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Topic: Apple TV

Apple television rumored to have motion detection, iPad-like remote

06/11/2012, 09:06 am

Apple's anticipated television set may feature unique motion detection technology, as well as a new touchscreen remote akin to a cheaper iPad with a plastic exterior, according to a new report.

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Apple TV 5.0.2 software update rolls out

06/05/2012, 04:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its Apple TV software to version 5.0.2 for second and third generation units.

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Brightcove CEO expects Apple TV add-on for FaceTime, motion control

06/04/2012, 10:06 am

In addition to a full-fledged television set, the CEO of Internet video provider Brightcove also expects Apple to release a thin black bar that will add FaceTime video chat and motion control to existing, non-Apple televisions.

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Netflix online movie streaming revenue explodes, slices Apple share in half

06/01/2012, 11:06 pm

Incredible gains in subscription-based online video-on-demand allowed Netflix to become the number one U.S. online movie service by revenue for 2011 after taking a deep cut into Apple's share of the market.

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55" Apple LCD TV for about $2,000 seen as matter of 'when,' not 'if'

06/01/2012, 07:06 am

Recent information from component suppliers and comments from Apple CEO Tim Cook have further increased one analyst's confidence that Apple will unveil a television set late this year and launch it in the first half of 2013.

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1080p refresh doubled Apple TV sales in 2012, 2.7M sold so far

05/29/2012, 10:05 pm

The refreshed 1080p Apple TV has doubled sales of the device in the first half of 2012, as Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed on Tuesday that 2.7 million units of the set-top box have been sold already in 2012.

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Apple television announcement expected to precede launch by 2-6 months

05/29/2012, 01:05 pm

Apple is likely to provide developers with a head-start to create software for its new television before it becomes available for consumers to purchase, according to a new analysis.

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Apple reportedly manufacturing test batch of first smart TVs

05/28/2012, 11:05 am

Apple this month is reported to have begun production of the first prototypes of its much-anticipated connected television sets at one of its overseas manufacturing facilities ahead of a general production ramp expected to begin late in the 2012 calendar year.

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Absinthe 2.0 jailbreaks most iDevices running iOS 5.1.1

05/25/2012, 01:05 pm

The untethered jailbreak Absinthe v2.0 debuted on Friday with compatibility for almost all devices powered by Apple's A4 and A5 processors running the latest iOS 5.1.1 firmware, and is the first solution to unlock the new iPad.

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Samsung, Sony begin enforcing minimum prices on HDTVs to grow margins

05/23/2012, 08:05 am

Sony and Samsung, two of the world's largest TV makers, have begun enforcing minimum prices on their sets, in an effort to aid brick-and-mortar retailers and improve margins in the cutthroat HDTV business.

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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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