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Topic: Apple TV

Rumor: Apple building 4K Ultra HD television set for launch in 2013 or early 2014

03/27/2013, 12:03 am

The latest rumor regarding Apple's much speculated entry into the living room says the company is developing a TV with a screen resolution that meets the 4K UHD standard, otherwise known as Ultra HD, and could debut the television set by the end of 2013.

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HBO considering offering online subscriptions to cable cutters

03/22/2013, 09:03 am

Premium network HBO is currently only available to paying cable TV subscribers, but that could change through the company's HBO Go streaming service in the future.

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Apple TV 5.2.1 update includes redesigned Hulu interface

03/19/2013, 02:03 pm

As part of its iOS update released on Tuesday, Apple pushed out a new software build for the Apple TV set-top box, which includes a "brand new style" for the integrated Hulu Plus service.

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Tweaked Apple TV features smaller custom A5 chip

03/11/2013, 08:03 am

Speculation that Apple would add a more powerful A5X chip to its tweaked Apple TV proved false, as a look inside the new hardware has discovered it's simply a smaller version of the previous A5 chip.

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2013 'iWatch' debut could rake in more profit than an Apple television set

03/04/2013, 08:03 am

The current wristwatch market has much higher gross margins than HDTV sales, which could set the stage for Apple to sell its own hugely profitable wearable hardware as soon as this year.

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Sony's PlayStation 4 follows Mac OS X lead, in contrast to Apple's Post-PC direction

02/21/2013, 07:02 am

Sony's plans for its new PlayStation 4 gaming console closely follow Apple's development path for Mac OS X over the last decade. However, Apple's focus has shifted from OS X to iOS, following a "Post PC" trend that began to emerge in 2007.

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Apple TV launches in India for Rs. 7,900

02/19/2013, 09:02 am

Almost a year after the device launched in the U.S., Apple has brought its newest Apple TV to India, and the company is currently looking to develop partnerships to stream content directly to TVs through the device.

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Apple in search of engineering manager to oversee next-generation Apple TV

02/15/2013, 12:02 pm

Apple this week buoyed rumors of a more advanced version of its Apple TV product being under development with a new job listing that seeks an engineering lead to help oversee development of features destined for the much-anticipated overhaul of the platform.

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Piper Jaffray says Apple media event still likely by April, sees 'new iPad body styles'

02/15/2013, 08:02 am

Although a recent rumor that Apple was preparing to host a developer-related television event next month was almost instantly shot down, investment research firm Piper Jaffray says a review of years past indicates the company is still likely to host an event by the end of April, which could see the introduction of redesigned iPads.

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Xbox project cofounder: Game-enabled Apple TV would "simply kill Playstation, Wii-U, and Xbox"

02/13/2013, 05:02 pm

A game-enabled Apple TV would quickly attract developers and likely kill off traditional consoles like the Xbox, PlayStation, and Wii, one of the original developers of the Xbox said on Wednesday.

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Cold water poured on report of Apple TV-related media event next month

02/13/2013, 03:02 pm

A proven Apple insider has just shot down Wednesday morning's report from Jefferies Equity Research suggesting Apple was preparing for a television-related media event next month.

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Apple planning TV-related media event in March ahead of Apple TV relaunch this fall [Update: Nope]

02/13/2013, 12:02 pm

Apple is gearing up for a special media event next month related to its television initiative that may deliver the tools developers will need to prepare applications for a formal relaunch of the company's Apple TV product, analysts for Jefferies Equity Research said Wednesday.

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Deja vu: Apple buyout rumors resurface, juicing shares of luxury TV-maker Loewe by 40%

02/13/2013, 09:02 am

German television and electronics manufacturer Loewe saw its shares jump considerably on Wednesday when rumors that Apple was preparing to buy the firm originally reported by AppleInsider last summer resurfaced on European markets.

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Intel confirms: Online TV service in the works, set for 2013 launch

02/12/2013, 03:02 pm

Chipmaking powerhouse Intel revealed on Tuesday its plans to roll out an online television service later this year, a move that could bring it into direct competition with Apple, which is also expected to launch a television product in the near future.

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Apple's iWatch and Apple TV initiatives could drive an additional $80 billion in yearly revenue

02/12/2013, 08:02 am

Arguing that the current discount on Apple shares factor in a significant deceleration in revenue and earnings growth that is unjustified in light of medium and long-term growth drivers, Morgan Stanley on Tuesday issued a fairly bullish report estimating that company could generate more than $80 billion in incremental revenue though global penetration of its rumored iWatch and Apple TV initiatives.

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Apple TV, imagined by Steve Jobs to be Apple's "fourth leg," now becomes its sixth

02/11/2013, 07:02 pm

While Steve Jobs described Apple TV as potentially becoming Apple's "fourth leg" supporting the company in 2007, there are now five major business "legs" ahead of it.

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Apple TV may start carrying HBO shows in 2013

01/31/2013, 06:01 pm

Apple is reportedly in talks with HBO to carry the cable content provider's shows on the Apple TV through the "HBO Go" app, with service said to start in the first half of this year.

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Valve's Gabe Newell says Apple is biggest threat in future of living room gaming

01/31/2013, 03:01 am

Valve cofounder and software engineer Gabe Newell, who is attempting to create a new era of open-source gaming with the Steam Box project, sees the proliferation of the Apple TV as more of a threat than console giants Sony and Microsoft.

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Apple says new Apple TV isn't redesigned, just features minor tweaks

01/30/2013, 12:01 pm

Despite details from a new FCC filing suggesting an updated Apple TV would feature a smaller form factor, Apple has indicated that the slightly tweaked hardware will look and function just like the current model.

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New smaller form factor Apple TV supposedly outed by the FCC

01/29/2013, 06:01 pm

In a regulatory test document filing on Tuesday, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission revealed an unannounced Apple TV "A1469" model that boasts upgraded internals and a smaller form factor than Apple's current set-top streaming device.

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