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Apple TV sales surge with hardware refresh, but still rank 4th in US streaming device market

05/17/2016, 03:05 pm

A new survey of U.S. broadband households recently purchased a streaming media player has found that Roku continues to own the largest market share, while the Apple TV sales have greatly increased since last year's update. However, no one device controls a majority of the market, leaving the race for a winner still wide open.

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Time Warner Cable to trial TV packages for Internet-only subscribers

11/03/2015, 02:11 pm

Time Warner Cable is preparing to trial a service that will eventually allow access to its TV packages while only having Internet with the company, the company revealed on Tuesday.

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Comparing Apple's 4th-gen Apple TV with the competition

09/19/2015, 10:09 pm

There's a new Apple TV coming in October, but before plunking down any hard-earned money, it's worth comparing it with other options out there like Amazon, Google, and Roku -- and even the older third-gen Apple TV.

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Roku updates set-tops & mobile apps with features like voice search, Roku Feed

04/06/2015, 02:04 pm

Apple TV competitor Roku today updated its streaming media set-tops and companion mobile apps with new voice search functions, access to a content discovery system dubbed "Roku Feed," and faster hardware in the case of the Roku 2.

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Roku CEO speculates Apple loses money on $99 Apple TV, analyst says it's break-even

03/28/2014, 08:03 am

Though he offered no evidence to prove it, the CEO of Roku said this week that he believes rival set-top streamer Apple TV is a money losing product, though one analyst believes the device is more likely a break-even business for APple.

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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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Apple TV, Roku in two-horse race for set-top streaming domination

12/17/2013, 08:12 am

As rumors of an Apple-branded television set begin to die down, the company's extant living room foray --the Apple TV set-top box --is quietly posting strong sales and impressive growth, new NPD data shared with AppleInsider reveals.

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Apple TV grabbed 56% of streaming devices market in 2012

07/16/2013, 02:07 pm

In 2012, Apple accounted for 56 percent of sales in the consumer streaming video device market with Apple TV, despite "relatively narrow content access," with Roku coming in second with a 21 percent share.

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