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Topic: Apple TV

Sony Vue streaming TV service launches on PlayStation in select markets, coming soon to iPad

03/19/2015, 11:03 am

Sony's new Internet-based streaming TV service Vue is now available on PlayStation consoles in select markets, and will be coming soon to Apple's iPad, as cable cutting options available to consumers continue to grow.

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Apple's subscription TV service predicted to cost below $40 to compete with cable providers

03/18/2015, 02:03 pm

With Apple's anticipated subscription television service said to be targeting a price between $30 and $40 per month, one analyst has predicted that the company will come in on the low end of that range, or else risk pricing itself out of the market.

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DOJ could force Comcast to offer NBCUniversal content for Apple's Web television service

03/18/2015, 01:03 pm

Despite reportedly refusing to engage in discussions to join Apple's rumored web television initiative, cable provider Comcast may have no choice but to eventually capitulate thanks to regulatory concessions the company agreed to in 2011 as part of its takeover of NBCUniversal.

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Discovery and Viacom reportedly in talks to join Apple's rumored online TV service

03/17/2015, 11:03 pm

Rumors surrounding Apple's purported subscription online television service are gathering steam, as a report on Tuesday claims Discovery and Viacom are in talks over partnership possibilities, joining other major content providers for what could be a disruptive product launch later this year.

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Apple luring TV content owners for streaming service with promise of more open data sharing - report

03/17/2015, 02:03 pm

Apple has reportedly offered to partially open its customer data trove to content owners if they sign on to its new web television initiative, marking a stark turn for the company that has traditionally balked at sharing information with partners.

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Amid rumors of Apple subscription TV service, Sling TV comes to Xbox One, adds new channels

03/17/2015, 12:03 pm

The Sling TV subscription service is now available on Xbox One, and will add A&E, History, and Lifetime later this month, expanding its offerings as new rumors suggest Apple plans to compete with its own subscription service starting this fall.

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Apple to launch online TV service with support from major providers this fall, report says

03/16/2015, 10:03 pm

Apple is reportedly in talks with major television content providers and broadcasters to launch a subscription online TV service that will be piped to Apple TV and supported iOS devices.

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Video: Apple's 'Spring Forward' event summarized in 2 minutes

03/09/2015, 06:03 pm

Apple's "Spring Forward" event on Monday was jam-packed full of information about upcoming products, including the Apple Watch and the all-new MacBook with Retina display. AppleInsider offers a quick video summary of all the news.

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Apple slashes Apple TV set-top box price to $69

03/09/2015, 01:03 pm

With over 25 million Apple TV units sold to date, Apple on Monday announced a price cut for its diminutive streaming set-top box, which is now available for $69.

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HBO Now standalone streaming service launching exclusively on Apple devices for $14.99/mo.

03/09/2015, 01:03 pm

The new HBO Now streaming service will launch exclusively on Apple devices, including Apple TV, iPhones, and iPad in April for $14.99 per month.

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Apple in talks to become launch partner for cable-free HBO Now service

03/04/2015, 04:03 pm

Apple is in negotiations to make the Apple TV a launch destination for HBO's standalone streaming service reportedly called "HBO Now," which could launch in time for the fifth season of Game of Thrones premiering April 12, according to a new report.

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Nvidia to take on Apple TV with Shield set-top box featuring Android TV

03/04/2015, 01:03 pm

The latest major company to step into the crowded set-top box market, where the Apple TV competes, is Nvidia, whose upcoming Shield media player will be powered by Google's Android TV platform.

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Apple partner Imagination unveils PowerVR 'super-GPU' with 512 ALU cores for game consoles

02/26/2015, 09:02 am

Imagination Technologies, the company who designs the graphics processors used in Apple's A-series chips, unveiled the PowerVR GT7900 on Thursday, a so-called "super-GPU" that will power affordable game consoles, and could be a candidate for a future Apple TV refresh.

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Piper Jaffray sees a revamped Apple TV set-top box being core of Apple's fall 2015 products

02/12/2015, 03:02 pm

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who has long clamored for an Apple television set, said on Thursday that he believes a revamped Apple TV set-top box could prove to be a centerpiece for the company's fall 2015 product lineup.

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Apple restarts talks with content owners for over-the-top, web-based TV service

02/04/2015, 07:02 pm

Apple has turned its back on cable companies and is once again courting television programmers in a bid to bring live television content to the Apple TV, a Wednesday report suggests, with talks reportedly in the "early stages."

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Briefly: Apple TV gains 120 Sports channel, Twitter adds group messaging

01/27/2015, 02:01 pm

Apple on Thursday added yet another sports channel to the ever-expanding Apple TV content lineup, while Twitter updated its iOS app with a new feature that allows for direct messages to be sent to groups.

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Amazon expands original content program with feature films as Apple TV adds more live sports

01/19/2015, 11:01 am

With access to in-demand content an increasingly important differentiator for internet streaming services, retailing giant Amazon has announced that it will move beyond television series and produce original theatre-bound movies, while Apple has struck yet another agreement to carry a live sports channel on the Apple TV with Tennis Channel Everywhere.

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Dish announces 'Sling TV' $20-per-month Internet TV service with ESPN, CNN, more

01/05/2015, 02:01 pm

Satellite television provider Dish has jumped into the cord-cutting ring with a new over-the-top streaming television service featuring a number of big-name broadcasters, possibly signaling that content owners are becoming more at ease with alternative distribution methods that could bolster Apple's own efforts.

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Watch ABC Apple TV channel update brings full episode viewing for all users

12/18/2014, 08:12 pm

In an update to its Watch ABC app for Apple TV, ABC is allowing access to full-length episodes one week after they air, even to users who do not log in with TV provider credentials.

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Apple TV gets overhauled YouTube app, adds new channels for UFC, DailyMotion & more

12/09/2014, 10:12 am

Google on Tuesday unveiled a redesigned YouTube app for the Apple TV with a number of new features, while Apple simultaneously added four additional channels to its lineup, including one from popular mixed martial arts league UFC.

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