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Topic: Apple TV

Deja vu: Apple buyout rumors resurface, juicing shares of luxury TV-maker Loewe by 40%

02/13/2013, 09:02 am

German television and electronics manufacturer Loewe saw its shares jump considerably on Wednesday when rumors that Apple was preparing to buy the firm originally reported by AppleInsider last summer resurfaced on European markets.

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Intel confirms: Online TV service in the works, set for 2013 launch

02/12/2013, 03:02 pm

Chipmaking powerhouse Intel revealed on Tuesday its plans to roll out an online television service later this year, a move that could bring it into direct competition with Apple, which is also expected to launch a television product in the near future.

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Apple's iWatch and Apple TV initiatives could drive an additional $80 billion in yearly revenue

02/12/2013, 08:02 am

Arguing that the current discount on Apple shares factor in a significant deceleration in revenue and earnings growth that is unjustified in light of medium and long-term growth drivers, Morgan Stanley on Tuesday issued a fairly bullish report estimating that company could generate more than $80 billion in incremental revenue though global penetration of its rumored iWatch and Apple TV initiatives.

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Apple TV, imagined by Steve Jobs to be Apple's "fourth leg," now becomes its sixth

02/11/2013, 07:02 pm

While Steve Jobs described Apple TV as potentially becoming Apple's "fourth leg" supporting the company in 2007, there are now five major business "legs" ahead of it.

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Apple TV may start carrying HBO shows in 2013

01/31/2013, 06:01 pm

Apple is reportedly in talks with HBO to carry the cable content provider's shows on the Apple TV through the "HBO Go" app, with service said to start in the first half of this year.

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Valve's Gabe Newell says Apple is biggest threat in future of living room gaming

01/31/2013, 03:01 am

Valve cofounder and software engineer Gabe Newell, who is attempting to create a new era of open-source gaming with the Steam Box project, sees the proliferation of the Apple TV as more of a threat than console giants Sony and Microsoft.

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Apple says new Apple TV isn't redesigned, just features minor tweaks

01/30/2013, 12:01 pm

Despite details from a new FCC filing suggesting an updated Apple TV would feature a smaller form factor, Apple has indicated that the slightly tweaked hardware will look and function just like the current model.

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New smaller form factor Apple TV supposedly outed by the FCC

01/29/2013, 06:01 pm

In a regulatory test document filing on Tuesday, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission revealed an unannounced Apple TV "A1469" model that boasts upgraded internals and a smaller form factor than Apple's current set-top streaming device.

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Apple TV software update adds Bluetooth keyboard support, hints at new hardware

01/28/2013, 01:01 pm

The Apple TV set-top box was updated to software version 5.2 on Monday, adding enhanced support for iTunes in the Cloud and the ability to connect a Bluetooth keyboard, while also hinting at a minor hardware refresh.

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Cook coy on Apple TV: 'There's a lot that we can contribute in the space'

01/23/2013, 06:01 pm

In Apple's quarterly conference call on Wednesday, CEO Tim Cook said that the company's Apple TV set-top box continues to sell well and characterized the television segment as a space where "there's a lot we can contribute."

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Apple TV gains access to Watchever in Germany

01/11/2013, 12:01 pm

The Apple TV set-top box was updated in Germany on Friday to add support for streaming service Watchever.

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2013 smart TVs dismissed as 'not that smart,' leaving opportunity for Apple

01/10/2013, 12:01 pm

Smart HDTVs being showcased at this year's CES aren't actually that smart, according to one analyst, who believes a lack of innovation in TVs has created a huge opportunity for Apple.

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Valve eyes the living room with multiple set-top 'Steam Boxes'

01/09/2013, 04:01 pm

Competition in the living room continues to heat up, with game maker Valve revealing its plans to support multiple set-top box devices for playing games and streaming content.

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Samsung teases CES unveiling of HDTV with 'unprecedented new shape'

12/31/2012, 02:12 pm

Samsung, one of Apple's chief rivals, is hyping the announcement of a brand new HDTV set with an "unprecedented new shape" at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show.

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Intel expected to unveil cable service, set-top box at CES

12/31/2012, 11:12 am

Chipmaker Intel is reportedly planning to unveil a new set-top box and accompanying cable service at the Consumer Electronics Show in early January.

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Rumor: Foxconn testing Apple televisions sized 46 to 55 inches

12/19/2012, 10:12 am

A new, questionable rumor claims Apple's manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is testing televisions for the company sized between 46 and 55 inches.

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WSJ: Apple testing 'several' HDTV designs with Asian manufacturers

12/12/2012, 05:12 am

The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday became the latest publication to chime in on the much-rumored Apple television, saying the company's most recent efforts have focused on a collaboration with struggling Japanese electronics maker Sharp.

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47% of consumers interested in Apple television, willing to pay 20% premium

12/11/2012, 08:12 am

A new survey has found consumers are extremely interested in the prospect of an Apple-branded television, and are willing to pay a 20 percent premium over existing TV prices for such a device.

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Google to sell off Motorola's set-top box business as Google TV flounders

12/10/2012, 09:12 am

With its Google TV platform failing to catch on, Google is working on a deal to sell its Motorola Home Business, responsible for building set-top boxes for cable providers.

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Full-fledged television considered 'more in tune' with Apple than simple set-top box

12/07/2012, 11:12 am

With Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook admitting that television is an area of "intense interest" for his company, pundits have debated whether Apple would build a full television set or simply enhance upon the existing Apple TV accessory.

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