Apple



apple_Black_logo.gif

Apple Computer is one of the most powerful players in the world of specialty audio video even if they are known more for their Macintosh operating system and computers like the iMac, Mac Pro, Mac Mini and beyond.

Apple Computer literally changed the music business forever with the advent of iTunes. While creating billions of dollars of new sales, Apple has forced below-CD resolution audio to its clients for downloading and streaming. The way Apple sells music has also been revolutionary in that they have made it one-touch easy to manage, manipulate and buy your music in ways that 10 years earlier simply couldn't have been imagined.

Apple's iPod quickly became a must have home theater and audiophile source component. Its portability, ease of use and overall power made it needed component for mainstream users.

Apple_Iphone-Sirius.gif

Apple's iPhone wooed even more people to buy music, movies and applications from the computer giant from Cupertino, California. Despite being locked into horrible AT&T service - people who use an Apple iPhone love it. They also have been integrated into home theater systems.

The iPad is taking on Crestron in the home automation market with a more sexy, better form factor touch panel that sells for as little as $500 and is starting to be used by Apple-centric companies like Savant as a whole home automation device.

The most powerful element of the Apple product line up is AppleTV which is the most sexy, powerful, easy to use media server on the market to date. Paired with a computer, these hockey puck sized repeaters can stream music, movies, photos and other content wirelessly through a consumer's home at a very low cost. Audiophiles love the AppleTV interface and many use in their systems today. The analog output of an AppleTV isn't very good but many audiophiles pair an AppleTV with an audiophile DAC.

apple_destroys_television.gif

Notable Apple products include:

• AppleTV
• Apple Mac Mini
• Apple iPad
• Apple ITunes
• Apple iPhone
• Apple iMac
• Apple Mac Pro
• Apple Macbook pro

HomeTheaterReview.com has many articles about Apple including: Apple Announces New Apple TV, Apple Unveils All New Mac Mini, and Some Networks Fear that Apple is Going to Destroy Television.


Newest

May 16
Sonus faber Announces Their Sonetto Line of More Affordable Speakers Iconic Italian speaker manufacturer, Sonus faber, has announced that they will have a new line of audiophile and home theater...
Sonus faber Announces Their Sonetto Line of More Affordable Speakers

May 16
Bowers & Wilkins PX Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed Jerry Del Colliano reviews the PX headphones from Bowers & Wilkins. These wireless, over-the-ear headphones are the first B&W model to include active noise cancellation.
Bowers & Wilkins PX Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

May 15
HomeTheaterReview.com Announces Major Editorial Additions and Changes HomeTheaterReview.com, the leader in specialty audio/video content on the Internet, is making major additions and a few changes to its...
HomeTheaterReview.com Announces Major Editorial Additions and Changes

May 14
PS Audio Launches Full Line of AC Power Regenerators Clean AC power is one of the most underrated elements of a high performance audio system especially more advanced setups....
PS Audio Launches Full Line of AC Power Regenerators

May 14
MQA Adds More New Partners at Munich, Expands Relationships With Others Like LG MQA is trying to make the world of audio streaming a better-sounding place. At the recent Munich audiophile show, they...
MQA Adds More New Partners at Munich, Expands Relationships With Others Like LG