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 […]

New Apple TV Reportedly Set for Unveiling in April with Holiday Launch

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Apple has been rumored to launch a new Apple TV next month, but according to a new report from Bloomberg, the Cupertino-based company may unveil the new piece of hardware in April and won’t officially launch it until later in the year closer to the holiday shopping season. Furthermore, the report suggests that Apple is in […]

Apple TV: Could It Make a Dent in Xbox One, PS4 Sales?

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Apple is rumored to be bringing native gaming support to the Apple TV this year, complete with game controller support and possibly an app store dedicated to Apple TV games. This would essentially turn the Apple TV into a living room gaming console, similar to the likes of Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4, […]

Apple TV Refresh Makes an Appearance in iOS 7 Builds

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If you aren’t quite convinced that Apple is planning to unveil some new Apple TV hardware next month, maybe this will tickle your fancy. 9to5Mac reports that references to a fourth-generation Apple TV are inside iOS 7 builds, meaning that Apple could very well be working on a new set-top box that will likely run iOS […]

Apple Improving Internet Infrastructure Ahead of Potential TV Boost

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In effort to potentially prepare for its alleged Apple TV revamp later this year, Apple has begun working on improving its network of internet infrastructures to help deliver content to users’ living rooms, according to the Wall Street Journal. Of course, the company has already seen an increase in its iCloud usage, storing all sorts […]

Apple TV Refresh Reportedly Packing AirPort Express and TV Tuner

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If the recent online Apple Store redesign still wasn’t any indication that the company is most likely putting more focus on the Apple TV, then we have another piece of information that might do the trick. According to 9to5Mac, Apple is prototyping a new Apple TV unit that is combined with an AirPort Express and […]

Apple TV Gains More Attention from Apple with Dedicated Store Section

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It’s been rumored that the Apple TV is getting a major overhaul at some point in the near future this year, and an update to Apple’s website just might be the proof we need. On top of updating its online store with a Valentine’s Day theme, Apple also tacked on a dedicated section specifically for […]

Apple TV Reportedly Gaining Native Game Support in March

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A new Apple TV is said to be in the works that will come with native game support that will be compatible with Bluetooth controllers, making the set-top box a mini gaming console of sorts. According to both iLounge and 9to5Mac, the Cupertino-based company will reportedly launch a new Apple TV device at some point […]