MacVoices #15195: The MacJury Examines The First Few Days With The New Apple TV

The MacJury panel takes a look at their first few days with the new Apple TV. From the new Siri Remote to bottom line performance, there is a lot to like about the new device, but a few challenges along the way. Launch  and delivery issues, the initial set-up procedure, the new interface, the new App Store and more are all considered by the panel of  Bart Busschots, Josh Centers, Jeff Gamet and host Chuck Joiner.

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Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he’s doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn.

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By day  Bart Busschots  is a Linux sysadmin and Perl programmer, and a keen amateur photographer when ever he gets the time. Bart hosts and produces the  Let’s Talk podcast series  – a monthly Apple show that takes a big-picture look at the last month in Apple news, and a monthly photography show focusing on the art and craft of photography. Every second week Bart is the guest for the Chit Chat Across the Pond segment on Allison Sheridan’s  NosillaCast. You can get links to everything Bart gets up including a link to his photography and his  personal blog.

Josh Centers is the Managing Editor of  TidBITS. He’s also an occasional contributor to  Macworld,  Boing Boing, and  The Sweethome. You can keep up with him on  Twitter  and his blog at  

Jeff Gamet  is the Managing Editor for  The Mac Observer, and the author of  Fresh Brewed Tales, a chronicle of Jeff’s strange adventures at coffee shops. You can find his regular updates on  Twitter.  


Plex – Plex Inc.

Oceanhorn â„¢ – FDG Mobile Games GbR

Asphalt 8: Airborne – Gameloft

Xenowerk – Pixelbite

LEGO ® Star Warsâ„¢: The Complete Saga – Warner Bros.


LEGO ® Star Warsâ„¢ The New Yoda Chronicles – LEGO Systems, Inc

LEGO ® Star Warsâ„¢: Microfighters – Warner Bros.

LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes – Warner Bros.

LEGO ® Batman: Beyond Gotham – Warner Bros.

Lumino City – State of Play Games

Shadowmatic – TRIADA Studio