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15904 Views 204 Replies Latest reply: Sep 21, 2008 3:55 PM by tomd51
Currently Being ModeratedApr 8, 2008 12:08 PM (in response to katielied)I've always used component cables and notice the 2.0 issues. I also confirmed what others have said here, factory reset to 1.0 restored great performance (still with component cables). I did an upgrade from there directly to 2.01 and performance seems fine. Infrequent album flip freezes was my main problem and I don't get them anymore although the flip is still not as smooth as with 1.0. With 2.01 my Apple TV seems to receognize my streaming computer much faster too.Dual G5 and Powerbook G4 (15in.)
Currently Being ModeratedApr 14, 2008 5:42 PM (in response to tmartine)Thanks for the link and suggestion. I reported my problems to apple.
I LOVED my appletv until 2.0 Now, we can barely use it. It constantly hangs and hesitates.17" iMac, 20" iMac, 24" iMac, 15" MBP, Dell Laptop XP Pro, Dell Desktop XP Pro, Mac OS X (10.4.10), TC1100 Tablet PC, Dell Desktop Ubuntu Linux
Currently Being ModeratedApr 15, 2008 7:31 AM (in response to dbrsystems)There is a 2.02 update out now, you should try that and see if it helps with your problems.Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
Currently Being ModeratedMay 4, 2008 7:13 AM (in response to Bzangy)Well... I tried the new NEW update and...
...no better for me. Still crashy. Couldn't watch Totally Rad because it kept glitching, freezing, out-of-sync audio.
This is synced, no streaming, Ethernet cable.
Back to 1.0 for me!
I look forward to the day when Apple releases an update that actually improves the Apple TV rather than hobbles it.
sighMB Pro 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo 2GB, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 16, 2008 7:37 PM (in response to Bzangy)Well, I crossed my fingers, upgraded to 2.1 and...
...glitches, stutters, freezes. One time, it was even playing the audio twice, one with a delay!
So I went back to 1.0 which at least seems to work now that Apple have quietly fixed whatever server thing they changed that broke it in the first place.
1.0 rules!MB Pro 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo 2GB, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 19, 2008 4:10 AM (in response to Bzangy)i agree, eversince 2.0 my atv is VERY CRASHY! i loved it so much and now I kinda hate it! there's not a day in my life without at least one reboot.... and then it only lasts for like 5 minutes to be all skippy and terrible again... i am so sad! the concept is SO great but the software makes it a pain by now... let's keep this topic on the front page!!!iMac Intel Core 2 Duo 2.16 (late 2006), Mac OS X (10.5.4)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 19, 2008 2:06 PM (in response to phenomenonally)The 2.0 update I found pretty horrific as well, however the 2.01 update brought things almost completely back to normal.
I'll be the first to say the newer updates aren't anywhere near as smooth as the 1.0 interface, but the 2.01 and the most current as of today isn't nearly as bad as the 2.0 release. I'll get the album cover flip stutter now and then, but it's bearable and no problem with movie streaming whatsoever from my machine... -TDPower Mac G4 Dual 1Ghz MDD, Mac OS X (10.5.4)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 20, 2008 6:18 AM (in response to phenomenonally)(sorry, double post!)
Message was edited by: BzangyMB Pro 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo 2GB, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 21, 2008 1:49 PM (in response to Bzangy)I've been experiencing crashes almost daily for well over a month. Finally decided to head over to the forums to see what was up. Happy to see its a known issue... sad to see its a known issue. Anyone have any good gossip on a software update to fix? Does it only effect original 40gb Apple TVs?
AndrewOriginal 40gb ATV - bought during keynote, Mac OS X (10.5.5)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 21, 2008 3:55 PM (in response to andrewket)What version of Apple TV software are you running? The 2.1 update (currently the latest as of this post)is pretty stable and most of the streaming/freezing/stutter issues have been resolved for a good portion of users.
The 1.0 original software was the snappiest, smoothest version and was available on the first release 40GB Apple TV units. It certainly didn't have the feature set the current release has (file compatibility, YouTube, etc.), but it was stable as a rock and I, as well as many others, appreciated the interface much more than the current one.Power Mac G4 Dual 1Ghz MDD, Mac OS X (10.5.5)