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

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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 […]

How to Control Your Apple TV Using Your iPhone

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While the Apple TV hasn’t become quite as popular as the iPhone or iPad over the years, it’s still a staple in many households and it serves as a vital accessory of sorts to iOS device owners. The Apple TV can do a lot of neat stuff, but it’s practically useless without a remote control. […]

Apple TV Prices Spike Without Apple TV 3 Jailbreak

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The Apple TV is rumored to be getting a huge refresh at some point this year, and while we’re waiting for it to arrive, previous models of the Apple TV are selling like hotcakes on eBay. The third-generation Apple TV is Apple’s latest version of its set-top box, but that’s not what’s selling like crazy. […]

Top 7 Apple Products for 2014: iPhone 6, iPad Air 2 & More

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There is no rush for new Apple Products in 2014, but rumors point to a big year with the iPhone 6, a new iPad Air, a new MacBook Air and much more from Apple. There is also hope for a new iPod touch 6th generation, a Mac Mini, Apple TV and an iWatch. So far […]

Apple TV Siri Support in the Works to Take On Fire TV Voice Search

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The Apple TV may be adding support for Siri in a future hardware refresh, thanks to some code found in the software development kit of iOS 7.1, first spotted by Pierre Blazquez. The file that the code was found in deals with Assistant, which is Apple’s internal name for Siri. The UIDeviceFamily array in the code […]

How to Disable Apple TV Remote Support on Your MacBook Pro

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If you have an Apple TV, the included remote can also be used to control various things on non-Retina MacBook Pros, like iTunes. However, if you’re trying to navigate through menus on your Apple TV and you have your MacBook Pro in front of you, then most likely the remote is also messing with your […]

How to Set Up Your Apple TV the Easy Way

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The Apple TV has been around for a long time, but that doesn’t mean nothing has changed about the little set-top box. With iOS 7, users can automatically set up their Apple TV using an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch over Bluetooth. If you have a third-generation Apple TV and an iOS device that runs […]

Apple TV Set-Top Box vs Apple TV Television Set: What Makes Sense?

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Rumors of an Apple-branded television set have been puttering around for quite some time, but does a smart TV from Apple make sense? The company’s current Apple TV set-top box works with any HDTV and essentially gives it smart TV functionality, allowing users to stream content from various streaming services like Netflix and Hulu Plus, […]

Comcast Gets In on Apple TV Rumors

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A new Apple TV has been rumored for quite some time, but Comcast has re-enforced these rumors by referencing the “development of an Apple set-top box” in a blog post about the Comcast/Time Warner merger on the company’s corporate blog. While discussing what the competition is doing in the television market, Comcast mentions that “Apple […]

Amazon Fire TV: Review

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I feel very much the same about Amazon’s new Fire TV as I did about the first edition of Amazon’s Kindle Fire Tablets. There’s potential in this new born, but it hasn’t found its legs yet. Like most infants it is pleasant to look at and celebrate the arrival. But time needs to pass before […]