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Topic: Apple TV

Apple television could double US household spending on Apple products

05/18/2012, 08:05 am

If Apple were to launch a full-fledged television set, it could cause total average annual U.S. household spending on Apple products to double to $888 by 2015, according to a new projection.

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Remote control iPad interface reportedly outlined for rumored Apple HDTV

05/15/2012, 05:05 pm

An uncorroborated report claims to have knowledge of how Apple is planning to use the iPad with a much rumored unannounced television, saying that the tablet will run dedicated remote control apps featuring an enhanced UI.

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Apple, Disney working to bring WatchESPN app to Apple TV

05/15/2012, 02:05 pm

Apple is currently in talks with Disney to bring the WatchESPN application, currently found on iPhone and iPad, to its Apple TV set-top box.

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Foxconn denies CEO spoke about Apple television

05/14/2012, 02:05 pm

Foxconn has issued a public statement to deny that its chief executive made comments about preparing for a rumored Apple television.

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Loewe denies rumors of Apple acquisition

05/13/2012, 03:05 pm

German HDTV maker Loewe AG has denied that it is in talks with Apple about a potential $113 million buyout of the company.

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Foxconn chief says company is preparing for Apple television - report

05/11/2012, 08:05 am

Foxconn is preparing to manufacture Apple's anticipated television set, the manufacturing company's chairman reportedly said in a speech.

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Minor Apple TV software update brings HD previews, bug fixes

05/10/2012, 06:05 pm

Apple on Thursday released Software Update Version 5.0.1 for second and third generation Apple TVs, bringing various stability improvements and bug fixes to the set-top media streamers.

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Apple television not expected to 'break the bundle' from cable

05/03/2012, 01:05 pm

With opposition from content providers likely, Apple's rumored television set will not be able to cut out existing cable operators, and Apple will instead be forced to work with them, a new analysis predicts.

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JP Morgan: Apple television unlikely to arrive in 2012

05/03/2012, 03:05 am

Investment bank J.P. Morgan has poured cold water on speculation that Apple will release a connected television set later this year, while simultaneously offering its own speculation that the company may introduce an "iPay" mobile payment platform.

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Apple reportedly in talks with EPIX over content for new TV

04/27/2012, 06:04 pm

Sources claim that Apple initiated talks earlier in 2012 to incorporate movie properties owned by movie streaming service EPIX in its Apple TV, with the content possibly in line to be used by the Cupertino, Calif., company's rumored HDTV.

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Apple considered buying stake in Sharp to aid development of television - report

04/13/2012, 02:04 pm

As it is believed to be gearing up to launch its own television, Apple initially considered investing in Sharp's LCD business, but the company instead opted to let its manufacturing partner Foxconn fill that role, according to a new report.

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Apple TV "single core" A5 actually has two cores, one is off

04/11/2012, 02:04 pm

An investigation into the custom A5 chip used in Apple TV has found that the new Application Processor uses both a smaller, more efficient 32nm die process and actually incorporates two cores, one of which is simply turned off.

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Apple's 'iPanel' called 'far more than a TV,' expected to launch in 2012

04/05/2012, 11:04 am

A new report claims Apple's anticipated television set could be called "iPanel," portraying the product expected to launch later this year as "far more than a TV."

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In-depth review: Apple's third generation 1080p Apple TV and Software Update 5

03/29/2012, 12:03 pm

The new Apple TV delivers 1080p video along with the features and revamped user interface of "Software Update 5," a free update to existing second generation Apple TV users.

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Foxconn-Sharp deal expected to target orders for Apple television

03/28/2012, 08:03 am

The newly announced partnership between Foxconn and Sharp has been seen as an opportunity for both companies to produce IGZO panels for Apple's anticipated television set.

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Apple patents take advanced universal remotes to the cloud

03/26/2012, 05:03 pm

Two recent Apple patent filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office outline a cloud-based system that could turn any camera-equipped iDevice into a virtual remote control for a number of electronic devices like TVs, DVD players and amplifiers.

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Ex Apple engineer claims Steve Jobs rejected new Apple TV UI 5 years ago [u]

03/24/2012, 12:03 pm

The grid of icons featured in the new Apple TV user interface was rejected five years ago by company co-founder Steve Jobs, a former Apple TV engineer claims [updated with clarification].

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iTunes, iCloud error currently obstructing some content downloads

03/22/2012, 09:03 pm

Apple confirmed on Thursday an ongoing error with iTunes in the Cloud where some users are unable to download or stream content.

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Teardown of new 1080p Apple TV finds cooler single-core A5 CPU

03/19/2012, 03:03 pm

The new single-core A5 processor in the new Apple TV does not have a thermal pad, suggesting it runs even cooler than its predecessor despite offering high-definition 1080p video.

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Single-core A5 CPU in new 1080p Apple TV doubles RAM to 512MB

03/18/2012, 05:03 pm

A teardown of the new 1080p-capable Apple TV has found that its single-core A5 processor features the same 8 gigabytes of memory, but doubles the RAM of its predecessor to 512 megabytes.

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