Apple TV - USB/HD option??

Discussion in 'Apple TV' started by bstevenhaagen, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. bstevenhaagen

    bstevenhaagen Well-Known Member

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    No option at all to plug in a USB flash drive or portable HD??

    The whole wireless thing is nice and all...but what about when I want to take it with me..and I don't happen to have my computer to stream files?
  2. Oliver Barker

    Oliver Barker New Member

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    You want to take your AppleTV around with you... Thats what your computers for, or your iPhone / iPad. the AppleTV is meant to stay at home next to your Tv.
  3. cypherpunk

    cypherpunk New Member

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    Lack of USB isn't the issue; a lot of external HDDs do come with Ethernet and wifi support in addition to USB if you're willing to pay extra. The problem is that the device itself doesn,t read from the disk, the client software does, so no computer (or iPhone) = no streaming.

    I don't see that as a problem, but you might.

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