As a first generation device, the Apple TV box is certainly a great first step to connect web content to the tv. According to the WSJ, it was easy to install and use, working effortlessly to move photos, music, and video from the pc and the web to the tv. I can't wait to get one.
As a tivo fanatic, I only wish Apple would partner with Tivo to build the next gen box to capture more tv content and allow me to move it to any tv in my house. What fun to decide that the show I recorded in one room can be sent to my pc in another or vice versa.
Still, this is a giant leap in effortlessly combining two devices together, the tv and pc;