Topic: Apple TV
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.
03/18/2012, 05:03 pm
A teardown of the new 1080p-capable Apple TV has found that its single-core A5 processor features the same 8 gigabytes of memory, but doubles the RAM of its predecessor to 512 megabytes.
03/15/2012, 04:03 pm
Alongside the new iPad, Apple released a new Apple TV with updated hardware capable of receiving (via AirPlay) and displaying 1080p video on an HDTV set.
03/15/2012, 12:03 pm
Customers in the U.S. who were among the first to order the new Apple TV with 1080p video output began receiving the set-top box on Thursday, a day before it is set to officially launch.
03/14/2012, 02:03 pm
Some customers began receiving word on Wednesday that their new Apple TV set-top box has shipped, with delivery even scheduled for a day early.
03/13/2012, 10:03 am
Overseas suppliers have begun to ship parts for Apple's anticipated television set as the company gears up to begin production as soon as May, according to a new report.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.