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Topic: Apple TV

New, polished Apple TV interface said to 'blow away' existing smart TVs

08/28/2015, 02:08 pm

The launch of new Apple TV hardware may have been delayed from WWDC to Apple's Sept. 9 event to allow the company more time to polish its interface, one that will allegedly "blow away" current, "junky" smart TV interfaces.

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Apple streaming TV service negotiations remain divided over $40-per-month pricing - report

08/28/2015, 12:08 pm

Though new Apple TV hardware is expected to appear at an upcoming Sept. 9 event, Apple's long-awaited subscription television service is reaffirmed to remain on hold, thanks to ongoing negotiations with content owners.

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Apple announces Sept. 9 event for 'iPhone 6s,' updated Apple TV at massive new venue

08/27/2015, 12:08 pm

Apple on Thursday sent out invitations to members of the media, making official its anticipated Sept. 9 event at San Francisco's Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. It's expected to showcase not only a next-generation "iPhone 6s" handset, but also a new Siri-enabled Apple TV set-top box.

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Apple TV sales slip to fourth place in US streaming device market, study says

08/20/2015, 05:08 pm

According to research released Thursday, Apple TV was overtaken by upstart Amazon in the U.S. streaming device marketplace during 2014, dropping Apple's offering to fourth place in a burgeoning sector it helped create.

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Entry into $34B console gaming market seen as largest opportunity for new Apple TV

08/17/2015, 03:08 pm

Though the new Apple TV isn't expected to have a streaming subscription service available at launch, that's not a problem for investment firm J.P. Morgan, who believes the device's real selling point will be an App Store with traditional console-style videogames.

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Report: Apple TV service pushed back to 2016, new hardware expected in September

08/13/2015, 05:08 pm

A report on Thursday claims Apple has been forced to delay the announcement of a hotly anticipated over-the-top streaming television service to sometime in 2016 as content licensing talks sputter.

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New Apple TV expected, but streaming video service questionable for Sept. 9 event, Piper Jaffray says

08/13/2015, 09:08 am

Apple is expected to unveil a brand new Apple TV in less than a month, but consumers waiting for a new companion streaming video service from the Cupertino-based company may have to wait longer, according to investment firm Piper Jaffray.

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Apple recalls small batch of 3rd-gen Apple TVs over defective part

08/12/2015, 08:08 pm

In what appears to be a targeted recall program, Apple this week notified an unknown number of customers that their recently purchased third-generation Apple TV unit would be replaced due to a faulty part.

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This week on AppleInsider: Stock market jeopardy, 'iPhone 6s' press event, Apple Music numbers & more

08/08/2015, 04:08 am

This week was tougher for Apple than some others, with serious trouble on the stock market, but the company did make headlines with rumors about a September press event, and the first-ever official Apple Music numbers.

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Apple's Jimmy Iovine hints at curation playing part in future TV product

08/07/2015, 01:08 pm

While discussing Apple Music in a new interview published on Thursday, Apple executive Jimmy Iovine mentioned the prospect of applying curation to TV, potentially pointing to a direction for Apple's rumored streaming TV service.

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New Apple TV rumored to debut in September with touchpad remote, dedicated app store, Siri support

07/30/2015, 04:07 pm

A report on Thursday claims Apple plans to unveil a next-generation Apple TV model with its own app store, revamped remote control, Siri support and more at the company's yearly iPhone event in September.

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NFL Game Pass to offer on-demand games on Apple TV, other Apple devices

07/20/2015, 04:07 pm

The NFL will reportedly offer U.S. fans full games on the Apple TV for the first time on July 31, when it will launch an overhauled, domestic Game Pass service on multiple platforms.

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Talks with major networks for Apple streaming TV service making rapid progress - report

07/14/2015, 10:07 am

After being mired for months, talks with major networks regarding an Apple streaming TV service are finally making major advancements ahead of an anticipated launch this fall, according to a new report.

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Showtime's new cord-cutter channel launches on Apple TV with 30-day free trial

07/07/2015, 11:07 am

Cable cutters can now access premium network Showtime, home to "Homeland" and "Dexter," via their Apple TV, which launched on Tuesday with a free 30-day trial period.

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Apple Music offers a peek into the future of Apple Inc, and its stark contrast to Google and Microsoft

07/06/2015, 12:07 am

Just in its first few days, the launch of Apple Music has demonstrated that Apple can competently execute outside of its core hardware business. That has implications for its future ambitions in TV and automotive, as well as highlighting the vast gulf between it, Google and Microsoft.

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Rumor: Apple could be plotting new multitouch Bluetooth remote, OS X El Capitan beta reveals

06/25/2015, 02:06 pm

A file reportedly discovered in the second beta of Apple's next-generation desktop operating system suggests that the company is exploring a new kind of Bluetooth-enabled remote control, potentially hinting at future plans for the Apple TV set-top box.

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Apple expressed interest in 4K video streaming in 2013, leaked Sony documents show

06/18/2015, 07:06 pm

Documents originating from last year's Sony Pictures data breach reveal Apple requested 4K content for potential digital distribution and on-demand services testing nearly two years ago, suggesting the company has been exploring ultra high-definition streaming for some time.

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Apple TV leaps into first place as iOS dominates online video market, Adobe reports

06/04/2015, 04:06 pm

Adobe's Digital Index team on Thursday issued a report on video viewing and browsing ahead of Apple's WWDC, noting that Apple TV has doubled its share in premium video viewing to overtake Roku as iOS devices in general widen their lead over Android and other competitors.

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Updated Apple TV hardware not coming to WWDC 2015, report says

06/03/2015, 04:06 pm

Despite widespread rumors pointing to the contrary, a new Apple TV set-top will not premiere at next week's Worldwide Developers Conference, a report said on Wednesday.

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CBS bringing standalone, cable-free Showtime subscription to Apple TV [u]

06/03/2015, 11:06 am

Just three months after HBO Now bowed on Apple TV, CBS is said to be in the final stage of preparations to launch a similar offering for Showtime, the broadcast network's HBO competitor, on Apple's set-top streamer.

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