8 Apps the Apple TV Needs to Win the Set-Top-Box War

A little less than a month ago, Apple extended its Apple TV offerings yet again when it added the Hulu Plus app. Today, Apple pushed its own iTunes Festival app to the Apple TV, further expanding that lineup. Meanwhile, persistent rumours hint that the Apple TV is about to get an interface overhaul, giving it the ability to rearrange apps on screen, just as with iOS.

It’s clear that Apple is devoting more and more resources to the Apple TV. Despite that, the current app offerings aren’t quite compelling enough to convince the average person to cut the cable cord. If Apple plans to transform the Apple TV from a hobby into a serious business capable of dominating the living room, here are the apps it needs to add.

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