Topic: Apple TV
04/07/2015, 01:04 pm
When HBO CEO Richard Plepler chose to speed up the rollout of the company's new standalone streaming service and went looking for a launch partner, one of his first phone calls was to entertainment industry legend turned Apple executive Jimmy Iovine.
04/07/2015, 11:04 am
HBO's cable-free subscription service, HBO Now, launched with a free trial on the Tuesday with a new dedicated Apple TV channel and an app on the iOS App Store , ahead of this Sunday's hotly anticipated premiere of "Game of Thrones."
04/06/2015, 02:04 pm
Apple TV competitor Roku today updated its streaming media set-tops and companion mobile apps with new voice search functions, access to a content discovery system dubbed "Roku Feed," and faster hardware in the case of the Roku 2.
04/05/2015, 08:04 pm
Industry watchers expect Apple to release a next-generation Apple TV set-top streamer later this year with a slew of upgrades, but the device might not support 4K high-definition content as some anticipated, according to a report published on Sunday.
04/01/2015, 04:04 pm
Apple is laying the the cost and responsibility of streaming infrastructure on TV networks participating in its upcoming subscription Internet TV service, according to industry executives quoted in a Wednesday report.
03/27/2015, 04:03 pm
Amid rumors of an Apple branded streaming television service, Comcast asserts it has not engaged in any discussions with the company about licensing NBCUniversal content to air alongside programs from potential partners ABC, CBS, Fox and more.
03/25/2015, 04:03 pm
Apple on Wednesday silently updated the Apple TV with another app channel, CNNgo, to provide users with live and on-demand video from the news network.
03/24/2015, 10:03 am
Amid reports of a major hardware and software refresh coming later this year, Apple on Tuesday added three more app channels to the current-generation Apple TV: TED, Tastemade, and Young Hollywood.
03/23/2015, 11:03 pm
Netflix on Monday debuted its streaming media services to markets in Australia and New Zealand, with official subscription access rolling out on a variety of platforms including Apple TV.
03/23/2015, 11:03 am
With software sales for traditional game consoles and PCs projected to reach $35 billion this year, one analyst believes a new Apple TV with a dedicated App Store could have a noticeable impact on the company's bottom line.
03/20/2015, 10:03 am
Apple is planning to take the wraps off of a brand new Apple TV set-top box, featuring Siri integration and support for a native App Store, at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference this June, according to a new report.
03/19/2015, 11:03 am
Sony's new Internet-based streaming TV service Vue is now available on PlayStation consoles in select markets, and will be coming soon to Apple's iPad, as cable cutting options available to consumers continue to grow.
03/18/2015, 02:03 pm
With Apple's anticipated subscription television service said to be targeting a price between $30 and $40 per month, one analyst has predicted that the company will come in on the low end of that range, or else risk pricing itself out of the market.
03/18/2015, 01:03 pm
Despite reportedly refusing to engage in discussions to join Apple's rumored web television initiative, cable provider Comcast may have no choice but to eventually capitulate thanks to regulatory concessions the company agreed to in 2011 as part of its takeover of NBCUniversal.
03/17/2015, 11:03 pm
Rumors surrounding Apple's purported subscription online television service are gathering steam, as a report on Tuesday claims Discovery and Viacom are in talks over partnership possibilities, joining other major content providers for what could be a disruptive product launch later this year.
Apple luring TV content owners for streaming service with promise of more open data sharing - report
03/17/2015, 02:03 pm
Apple has reportedly offered to partially open its customer data trove to content owners if they sign on to its new web television initiative, marking a stark turn for the company that has traditionally balked at sharing information with partners.
03/17/2015, 12:03 pm
The Sling TV subscription service is now available on Xbox One, and will add A&E, History, and Lifetime later this month, expanding its offerings as new rumors suggest Apple plans to compete with its own subscription service starting this fall.
03/16/2015, 10:03 pm
Apple is reportedly in talks with major television content providers and broadcasters to launch a subscription online TV service that will be piped to Apple TV and supported iOS devices.
03/09/2015, 06:03 pm
Apple's "Spring Forward" event on Monday was jam-packed full of information about upcoming products, including the Apple Watch and the all-new MacBook with Retina display. AppleInsider offers a quick video summary of all the news.