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Topic: Apple TV

Epic Games thinks Apple could take on game consoles with iPad, Apple TV & controller

03/12/2012, 04:03 pm

Epic Games, one of the top game developers for the iOS platform, believes that Apple could directly take on game consoles like Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PlayStation 3 if it were to develop a Bluetooth controller for the iPad.

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CBS chief argued, then rejected Apple TV subscription pitch from Steve Jobs

03/12/2012, 12:03 am

CBS chief executive Les Moonves has revealed that he was approached directly by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to discuss a subscription TV service, but he rejected the offer over concerns that it would disrupt the company's existing revenue streams.

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Apple TV, iOS devices now recognize DVD Digital Copies in iTunes in the Cloud

03/09/2012, 02:03 am

iTunes Digital Copy movie files now show up under the Purchased tab of Apple TV and iOS devices and can be re-downloaded through iCloud.

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Apple employing improved compression for new iTunes 1080p videos

03/08/2012, 09:03 pm

An analysis of 1080p TV shows recently added to iTunes has revealed that Apple is using more advanced compression techniques to keep file sizes from becoming unwieldy.

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New Apple TV sports custom, single-core A5 processor

03/07/2012, 08:03 pm

The third generation Apple TV uses a unique single-core A5 chip that has not been in any other production Apple device to date, and is likely a key component in how iPad maker is able to keep costs low and performance high for the 1080p-capable box.

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Apple releases new software for existing iOS-based Apple TV users

03/07/2012, 05:03 pm

Apple has released a free software update for second generation Apple TV users, bringing the revised new interface demonstrated for the new, third generation Apple TV.

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Netflix adds 1080p streaming, iTunes account billing to Apple TV

03/07/2012, 04:03 pm

As part of the new Apple TV hardware, Netflix is now offering 1080p high-definition streaming to Apple's set-top box, as well as automated billing through a user's iTunes account.

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Video of Apple's third-gen iPad event now available to stream

03/07/2012, 03:03 pm

The full video of Apple's unveiling of the third-generation iPad, new Apple TV, iPhoto for iOS and more is now available online to stream.

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Apple unveils new Apple TV with 1080p video output, simpler interface

03/07/2012, 01:03 pm

The new Apple TV set-top box supports 1080p high-definition output and a simplified user interface, all available for the same $99 price when it goes on sale next week.

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Live blog from Apple's 'iPad 3' media event in San Francisco

03/07/2012, 10:03 am

Apple on Wednesday plans to take the wraps of its third-generation iPad during a media event in San Francisco. Click here for live coverage of the event, which begins at 10:00 am Pacific / 1:00PM Eastern.

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Apple TV shipping estimates slip as update nears

03/06/2012, 02:03 am

Ahead of an expected refresh of its Apple TV set-top box, Apple has begun sliding back shipping estimates, while the majority of U.S. retail stores report being out of stock of the current-generation model.

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More alleged third-gen iPad parts suggest just minor changes to design

03/04/2012, 10:03 am

A new report claiming to have pieced together several components for the third-generation iPad appears to show that Apple has planned few changes to the design of its popular tablet.

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Apple moving forward with streaming TV service even as content providers resist

03/01/2012, 11:03 pm

A new report describes Apple as "pushing ahead" with plans to release a streaming TV service by the end of the year in spite of resistance from major media conglomerates.

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Apple stalls Apple TV shipments ahead of iPad 3-compatible refresh

02/29/2012, 09:02 am

While Apple's much-anticipated foray into the connected television segment is unlikely to materialize until 2013, moves by the company in recent weeks point to an intermediate refresh of the existing Apple TV product to coincide with the release of new iPad models early next month.

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LED maker reportedly tapped to supply chips for Apple television

02/17/2012, 09:02 am

Apple is said to have selected a key component supplier for its rumored television set, with LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics expected to enter the supply chain.

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Apple TV disappears from BestBuy.com as refresh rumors swirl

02/17/2012, 01:02 am

Best Buy is no longer selling the Apple TV on its website, prompting speculation that a new model from Apple is soon to arrive.

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Samsung says an Apple television won't beat them in picture quality

02/14/2012, 04:02 pm

If Apple does produce a television set, Samsung officials believe their expertise will allow them to handily beat their rival in terms of picture quality.

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British network allegedly warns Apple again not to use 'iTV' name [u]

02/13/2012, 10:02 am

As rumors of an Apple television set continue to swirl, Britain's ITV network has reportedly warned Apple that its name is off-limits [updated].

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Swiss company seeks iPhone, Apple TV ban over alleged patent infringement

02/10/2012, 06:02 pm

Small Switzerland-based technology company SmartData looks to ban sales of the iPhone and Apple TV, claiming that when the devices are used together via Apple's Remote app, the combination infringes on the firm's "modular computer" patent.

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iTunes-sponsored live Paul McCartney concert to stream for free on Apple TV

02/08/2012, 01:02 pm

A live concert from legendary artist Paul McCartney will be streamed live by Apple to iTunes and Apple TV set-top boxes on Thursday.

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