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Topic: Apple TV

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.

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Sony's PlayStation Vue will stream live & on-demand TV to Apple's iPad without cable subscription

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.

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CBS News channel launches on Apple TV with new streaming CBSN network

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.

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Apple granted patent covering motion-based 'remote wand' controllers for Apple TV

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.

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'FYI' and 'Feeln' channels get added to Apple TV lineup

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.

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Apple Watch will likely require daily charging, Cook says

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.

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Amazon announces $39 Fire TV Stick to compete with Google Chromecast

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.

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HBO to begin offering standalone streaming subscriptions in 2015 - report

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.

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Philips TVs bundled with Apple TV launch in India as part of alleged partnership [u]

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].

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Latest Apple TV update enables remote access relay for HomeKit connected accessories

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.

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'Sons of Anarchy,' 'American Horror Story' come to Apple TV with new FXNOW channel

09/23/2014, 01:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday added FXNOW, the on-demand arm of popular basic cable network FX, to the Apple TV's stable of content providers, bringing shows like Louie, Sons of Anarchy, and American Horror Story to viewers.

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Apple surreptitiously adds HomeKit support to recent Apple TVs - report

09/22/2014, 09:09 am

In addition to a revamped user interface and a new Beats Music app, Apple is said to have given third-generation Apple TVs an intriguing under-the-hood tweak in last week's software update: compatibility with the company's new HomeKit home automation technology.

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Beats Music comes to Apple TV alongside flat user interface, iOS 8 integrations

09/17/2014, 03:09 pm

Apple iOS devices weren't the only products to receive updates Wednesday, as the company also rolled out new software for the Apple TV that brings a flatter user interface, a new Beats Music app, and support for Family Sharing.

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Apple's next product splash slated for second half of October

09/17/2014, 09:09 am

Though the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch have been formally introduced, Apple is far from calling it quits on 2014, with the company's next major product unveiling expected to take place around mid-to-late October, AppleInsider has learned.

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Apple TV special events channel launches hours ahead of 'iPhone 6' & 'iWatch' event

09/09/2014, 08:09 am

As Apple gears up for what at least one national news channel has called a "historic" announcement, the iPhone maker has re-added its own Special Events channel the Apple TV, providing interested consumers with another avenue for watching the event unfold live.

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Apple adds Showtime Anytime, iTunes Festival channels to Apple TV

08/26/2014, 10:08 am

Apple on Tuesday added two new channel options to its set-top streamer, bringing on-demand Showtime Anytime from the cable network as well as a dedicated channel for the upcoming iTunes Festival in London.

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NFL Now channel arrives on Apple TV with highlights & original series

08/20/2014, 01:08 pm

Nearly two weeks after first appearing in app form on the iPhone and iPad, the National Football League's new NFL Now digital content network has made its way to Apple's set-top streamer with news, highlights, and archival footage.

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NFL Now goes live on iPhone and iPad, Apple TV to follow

08/07/2014, 09:08 am

The National Football League on Thursday officially unleashed NFL Now, its new digital content network, bringing football fans personalized video updates from around the league as well as highlights and select live broadcasts -- though games will remain television-only affairs.

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ABC News on Apple TV proves more popular than desktop & mobile in first month

08/06/2014, 01:08 pm

Apple TV users have flocked to ABC News's recently-unveiled live video offerings, the network said on Wednesday, with Apple TV viewers consuming 50 percent more live ABC News programming than viewers on desktops and mobile devices combined.

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Apple brings iOS 7-style iconography to Apple TV in newest beta

08/04/2014, 03:08 pm

The latest Apple software to receive a Jony Ive-led user interface revamp is the company's Apple TV operating system, which sports an iOS 7-style "flat" look with new icons and updated typography in the latest beta.

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