tricks for streaming HD content to your Apple TV
Apple TV can be a fickle bastard. Some days it’s your best friend, and other times its a horrible hockey puck whose sole purpose in life is causing you grief. Chances are you bought the thing so you could effortlessly stream movies to your huge TV, and since you sprung for the ultra high-definition LED display, watching anything in standard-def would be downright blasphemous at this point.
Streaming HD content to Apple’s little black box might sound like it’s easy — and Apple tries its best to make it so — but it can be a pain in the ass if you don’t do things right. To ensure that you’re getting all the pixels you pay for when you buy a movie in HD, we’ve put together this simple guide for high-def streaming with Apple TV.
720p or 1080p
As you’re probably well aware, there are different standards of HD. Some people might not care about the difference between 720p and 1080p, but we’re willing to bet that if you’re here reading this you probably care.