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Topic: Apple TV

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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New Apple TV 'stalls' because of cable companies & content deals, likely not arriving until 2015 - report

07/30/2014, 02:07 pm

Apple still has a major revamp of its set-top box in the works, but the next-generation Apple TV may not arrive until next year, thanks to cable companies that are "dragging their heels," according to a new report.

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Apple adds Fox Now, CNBC channels to Apple TV

07/29/2014, 10:07 am

Apple on Tuesday updated its Apple TV set-top box with channels for two new content partners, adding one each for financial news powerhouse CNBC and entertainment network Fox -- though both require a cable subscription to access most content.

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Apple TV to get FXNOW with integrated 'Simpsons World' within 12 months

07/22/2014, 06:07 pm

Popular basic cable network FX will supposedly bring its FXNOW on-demand video service, as well as the upcoming Simpsons World, to Apple TV within the next 12 months, expanding the set-top streamer's content with shows like Louie, Sons of Anarchy, American Horror Story and more.

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Netflix quietly updates Apple TV channel with 'Post-Play' feature for TV shows

07/21/2014, 03:07 pm

Television fans can now binge on their favorite shows more efficiently as streaming movie behemoth Netflix has brought its popular "Post-Play" feature, which automatically plays the next episode of a television series after a short delay, to the Apple TV.

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Model number for Apple's mystery iBeacon device may hint at upgrade to existing hardware

07/14/2014, 04:07 pm

A new Apple device revealed earlier this week in certification documents filed with the FCC appears to be the first in a new line of iBeacon-specific hardware, but the mysterious product's model number suggests that it may instead be an extension of one of Apple's existing products.

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iTunes update brings HD Extras to the Mac, also coming to Apple TV and iOS 8

07/10/2014, 11:07 am

Apple on Thursday released iTunes version 11.3 and with it announced the availability of high-definition iTunes Extras for the Mac and Apple TV, with the bonus features coming to iOS 8 after the operating system's rollout this fall.

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Roku outpaces Apple TV in US sales growth and usage for 2013, report says

07/10/2014, 12:07 am

A report published on Wednesday claims set-top media streamers like the Apple TV will be in one out of every four homes by 2015, but market growth of Apple's device is being outpaced by sector giant Roku, at least in the U.S.

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Vimeo launches revamped Apple TV channel with better discovery, on-demand video

07/09/2014, 01:07 pm

Video sharing service Vimeo on Wednesday rolled out an all-new version of its Apple TV channel, bringing a streamlined user interface, new curated playlists, and trailers from Vimeo On Demand to Apple's set-top streamer.

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Apple heads for home: Why HomeKit may not bring an 'iLight' or 'iLock,' but a new Apple TV

06/29/2014, 10:06 am

As follows any new announcement from Apple, the world's most secretive consumer electronics company, the days since the the unveiling of HomeKit -- Apple's new "smart home" platform -- have been filled with rumors and speculation about where it might go. AppleInsider now steps back to take a look at the most likely scenario.

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Google takes on Apple TV with Android TV connected entertainment platform

06/25/2014, 02:06 pm

Search giant Google on Thursday previewed its latest play for consumers' living rooms with Android TV, a new platform for connected televisions and set-top boxes that brings streaming audio and video alongside custom apps and games.

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Google to once again challenge Apple TV with Android-based set-top streamer, report says

06/25/2014, 12:06 am

Ahead of Google's I/O developer conference on Wednesday, a report claims the Internet search giant is cooking up a new batch of Android-based set-top streaming devices with support for video, music and video games.

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Apple TV gains 4 new channels, including ABC News with live video

06/24/2014, 10:06 am

Parents, news junkies, and sports fans now have a number of new streaming content options from Apple as the company added channels for ABC News, PBS Kids, AOL On, and Willow as part of an over-the-air update Tuesday morning.

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Sunday's U.S. vs Portugal World Cup match to stream live on Apple TV via WatchESPN

06/20/2014, 05:06 pm

Thanks to Apple's partnership with ESPN, American cable subscribers with Apple TV can access streaming coverage, highlights and additional content for all 64 FIFA World Cup matches, including this weekend's game between the U.S. and Portugal.

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Apple TV price drops by as much as $30 in the UK & Europe, Mac mini also sees cuts

06/18/2014, 12:06 pm

Apple appears to have chosen this week to revisit its pricing strategy around the world as the company lowered overseas prices for its Mac mini desktop, iMac all-in-one, and Apple TV streaming device by as much as $80.

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Latest Apple TV beta software includes iCloud Family Sharing, brings shared content into the living room

06/17/2014, 07:06 pm

Alongside the introduction of Apple's second iOS 8 beta release on Tuesday, the company issued the first beta version of its upcoming Apple TV Software update, which activates the new iCloud-based Family Sharing function set to debut as part this fall.

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