Apple says it expects sales of its new US$99 Apple TV to top one million units later this week. The new Apple TV offers a way to watch HD movies and TV shows, stream content from Netflix, YouTube, Flickr and MobileMe, all on your HD TV.
iTunes users are now renting and purchasing over 400,000 TV episodes and over 150,000 movies per day, Apple says. Now with AirPlay, recently available in iOS 4.2, users can wirelessly stream their music, video and photos from iPad, iPhone and iPod touch to their new Apple TV. Users can also control Apple TV with their iPad, iPhone or iPod touch using the Remote app, available as a free app on the Apple App Store.