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Topic: Apple TV

Sony's $99 PlayStation TV set to battle Apple TV in U.S. and Canada this fall

06/10/2014, 01:06 am

At a press event during the E3 gaming conference on Monday, Sony revealed plans to release the $99 PlayStation TV in the U.S. and Canada this fall, taking aim at set-top streaming devices like the Apple TV.

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Killer Deals: $89-$109 off iPad Airs, up to $300 off MacBook Pros, up to $200 off MacBook Airs, more...

06/09/2014, 11:06 pm

Post WWDC Monday has delivered a number of killer Apple-related deals from the company's partners, including $70 off 16GB iPad minis with Retina display, $200-$300 off a number of high-end MacBook Pros with Retina display, 11-inch MacBook Airs for $799, 13-inch MacBook Airs for $899, Apple TV and iTunes Gift Card bundles, iTunes Gift Card discounts, price-slashed unlocked iPads and more.

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Stream to your friends' TVs: Apple bringing peer-to-peer AirPlay to Apple TV via iOS 8

06/03/2014, 10:06 am

Visitors will soon find it much easier to broadcast via AirPlay to their host's Apple TV, thanks to a new AirPlay peer-to-peer discovery and streaming mechanism slated to debut in iOS 8.

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Apple's Eddy Cue says 20M Apple TVs sold, business will 'evolve' in 2014

05/29/2014, 02:05 am

During the Code Conference on Wednesday, Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue revealed Apple sold 20 million Apple TVs to date and raked in more than $1 billion from set-top streamer sales in fiscal 2013. He expects the business to grow even larger in 2014.

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Jobs' biographer says Apple-Beats deal could be future of Apple television

05/19/2014, 05:05 pm

Speaking with Dan Lyons of "Fake Steve Jobs" blog fame, late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs' biographer Walter Isaacson said he thinks the alleged tie up with Beats Electronics could be more about content -- and Jimmy Iovine -- than software and hardware.

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NPD: Only one-third of US households have Internet-connected televisions

05/15/2014, 09:05 am

Despite the increasing popularity of streaming set-top boxes, gaming consoles, and so-called "smart TVs," just 42 million of America's 115 million households have televisions that can display content from the Internet, suggesting significant room for growth for Apple TV.

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Cheaper $400 Xbox One coming sans Kinect as consoles face pressure from low-cost streamers

05/13/2014, 12:05 pm

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that consumers will soon be able to purchase a cheaper, Kinect-less Xbox One bundle and won't be forced to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold in order to use media services like Netflix or MLB.TV on their consoles, bending to price pressure from Sony's PlayStation 4 and streaming boxes such as the Apple TV.

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Apple will not unveil 'iWatch' or next-gen Apple TV at WWDC - report

05/02/2014, 02:05 pm

Consumers hoping Apple chief Tim Cook would take advantage of next month's Worldwide Developers Conference to announce the hotly-anticipated "iWatch" or long-awaited Apple TV revamp are likely to be disappointed, as the event will reportedly not include debuts for either of those new products.

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Apple announces 20M Apple TVs sold since debut

04/23/2014, 06:04 pm

As the tail end of Apple's quarterly conference call, Apple CEO Tim Cook threw out a somewhat surprising statistic, saying the company has sold some 20 million Apple TV units since the unit launched in 2007.

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History, A&E and Lifetime networks launch on Apple TV

04/21/2014, 10:04 am

A trio of new content options from A+E Networks debuted on the Apple TV on Monday, with viewers now capable of watching content from History, A&E and Lifetime through new dedicated channels.

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Amazon to expand Fire TV voice search to third-party apps and services

04/17/2014, 09:04 pm

Amazon on Thursday confirmed that Fire TV will add unified voice search compatibility with Hulu Plus, Crackle and Showtime Anytime this summer, extending the capability of the Apple TV competitor.

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Review follow-up: Gaming on Amazon's Fire TV and Fire Controller

04/12/2014, 07:04 am

When Amazon launched its Fire TV earlier this month, the company positioned casual gaming as one of the set-top streamer's "bonus" features. In this review follow-up, AppleInsider picks up the controller to find out if mobile gaming is ready for the living room.

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New Apple TV box with motion controls to play 'key role' for Apple this year, but 'iTV' still a pipe dream

04/09/2014, 08:04 pm

Apple apparently has big plans for the Apple TV set-top box in 2014, with an entirely new model that will reportedly feature motion controls for easier user input. But customers holding out hope for a full-fledged television set from Apple are likely to be disappointed.

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In pushing for Time Warner merger, Comcast cites Apple's development of new set-top box

04/08/2014, 12:04 pm

Rumors that Apple is working on a new set-top box are high-profile enough that Comcast saw it fit to cite them on Tuesday as part of a filing with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

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Review: Amazon's Fire TV makes iterative improvements in set-top streaming

04/07/2014, 09:04 am

The set-top streaming business got a little more crowded when Amazon announced the Fire TV last week. With voice-activated search, predictive content loading and a gaming "bonus feature," the Internet retail giant is positioning its new device as a cure-all usability for problems plaguing existing products.

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Google prepping 'Android TV' set-top box with stripped-down interface, voice input and notifications

04/05/2014, 07:04 pm

According to supposedly leaked documents, Google is readying a new contender for the living room in Android TV, a set-top box with an easy-to-use card interface, voice controls, push notifications and more.

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Amazon fireTV launch 'aggressively' highlights need for Apple TV revamp, Piper Jaffray says

04/02/2014, 04:04 pm

Analyst Gene Munster, who has long held out hope for a more fully functional Apple TV and even a full television set from the company, believes that Wednesday's launch of the Amazon fireTV should serve as further motivation for Apple to make major moves in the television space.

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Amazon takes on Apple TV with new $99 fireTV streaming & gaming set-top box

04/02/2014, 12:04 pm

Already a content creator and seller, Amazon will now enter the set-top box business with the new $99 fireTV, launching today with video streaming and gaming capabilities, taking on the likes of the Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast.

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Roku CEO speculates Apple loses money on $99 Apple TV, analyst says it's break-even

03/28/2014, 08:03 am

Though he offered no evidence to prove it, the CEO of Roku said this week that he believes rival set-top streamer Apple TV is a money losing product, though one analyst believes the device is more likely a break-even business for APple.

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Amazon expected to show off Apple TV competitor on April 2

03/27/2014, 01:03 pm

The already crowded streaming set-top box market is about to get even more congested as internet retailing behemoth Amazon looks set to unveil a new web-to-television device of its own next week.

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