No NetFlix on legacy Apple TV

Summary:A reader emailed Steve Jobs about using Netflix on the first-generation Apple TV - and the answer probably won't surprise you.

A reader emailed Steve Jobs a question about using Netflix on the first generation Apple TV:


The new AppleTV sounds great, but I have three existing AppleTV's at home already and the major advantage of the new one for me would be NetFlix which could easily be added as an app in an upgrade.  Will that happen?

To which Jobs replied:

Sorry, no. Sent from my iPhone

I've looked at the headers of the reply email and am confident that it originated from his-Steveness.

Is anyone really surprised? Upset?

Topics: Mobility, Hardware


Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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