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In the entertainment market, Apple wants to sell content and the equipment is just a tool to deliver the content. Apple was extensively working with cable providers and networks to iron out content delivery through Apple.......and then Xfinity merger with TimeWarner screwed up everything. Your nextgen ATV will be ready when the content is ready to go.
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In the entertainment market, Apple wants to sell content and the equipment is just a tool to deliver the content. Apple was extensively working with cable providers and networks to iron out content delivery through Apple.......and then Xfinity merger with TimeWarner screwed up everything. Your nextgen ATV will be ready when the content is ready to go.
I hope so as performance on the ATV3 during prime time hours on Netflix is so inconsistent. I watched a movie last night no problems but after trying to watch something else it keep dropping down to stupid SD so I gave up and watched it on my Roku 3 no problem.

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Netflix performance is unrelated to new hardware.

Paying any attention to speculation about Apple products is a waste of time. Most of the stuff doesn't rise to level of rumor -- it's produced by people with an anti-Apple axe to grind.
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I've read that this is the provider throttling the data to control costs. It's been rumored to be moved around from platform device to device. Netflix is being extorted to a degree.
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One rumor dismissal, followed by another rumor. Ya gotta luv AVS Forums.

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Do the research for yourself instead of whining. It's all out there if you don't need a spoon.
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When did this forum get so harsh. Let's relax ladies and gents!

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Do the research for yourself instead of whining. It's all out there if you don't need a spoon.
This has been discussed (actually pretty much beaten to death) on the AVS forums and Mr. G has been an active participant and certainly knows the background and issues.

If you want to post on this try here but I would suggest posting a little more detail on what you think the issue is.

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We finally got post-play for Netflix! That makes me happy. Unfortunately I still have been getting really bad Netflix performance on my ATV 3 lately and the way the ATV interface doesn't keep my spot when moving back and forth between movies and such has become very irksome after using my new Roku Streaming Stick. We shall see.

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We finally got post-play for Netflix! That makes me happy. Unfortunately I still have been getting really bad Netflix performance on my ATV 3 lately and the way the ATV interface doesn't keep my spot when moving back and forth between movies and such has become very irksome after using my new Roku Streaming Stick. We shall see.
My Netflix on AT3 is great. I have Roku 3 also; prefer Apple. Just wish they would get Showtime (Homeland). But that app sucks on Roku 3-buffers constantly. Nothing else buffers on either device i have.

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You like when you press back that it randomly decides to not keep your spot in your list and puts you back at the top? You like choosing a profile each time and watching lots of "Loading" screens? That's what my ATV experience is compared to the Roku. Lots of menus, loading screens, and clicking.
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You like when you press back that it randomly decides to not keep your spot in your list and puts you back at the top? You like choosing a profile each time and watching lots of "Loading" screens? That's what my ATV experience is compared to the Roku. Lots of menus, loading screens, and clicking.
Mine always resumes at pause spot with same profile unless I change it with no "loading screen". have very goof WiFi. Roku 3 has some good features (better remote, more channels) but interface is not as good for me as I mainly watch netflix, HBo Go on AT3.

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