Amazon Fire TV Review From an Apple TV Owner

The remote is easy to use and includes voice search.

The Apple TV was the king of the living room for many years, but the  is a faster, feature-packed competitor that’s unseated the Apple TV in my house. Over the past year the Apple TV experience went downhill as apps like Hulu Plus and Netflix started to lag, so I jumped at the chance for […]

Apple’s Next Big Thing Could Be a Real Apple TV

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Apple CEO Tim Cook isn’t yet confirming that the company has plans to introduce a real Apple TV in the near future, but comments he made on PBS’ Charlie Rose interview program last week at least indicate that the it is keeping a close eye on the space. This past Friday Cook, who’d been on stage the […]

21 Apple TV Tips & Tricks

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This awesome list of 21 Apple TV tips and tricks will help users learn to do more with the iOS streaming set-top box without having to spend a lot of time dabbling through settings trying to figure things out. While we’ve discussed some nifty Apple TV features in the past, we thought it might be […]

Apple TV Sale Offers $25 Gift Card to Promote iTunes Festival

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For the second time this year, Apple is giving buyers a $25 iTunes gift card when they purchase an Apple TV at full price. Starting today and lasting through September 30, you can hit up your local Apple retail store or shop online and pick up an Apple TV for just $75, just as long […]

Netflix Apple TV App Showcases Apple TV Issues

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The Apple TV is a handy device to have in your home entertainment setup, as AirPlay is a Godsend for iOS users, but the apps on the Apple TV consistently disappoint and aren’t what most users expect out of Apple’s easy-to-use mantra. The Apple TV’s user interface is expected to get a slight refresh come […]

Apple TV 2014 Minor Refresh Could Still Happen

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While it’s been said that a major refresh for the Apple TV isn’t likely until 2015, that doesn’t mean we won’t see a minor refresh of the set-top box this year still. It was reported late last month that a new Apple TV streaming box would be seeing delays into 2015 due to road blocks […]

NFL Now iPhone App: What You Need to Know

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Right on time for the start of the NFL preseason, NFL Now has launched on iPhone, iPad and the Apple TV with some nifty features, including personalized video streams. The NFL Mobile app has already been released for this year, complete with a redesign, but the football organization didn’t stop there. NFL Now is a […]

Apple TV Receives iOS 7 Makeover with New Beta

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The latest beta for the Apple TV finally comes with a new user interface that gives the Apple TV an iOS 7 look, with flatter icons and a slightly simpler design reminiscent of iOS 7 on the iPhone and iPad. While the iPhone and iPad have both received the new iOS 7 look last year, […]

New Apple TV Release Not Likely Until 2015

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Many reports over the last few months expected a new Apple TV to release at some point this year, but recent rumors suggest that the set-top box won’t get a refresh until 2015. It’s unfortunate to hear, especially since the Apple TV hasn’t had a big upgrade in a couple of years, but it’s something […]

Apple TV vs Android TV: What You Need to Know

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Google announced and unveiled Android TV today at the company’s annual Google I/O developers conference. Essentially, Android TV is Google’s replacement for Google TV, which eventually died out over the last couple of years. Android TV also looks to be a direct competitor to the Apple TV, Roku, and other set-top streaming boxes out on […]

How to Connect Your iPad to Your TV

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The iPad comes with a generous 9.7-inch display (or 7.9-inch if you opt for the iPad mini), but sometimes that kind of screen real estate isn’t enough. If you have guests over or you’re just wanting to watch an iPad video on a bigger screen, there are ways you can connect your iPad to your […]

Apple TV, Mac Mini Price Cuts Appear as Rumors Swirl

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Apple has already introduced a new iMac this morning and knocked $200 off the price, but it’s not the only Apple product getting a price tag slash. Both the Apple TV and Mac mini have received small price drops in Europe. Pricing of the Mac mini dropped anywhere between €30 and €60, depending on the […]

Father’s Day Gifts: 10 Gadgets Dad Will Love

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Instead of ties, socks or sweaters for Father’s Day this year, consider getting Dad a gift that will really make him smile. Here’s a list of Father’s Day gifts we’d want to receive instead, including accessories for phones or tablets, a couple of tablets and even some ideas for getting dad exactly what he wants. Bluetooth […]

Apple TV Release Skips WWDC

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off yesterday with a keynote from Apple that focused on the announcements of iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Of course, the keynote revolved around developers, rather than it being purely a consumer-driven event, but we’re still a bit surprised to see that a new Apple TV was a […]

WWDC Hardware: iPhone 6 Not Likely, Here are 5 Possibilities

Apple may be working on a 4k display.

Over the weekend a video allegedly showing an iPhone 6 as part of Apple’s WWDC announcement surfaced, with a quick rotation of the same design as many iPhone 6 mock ups that circulated over the past several weeks. Apple announced the iPhone 4 at WWDC, but based on leaks and rumors it is unlikely that […]

WWDC 2014: What Not to Expect

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It may be hard to believe, but Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (better known as WWDC) is just a few days away, and Apple will be giving its keynote for the conference on June 2. At that time, the company will no doubt announce some new products, including some new software for the iPhone and […]

Apple TV Will “Evolve” in 2014, Boasts Apple

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The Apple TV is expected to get a revamp at some point this year, and the company’s SVP of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, has only reinforced these recent rumors by saying that the product will “evolve” in 2014. Speaking at the Code Conference last night, Cue said Apple has sold 20 million Apple TV […]

Apple TV 3 Jailbreak Very Unlikely

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Apple has gone through three generations of its Apple TV set-top streaming box, with the first two iterations able to be jailbroken. The third-generation Apple TV was released over two years, but unfortunately a jailbreak for it is no where to be seen, and it’ll likely remain that way for quite some time. The Apple […]

How Does the Apple TV Work?

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A new Apple TV is rumored to launch at some point this year after Apple hasn’t touched its set-top streaming box since 2012, but with the third-generation model still a hot item, many users (including myself) are going ahead with an Apple TV and  taking advantage of all the cool features anyway. If you’re in […]