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Topic: Apple TV

Microsoft to respond to new Apple TV with Xbox-based service - report

11/29/2010, 03:11 pm

Microsoft is reportedly planning to take on Apple TV and Google TV with a new subscription service that will be delivered through the company's popular Xbox 360 game console.


Deep hardware discounts suggest sluggish sales of Google TV

11/29/2010, 12:11 am

Sony's price slashing promotion for its new Blu-Ray Google TV appliance indicates additional trouble for the Android-based device, following a content blockade imposed by television broadcasters, a rash of unenthusiastic reviews, and the fragmentation issues endemic to Android.


AirPlay streaming arrives with Apple TV 4.1 update

11/22/2010, 01:11 pm

In addition to iOS 4.2 for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, Apple on Monday also released an update for its Apple TV set top box today, bringing AirPlay support for wireless streaming.


Reviewers find Google's answer to Apple TV chaotic, complicated

11/18/2010, 01:11 am

The New York Times review of Google TV takes issue with its complexity, calling it a step in "the wrong direction," while The Wall Street Journal says it "missed the mark."


iTunes movies come to Japan, US TV networks blocking Google TV

11/10/2010, 09:11 pm

Apple announced Thursday that movies are now available on the iTunes Store in Japan, while the major TV networks in the U.S. have blocked Google TV from playing content from their websites through the Chrome browser.


Steve Jobs: iTunes LP, Extra coming to iOS Apple TV

11/02/2010, 05:11 pm

After its transition into an iOS device, Apple TV lost the ability to display iTunes LP and Extras, but support is on the way according to an email attributed to Apple's chief executive.


First look: Apple's iOS 4.2 golden master with AirPlay, AirPrint, bugs [u]

11/02/2010, 03:11 pm

Apple this week released to developers the golden master build of iOS 4.2, bringing iOS 4 features like folders and multitasking to the iPad, and also introducing AirPlay and AirPrint to the iOS line of devices. AppleInsider offers a closer look, including some bugs and issues [updated].


Apple releases iPhone, iPad iOS 4.2 Golden Master to developers

11/01/2010, 08:11 pm

Apple has released iOS 4.2 build 8C134 for both iPad and iPhone and iPod touch devices, indicating the company is close to public release of the new operating system, originally slated for delivery this month.


Apple sells 250,000 $99 Apple TVs in first six weeks

10/18/2010, 05:10 pm

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs on Monday partook in the company's fourth quarter earnings call and broke out a data point that the company usually keeps close to its chest: Apple TV sales numbers.


Intel hopes to court developers with iPhone app conversion tool

10/06/2010, 11:10 pm

Intel is currently developing a tool to aid developers in porting iPhone applications to Intel-based devices in hopes of increasing development for and interest in Intel processors.


Apple TV sellouts seen as start of 1M sales per quarter

10/06/2010, 04:10 pm

Just a week after the new Apple TV went on sale, many of Apple's retail stores around the U.S. are sold out of the set top box, with one Wall Street analyst predicting the device is on pace to sell a million per quarter.


Costliest of Apple TV's $62 in components is $17 A4 processor

10/05/2010, 03:10 pm

The new, low-priced Apple TV has an estimated component cost of $61.98, and manufacturing reportedly adds about two more dollars to the total expenses.


Google looks to upstage Apple with new Google TV content teasers

10/04/2010, 05:10 pm

Google on Monday looked to stir up excitement over its forthcoming Android-powered Google TV platform -- and temper demand for Apple's rival offering -- by previewing a portion of the content arsenal its building with the help of its media partners.


Review: Apple's second-generation Apple TV (2010)

10/04/2010, 12:10 pm

The new, improved, $99 Apple TV is a step in the right direction for the set-top box famously referred to as Apple's "hobby," but the incremental upgrades it offers are, for now, just a tease of bigger and better things to come for the platform.


Hackers demonstrate 'jailbreak' exploit on new Apple TV

10/01/2010, 09:10 am

The same exploit hackers have used to run unauthorized software on iOS 4.1 for the iPhone and iPod touch also works with the new Apple TV, a new screenshot has proven.


Time Warner CEO says Apple 99-cent rental model 'jeopardizes' sales

09/29/2010, 09:09 pm

Time Warner chief executive Jeff Bewkes has warned other media execs that low cost rentals from Apple threaten sales of TV shows to branded networks.


'Lowtide' UI found on Apple TV could come to iPad, iPhone

09/29/2010, 06:09 pm

Apple's new iOS-powered Apple TV has a user interface dubbed "Lowtide" that is compatible with other iOS devices, and which one hacker has already ported to an iPod touch.


Apple TV teardown finds 8GB of storage, 256MB of RAM

09/29/2010, 04:09 pm

A look inside the newly released Apple TV has discovered that the device, powered by Apple's custom A4 processor, includes a small 8GB of onboard storage and the same 256MB of RAM found in the iPad and fourth-generation iPod touch.


First look: Unboxing Apple's new $99 Apple TV with streaming HD content

09/29/2010, 11:09 am

Apple on Wednesday made good on its promise to deliver the first shipments of its new HD-streaming Apple TV media box to early adopters who plunked down the $99 for the device in the hours following its announcement earlier this month. AppleInsider offers an in-depth first look at the product in this extensive series of unboxing photos.


Apple updates iOS Remote app to add iPad, Retina Display support

09/28/2010, 11:09 am

Apple on Tuesday updated its iOS Remote application to version 2.0, adding support for the iPad, improved picture on the Retina Display found on the iPhone 4 and newest iPod touch, and functionality with the new Apple TV.