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Topic: Apple TV

Latest Apple TV 6.1 update enables AirPlay device discovery over Bluetooth

03/12/2014, 07:03 pm

According to a recent report, Apples latest Apple TV software update enables devices running iOS 7.1 to conduct AirPlay sessions via a Bluetooth connection, doing away with the need for a Bonjour setup.

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Apple job listings suggest cameras coming to Apple TV, hinting at motion controls

03/12/2014, 10:03 am

The Apple TV is one of the few products in Apple's lineup that doesn't include an integrated camera, but that may change with future versions of the hardware, according to new job listings from the company, potentially paving the way for gesture-based motion controls in the living room.

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Apple TV 6.1 update makes it easier to hide unwanted channels

03/10/2014, 03:03 pm

A new Apple TV software update was issued on Monday, giving users the ability to reduce the plethora of channels on the device's home screen if they so choose.

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Apple adds iTunes Festival channel to Apple TV in advance of Tuesday kickoff

03/09/2014, 05:03 pm

With just days remaining until London Grammar takes the stage to open the first iTunes Festival ever held in the U.S., Apple has added a new iTunes Festival channel to Apple TV with a performance lineup and information on every act.

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Construction of Apple's new San Francisco flagship store gets final go ahead

03/06/2014, 06:03 pm

Apple has been given final approval to start its San Francisco flagship store project, which will involve the demolition of a standing building, surrounding environment renovations and construction of a building adhering to a new design style.

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Roku distills set-top box into $50 'Streaming Stick' with on-screen interface, physical remote

03/04/2014, 06:03 pm

Video streaming experts Roku on Tuesday took the wraps off the latest version of the "Streaming Stick," a thumb drive-sized device aimed at the Apple TV and Google's Chromecast streamers.

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Logitech unveils Apple TV-compatible Harmony Smart Keyboard for the living room

03/04/2014, 03:03 pm

Logitech on Tuesday took the wraps off of the latest addition to its Harmony intelligent remote control lineup: a Bluetooth-enabled keyboard with integrated touchpad, compatible with a plethora of living room devices, including the Apple TV.

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Why Apple, Inc. is keeping the identity of many of its 23 recent acquisitions a secret

03/01/2014, 05:03 pm

Apple has acquired at least 23 firms over the last five quarters, but the purpose--and even the identity--of some of them remains a mystery. This is no accident.

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Despite whirlwind of rumors, new Apple TV hardware may not be imminent

02/28/2014, 06:02 pm

On the heels of numerous rumors and speculation that Apple will soon release a next-generation Apple TV set-top box, one well-connected journalist has voiced his doubts on the claims.

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Apple TV sales topped $1B in 2013, becoming Apple's fastest growing hardware

02/28/2014, 01:02 pm

Sales of the Apple TV are estimated to have grown by 80 percent in 2013, reaching around 10 million units for the calendar year, or some $1 billion worth of set-top boxes sold to end users.

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US Apple TV promotion includes $25 iTunes card as rumors of new model swirl

02/28/2014, 12:02 pm

Apple on Friday kicked off a temporary promotion that will give customers a free $25 iTunes gift card with the purchase of an Apple TV from the company's online or retail stores in the U.S.

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TV4 debuts on Apple TV in Sweden

02/25/2014, 03:02 pm

Apple TV owners in Sweden gained access to a new channel on Tuesday, with the TV4 network gaining its own dedicated application on Apple's set-top box.

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WWE Network launches on iPhone, iPad & Apple TV, offering every PPV for $10 per month

02/24/2014, 11:02 am

Monday morning brought about the launch of the new streaming network from World Wrestling Entertainment, as well as new applications for both iOS and the Apple TV that allow users to access the content from all of their Apple devices with a $10-per-month subscription.

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Amazon aiming to take on Apple TV with March launch of new set-top box

02/21/2014, 08:02 am

Internet retail giant Amazon is reportedly planning to preempt Apple's rumored springtime Apple TV refresh with an Android-powered set-top box of its own --and the device could go on sale as soon as next month.

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Latest additions to Apple TV development team to focus on third-party channels, content

02/19/2014, 12:02 pm

Though the Apple TV does not yet have an official App Store, Apple continues to expand the content available on its set-top box with new channels from third-party content providers, while behind the scenes it is hiring new personnel to ensure those partners are providing end users with the best possible experiences.

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Comcast to purchase Time Warner Cable, future Apple TV partnership uncertain

02/12/2014, 10:02 pm

It was reported earlier on Wednesday that Apple is preparing to debut a new Apple TV platform in partnership with Time Warner Cable, but Comcast is now said to be finalizing a purchase of TWC that could affect continued negotiations.

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Apple readying April unveiling of new Apple TV, may partner with Time Warner

02/12/2014, 02:02 pm

Users clamoring for an update to Apple's set-top streamer could have their wish granted within the next two months, as the company is reportedly preparing a springtime introduction for the fourth-generation device that would come with a substantial media tie-in but would not launch until this fall.

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Apple hints at unannounced 'new platforms' in job listing

02/11/2014, 10:02 am

With the debut new product categories promised by Apple in 2014 will likely come entirely new platforms, and a fresh job listing from the company discloses that such plans are in fact currently in the works.

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AirPlay configuration files in iOS 7 hint at next-gen Apple TV hardware

02/10/2014, 03:02 pm

As whispers of an impending Apple TV refresh grow louder, references to a fourth-generation hardware platform for the diminutive streamer are said to have been discovered inside iOS 7 configuration files.

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50th anniversary of Beatles on Ed Sullivan celebrated with new Apple TV channel

02/10/2014, 07:02 am

Commemorating 50 years since legendary band The Beatles appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show," the Apple TV was given a quiet update on Monday, featuring content from the band available on iTunes, along with the band's landmark U.S. television appearance in 1964.

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