Streaming Trailer Set-Top Box

So the Apple TV hit the street last week. I wasn’t aware of it until a friend just IM’d me informing me that he kept up his long-standing tradition of early adoption, putting one of these shiny new units next to his Nintendo Wii and Sony PlayStation 3.

Apple TV

Here’s the killer feature he relayed to me:

You’d like apple tv. There’s a built-in movie trailer streaming function.

To think: If Apple had released this unit 7 years ago, I might never have started down the path of multimedia hacking.