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 […]

Roku TV Beats Apple’s Mythical iTV to the Market

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Apple, which already competes against Roku and other inexpensively priced set-top streaming boxes on the market, is rumored to be making its own branded smart TV but it looks like Roku has beat the Cupertino, California company to the market. Now, rather than having to connect a Roku box to your existing HDTV set at […]

10 Great Gadget Stocking Stuffers

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As the Christmas fast approaches, we want to offer some advice for a few gadget stocking stuffers to put on the buying list. Both tech and non-tech oriented gift recipients will enjoy pulling these out of their stocking this year. We focus on smaller items that will fit in a stocking, but also will fit in […]

Apple TV Update Adds Bloomberg, Watch ABC and More

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There’s a growing battle for your TV viewing eyeballs and thanks to that battle we’re seeing channels and content options added to streaming services and devices with an increased regularity. Consumers thinking about becoming Cable Cutters are discovering more and more options that might make their choice a bit easier. Today Apple has added channels […]

5 Technologies That Inspire Thanksgiving

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As the United States pauses before the sprint towards the holidays, here’s a list of the five technologies that inspired a strong sense of thanksgiving this year. These five things stand out this year because they changed the way I work, live or play. All of these things became nearly indispensable in a first-world way. None […]

Apple iTV Arriving in 2015, According to Multiple Analysts

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An Apple HDTV has been rumored for years, and we still have yet to see one. However, reputable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo agrees with Gene Munster’s latest prediction that an Apple HDTV set will be releasing in 2015 or 2016. Munster has embarrassingly estimated when we might see an Apple TV set in the past few […]

iTV Taking a Back Seat to iWatch for 2014 at Apple

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A new report suggests that Apple’s plans to launch a dedicated iTV television set, rather than the Apple TV set top box, in 2014 has been delayed and the Apple-branded HDTV is now slated for a 2015 deal. Difficulty in securing content for the launch of the iTV was the reason cited for the delay. […]

Amazon Hints at New Apple TV for October 23 Release

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An Apple TV refresh has been rumored to be coming this fall for the last few months, and it wouldn’t be an Apple event without speculation of a new Apple TV on the way. Amazon’s French and German websites are hinting that a new Apple TV will release on October 23, which is the day […]

Apple’s Latest Hire Suggests Next Big Thing is in TV

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Apple’s latest hire is CableLabs executive Jean-François Mulé, suggesting that the Cupertino, California iPhone-maker may be focusing on the living room for its latest game changer. Apple had changed the smartphone industry in 2007 when it had introduced the first aluminum-clad iPhone, ushering in a simple UI, capacitive touchscreen, and later featuring third-party apps. The company later […]

Apple TV Adds Disney Junior and MLS. Here’s How to Hide Them

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Apple TV received its special version of the iOS 7 update designed for Apple TV’s interface and the set-top box now sports two new channel options. Apple TV users can load up the Disney Junior channel and the MLS or Major League Soccer channel. These new additions continue the aggressive improvements that Apple started earlier this year when two […]

New Apple TV Hardware Coming Next Month? Will Gaming Make the Cut?

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Once again, Apple is rumored to debut a new Apple TV set top box hardware, and this time rumors are pointing to a release sometime next month in October. TechCrunch writer and Google Ventures partner M.G. Siegler had tweeted about the hardware’s imminent refresh. “I guess those excited about a software refresh in a week are gonna be […]

Apple TV Software Update Reportedly Coming September 18

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It was rumored that we would see a software update announced at Apple’s event yesterday, but the company brought up no such thing. However, according to AllThingsD, Apple will be pushing out a software update for the Apple TV on September 18 to coincide with the public launch of iOS 7. It was first rumored […]

iPhone-Only Event: All the Products Apple Didn’t Announce Today

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Apple officially announced the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C today, but that was it. Many rumors suggested that we would see a handful of new stuff come out of Cupertino today, but Apple kept things a bit simpler with just an iPhone refresh. With that said, there were quite a few things that Apple didn’t […]

Apple TV Refresh is Reportedly a Software Only Upgrade

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While we heard some speculation that Apple might refresh the Apple TV, a report now says that won’t happen. Instead Apple will only update the software on the small set-top box, according to All Things D to go along with the iOS 7 release we expect will show up with the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C […]

Apple TV Refresh Likely at September 10 Event

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New iPhones and possibly a new AirPort Express are already rumored to be unveiled at Apple’s September 10 event, but the latest product to be added to the rumor mill is an update to the Apple TV. According to supply and trade blog Panjiva, three bills of lading from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security show […]

Apple Drops Price on Apple TV

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Apple has now dropped the price on the factory refurbished Apple TV set-top boxes that it sells from the Apple Store online. As of today, users can pick up a refurbished third-generation Apple TV for just $75.00. That’s $25 lower than the cost of a brand-new Apple TV. Users will still get a one-year warranty […]

Does Apple TV’s Tap to Pair Feature Hint at NFC on iPhone 5S?

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Though Apple has been stubbornly avoiding adding NFC on its products thus far, the company may be experimenting with the idea with its Apple TV remote pairing setup. Revealed in the latest iOS 7 beta, Apple TV now allows iOS device owners–such as those with the latest iPhone–to pair their phones as a remote control […]