Items tagged with apple tv

You've heard of Apple TV, the $99 set-top box that allows you to rent movies and TV shows, watch Netflix titles, and stream photos and music from your home network to your living room television set. But what would you think about an Internet-connected HDTV built and branded by Apple? According to online chatter, this is exactly what Apple... Read more...
Free flowing bandwidth; it's an enabler. There was a time when no one had cable modems or DSL lines. Remember that? Alright, fair enough, neither do we. Regardless, having a 10Mb+ data connection to your domicile is a thing of beauty, because there's obviously so much you can do with it. The question becomes not so much what the cable or telecom... Read more...
Free flowing bandwidth; it's an enabler.  There was a time when no one had cable modems or DSL lines. Remember that?  Alright, fair enough, neither do we.  Regardless, having a 10Mb+ data connection to your domicile is a thing of beauty, because there's obviously so much you can do with it.  The question becomes... Read more...
Just as cellphones are exploding, so is the consumption of digital media. Netflix is well on their way to taking over the content world, and following a very nice quarterly report, the company also revealed one other little nugget of interesting information. The company wrote the following: "Apple TV has done very well for us, and in just... Read more...
If you have an iPhone or iPod, a large collection of MP3s and a great home theater system, Ubuntu has an app for you. The Linux distro maker has introduced a way to stream the music from its cloud to your home system using Apple's AirPlay. You'll also need an audio/video component that supports AirPlay such as an Apple TV, or one of the... Read more...
In early September, Steve Jobs took to the stage and unveiled the new-and-improved Apple TV. What was once considered a “hobby” device was reworked, streamlined, made more affordable, and aimed squarely at the masses. It enters an increasingly crowded market of devices that offer near-instant access to libraries of recent movies... Read more...
In early September, Steve Jobs took to the stage and unveiled the new-and-improved Apple TV. What was once considered a “hobby” device was reworked, streamlined, made more affordable, and aimed squarely at the masses. It enters an increasingly crowded market of devices that offer near-instant access to libraries of recent movies... Read more...
It's been about five months since Google TV was announced at Google I/O, and the company has been quiet since then. However, on Monday the hype machine spun up with more details, which pretty much points to a launch nearing (though we already were anticipating a fall launch). First, Google finally created a Google TV website which as you might... Read more...
As Apple prepares to launch an Apple TV - Netflix hookup, beginning next week when the new Apple TV ships, Amazon.com is seen to be working on a new subscription service that would stream TV shows and movies, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. While Amazon.com already has a Video-on-Demand service (first launched in 2006 as... Read more...
Apple has done it: a new, refreshed Apple TV. Steve Jobs has called the Apple TV a "hobby" for some time, but it sounds like that hobby may be something more now. With the introduction of iOS, it seems that the Apple TV has new life. For the longest time, the Apple TV truly was a sore thumb in the company's lineup... Read more...
It's no big surprise that Apple is holding a music-oriented press event in San Francisco this week. The surprise may be what's not music related. For the past few years, Apple has religiously held a fall music event to unveil their latest iPod touch. This usually coincides with the end of their back-to-school deal (which bundles a free iPod... Read more...
Apple TV and Boxee, together once again. And that's exactly how it should be. If you have followed the tragic saga between these two, you would know that it was once easy to hack the Apple TV and get Boxee's content portal on there, which made Apple's set-top box a lot more functional and provided easy access to a ton of Web-based programming.... Read more...
Apple did it once. Can they do it again? Back in 2003, iTunes launched into the world in a big way, and what happened next would change the record industry and the music landscape forever. Before iTunes, people still flocked to stores to buy CDs, and any sort of online portal for accessing music was either illegal or... Read more...
The Apple TV. Remember that? Yeah, that's Apple's little hobby device, or so it said once upon a time. And it's treating it exactly like a hobby, not updating it but once every blue moon. Thankfully for those who actually own one, the company today released the first major software update for it in what feels like... Read more...
Apple has long maintained that its Apple TV product was nothing more than "a hobby," so it makes sense to think that it has seen the fewest amount of updates when looking at its array of non-computer devices. The firm's Mac lineup and iPod/iPhone lineup gets refreshed at least once per year, while the Apple TV sees a firmware update maybe... Read more...
When Apple formally announced plans for an iTunes rental service it was only inevitable that a conflict between Blockbuster and Apple was to occur.  We weren’t entirely sure how this conflict was going to be waged, but now things are becoming clearer:  Blockbuster is developing a set-top box to compete with the Apple TV.“The product would... Read more...
Apple TV users who updated to the new 2.0 software may have already received an update to 2.0.1.“The fix, available through the Apple TV's own update utility, is not documented by the company and appears primarily to be a maintenance update.However, a preliminary discovery reveals a Genres category under My Movies, letting owners browse by... Read more...
Software updates and delays have walked hand-in-hand in the industry since day one, and Apple certainly isn't any exception to this rule.  The latest Apple product to be plagued by software delays is the updated software that will enable Apple TV customers to rent videos.Rumors of Apple testing rental software and encountering numerous... Read more...
The Apple TV, once touted by digital-guru Steve Jobs as the device that was going to change the way people watch TV, apparently hasn't been selling that well.Analysts blame the poor sales on the loss of very popular content from NBC Universal and the lack of a media rental feature.  Both of these shortcomings have caused industry analysts... Read more...
If you are one of those people who already owns an Apple TV, then you might want to go into your menu and force an update.  The security patch that fixes a buffer overflow issue will not be part of automatic updates at this time. Description: A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the UPnP IGD (Internet Gateway Device Standardized Device... Read more...
Though the Apple TV has only just started shipping, there are many who feel that it doesn't represent a huge leap over competing products from numerous other players in the streaming video arena.  So what can Apple do with a follow-up product to make it a must-have?  Why not allow one device, with one remote to control everything? "A new... Read more...
Apple has been on a campaign to get PC users to switch for some time now, but the cost has been the biggest roadblock for many. After all, who wants to spend $600 or more just to test out an Apple? What if you could try one out for about half that price? Well, with a little bit of elbow grease and tech know-how, you can turn a $300 Apple TV... Read more...
Prev 1 2 3 4 5 Next