Apple TV is a product manufactured and sold by Apple that allows you to view on your TV contents streamed from external sources like YouTube, MobileMe, Flickr, NetFlix, the iTunes store and any PC or Mac that has iTunes running on it. The Apple TV device runs the iOS operating system, which is the same OS run by the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Apple TV allows you to watch rented movie titles, and can be used as a music player. Apple TV devices can be controlled remotely from a iPhone, iPad or iPod touch device using the free Remote app from the App Store.
This guide compares Apple TV to similar media devices, and provides tips on how to use Apple TV.