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 […]

Amazon Fire TV v. Apple TV: Which Should I Buy?

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Amazon announced and released the Amazon Fire TV on April 2 to compete with other miniature set-top boxes and streaming video devices like the Apple TV, Roku Box, Roku Stick and Google’s Chromecast. The early indications seem promising, thanks to the blend of features, services and apps they will offer with the device. How does the […]

Why I Skipped the Fire TV and Bought an Apple TV

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Soon after Amazon announced the Fire TV yesterday, I did something that I’ve been wanting to do for a while; I bought an Apple TV. I read over Amazon’s news and skimmed through the features and details of the Fire TV, and ultimately decided that there just wasn’t enough there to justify buying it over […]

5 Reasons I Bought the Amazon Fire TV

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Amazon has joined the set top box race by introducing its version called Fire TV today. I ordered a Fire TV when they became available shortly after the announcement. It’s not that I need another set top box or another HDMI cable to plug into my TV. I don’t really. But in long view as […]

Apple TV Comcast Deal Reportedly in the Works for Streaming TV Service

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Apple is said to be in talks with Comcast to provide a streaming television service for the next-generation Apple TV, according to the Wall Street Journal. The deal would apparently give Apple TV owners the ability to watch a number of Comcast channels and would get special treatment for those already Comcast cable subscribers, such […]

Apple TV Rumor Roundup

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The Apple TV set-top box is overdue for a refresh, and it’s expected that we’ll finally get one at some point this year, with reports claiming as early as this month. Apple has stated in the past that the television market is an area of “intense interest” for the company, and it recently promoted the […]

Apple TV Sale Offers $25 iTunes Card to Make Way for New Model

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Starting today and lasting through March 5, you can hit up your local Apple retail store and pick up an Apple TV for just $75, just as long as you’re okay with  the savings being earmarked for the iTunes Store. First spotted by 9to5Mac and confirmed by Apple, the Cupertino-based company will be offering a […]

5 Ways to Watch House of Cards on the Big Screen

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The 2nd season of the hit Netflix original series House of Cards hit the streaming video site on Valentines Day 2014. The service released the political thriller series with all thirteen episodes showing up at once, ready for fans of the show to binge watch it or view it leisurely via their smart phones, tablets, computers and […]