"Is there an iAppleTV program?"
Nope, you go through iTunes.
Nope, you use the Apple TV, everything in your iTunes Library automagically appears on your Apple TV, and you use the Apple TV interface. Incidentally, if you do like to stream the other way, whichever programme you've used to store/catalogue your files will be where you have to go to initiate the streaming, that's not unique to Apple. There's no AndroidBox or GoogleTV program either.
Of course not! iPhoto does pictures!
Same as every other phone - usually photos and videos are synced using a photo program, or a dedicated photo syncing tool without any editing capabilities
"Oh. So I pick my pictures on iPhoto and they show up on the TV?"
Once you share them in iTunes, naturally!
iTunes does not handle photo sharing, this is where you reveal that you don't know what you're talking about and have made up a load of bullshit. Photos taken on an iPhone can be synced with iCloud and automatically appear on Apple TV, slideshows can be done directly from an iPhone or from iPhoto itself.
Okay now let's get your phone synced up. Let's say you want to sync your Michael Buble playlist to your phone. Where do you think you go?
"Ummmm...is there an i-iPhone program? Or iSync?"
"Well that makes sense. Syncing music."
Of course! Now let's get you some apps! To the App Store!
"Oh, you mean this button on the bottom of the screen that says 'App Store?' I'm getting the hang of this!"
No, no silly granny! You can't buy iPhone apps from the App Store! You need to go to the App Store! In iTunes!
Or just buy them straight on the iPhone like someone who's not retarded
"... Of course. But what about my address book so I can send you a check for $12 on your birthday? Do I put that on my phone from Contacts?"
Of course not! iTunes
No, you use contacts
"Okay, I get it. iTunes for everything."
No, iTunes for music and movies, and syncing to your phone IF you haven't switched to using wifi syncing or cloud based syncing like everyone else did 2 years ago
Now let's get those pictures you snapped of your granddaughter off your phone! Where to?
Of course not! It's iPhoto for that!
You already did that
"Naturally. Now, I also took a video. So I get that from iMovie?"
Nope, guess again!
Silly Granny! iPhoto gets videos off your phone!
Same as every other phone...
"Okay, got it. iPhoto for photos and videos. So I also have this copy of Boynton Beach Memoirs I torrented off Pirate Bay (granny is a leet h4xx0r it seems). So I put that on the phone through iPhoto?"
Your Grandma uses bit torrent but is so demented she can't figure out the rest of the stuff for herself? Maybe you've been confusing her by all the bullshit you made up
Ugh, of course not! If you want to put videos ON your phone, you use iTunes!
"...Fuck it. Fuck all this shit. Fuck you, fuck Steve Jobs, fuck it all. I want a pen, a rotary phone, and a phonograph."
And this is the glue that holds together the Apple ecosystem. Phone to Mac? iTunes. Mac to AppleTV? iTunes. Unless unless unless... It doesn't Just Work. It's complicated and stupid.
No, it's simple. You're stupid
Bringing computers into the home won't change either one, but may revitalize the corner saloon.