Topic: Apple TV
03/04/2015, 01:03 pm
The latest major company to step into the crowded set-top box market, where the Apple TV competes, is Nvidia, whose upcoming Shield media player will be powered by Google's Android TV platform.
02/26/2015, 09:02 am
Imagination Technologies, the company who designs the graphics processors used in Apple's A-series chips, unveiled the PowerVR GT7900 on Thursday, a so-called "super-GPU" that will power affordable game consoles, and could be a candidate for a future Apple TV refresh.
02/12/2015, 03:02 pm
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who has long clamored for an Apple television set, said on Thursday that he believes a revamped Apple TV set-top box could prove to be a centerpiece for the company's fall 2015 product lineup.
02/04/2015, 07:02 pm
Apple has turned its back on cable companies and is once again courting television programmers in a bid to bring live television content to the Apple TV, a Wednesday report suggests, with talks reportedly in the "early stages."
01/27/2015, 02:01 pm
Apple on Thursday added yet another sports channel to the ever-expanding Apple TV content lineup, while Twitter updated its iOS app with a new feature that allows for direct messages to be sent to groups.
01/19/2015, 11:01 am
With access to in-demand content an increasingly important differentiator for internet streaming services, retailing giant Amazon has announced that it will move beyond television series and produce original theatre-bound movies, while Apple has struck yet another agreement to carry a live sports channel on the Apple TV with Tennis Channel Everywhere.
01/05/2015, 02:01 pm
Satellite television provider Dish has jumped into the cord-cutting ring with a new over-the-top streaming television service featuring a number of big-name broadcasters, possibly signaling that content owners are becoming more at ease with alternative distribution methods that could bolster Apple's own efforts.
12/18/2014, 08:12 pm
In an update to its Watch ABC app for Apple TV, ABC is allowing access to full-length episodes one week after they air, even to users who do not log in with TV provider credentials.
12/09/2014, 10:12 am
Google on Tuesday unveiled a redesigned YouTube app for the Apple TV with a number of new features, while Apple simultaneously added four additional channels to its lineup, including one from popular mixed martial arts league UFC.
12/02/2014, 05:12 pm
Cheap streaming media players like Google's Chromecast and Amazon's Fire TV are gobbling up marketshare from streaming device heavyweights Apple and Roku, with Apple TV dropping its long-held second place spot to the Internet search giant's latest attempt on the living room.
Apple's A8 SoC reportedly capable of 4K video output, may pave way for ultra high-resolution Apple TV
11/21/2014, 07:11 pm
According to a report on Friday, Apple's latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models are able to play back 4K video thanks to the powerful A8 system-on-chip, suggesting a future Apple TV model equipped with the same silicon would offer support for ultra high definition programming.
11/13/2014, 01:11 pm
The newly unveiled PlayStation Vue TV streaming service from Sony is set to launch this month on the company's home game consoles, but shortly thereafter will make its way to a competing platform: Apple's iPad.
11/06/2014, 03:11 pm
CBS launched an entirely new interactive streaming news network on Thursday, CBSN, and made it immediately available via a new channel for the Apple TV set-top box.
11/04/2014, 11:11 am
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday issued an invention for a new kind of Apple TV remote control, giving viewers the ability to gesture with a "remote wand" in order to navigate around the user interface, in what could be the latest evidence Apple is looking to substantially alter the user experience of its set-top streamer.
10/28/2014, 11:10 am
A pair of new content options appeared on the Apple TV Tuesday, with users gaining access to A+E's "FYI" network, as well as "Feeln" from Hallmark.
10/28/2014, 01:10 am
As part of his interview at the WSJD Live conference on Monday, Apple's Tim Cook said he anticipates Apple Watch users are likely going to need to charge the device daily because they will use it so much.
10/27/2014, 10:10 am
Online retail behemoth Amazon on Monday unveiled the Fire TV Stick, a dongle variant of its Fire TV set-top box that eschews the separate hardware in favor of an all-in-one form factor that plugs into and is powered by a television's HDMI port.
10/15/2014, 11:10 am
Cord cutters will finally be able to get content from premium cable network HBO without an accompanying cable subscription beginning next year, according to a statement made by the network's chief executive at Time Warner's annual investors conference.
10/09/2014, 09:10 am
Philips on Thursday announced a new lineup of television sets for India that are reportedly bundled with Apple TV set-top boxes in an apparent "partnership" that, if in fact authorized by Apple, would be the first time ever for such a promotion [updated].
10/07/2014, 03:10 pm
The center of a connected smart home could soon be the Apple TV, as Apple's latest beta software officially brings HomeKit support to its $99 streaming set-top box.