Topic: Apple TV
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
04/13/2012, 02:04 pm
As it is believed to be gearing up to launch its own television, Apple initially considered investing in Sharp's LCD business, but the company instead opted to let its manufacturing partner Foxconn fill that role, according to a new report.
04/11/2012, 02:04 pm
An investigation into the custom A5 chip used in Apple TV has found that the new Application Processor uses both a smaller, more efficient 32nm die process and actually incorporates two cores, one of which is simply turned off.
04/05/2012, 11:04 am
A new report claims Apple's anticipated television set could be called "iPanel," portraying the product expected to launch later this year as "far more than a TV."
03/29/2012, 12:03 pm
The new Apple TV delivers 1080p video along with the features and revamped user interface of "Software Update 5," a free update to existing second generation Apple TV users.
03/28/2012, 08:03 am
The newly announced partnership between Foxconn and Sharp has been seen as an opportunity for both companies to produce IGZO panels for Apple's anticipated television set.
03/26/2012, 05:03 pm
Two recent Apple patent filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office outline a cloud-based system that could turn any camera-equipped iDevice into a virtual remote control for a number of electronic devices like TVs, DVD players and amplifiers.
03/24/2012, 12:03 pm
The grid of icons featured in the new Apple TV user interface was rejected five years ago by company co-founder Steve Jobs, a former Apple TV engineer claims [updated with clarification].
03/22/2012, 09:03 pm
Apple confirmed on Thursday an ongoing error with iTunes in the Cloud where some users are unable to download or stream content.
03/19/2012, 03:03 pm
The new single-core A5 processor in the new Apple TV does not have a thermal pad, suggesting it runs even cooler than its predecessor despite offering high-definition 1080p video.