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 […]

ChromeCast Overtakes Apple TV on Amazon, Netflix Promo Pulled

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The new Google Chromecast HDTV accessory is too cheap and popular for the a launch promotion which included 3 months of Netflix service with the $35 device bringing the actual cost down to about $11. In just over a day of sales the ChromeCast surpassed the Apple TV, climbing to the #1 spot in Amazon’s […]

Google ChromeCast: $35 Potential Apple TV Killer Puts Apps on HDTV

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The new Google ChomeCast is a small device that plugs into the HDMI port on any HDTV to turn the TV into a connected Smart TV that can play YouTube, Netflix and other apps from any Android device and on any iPhone or iPad. This also supports the Chrome browser on any laptop. In short, […]

Target Offers Big iPad 4 and iPhone 5 Gift Card Deals

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As part of its weekly slate of technology deals, retailer Target is offering gift cards with the purchase of most of Apple’s latest devices like the iPhone 5, iPad 5 and iPod Touch. According to Target’s weekly circular, interested users can pick up the iPad Mini with Wi-Fi and 16GB of onboard storage for $329 and get […]

Logitech Bluetooth Easy Switch Keyboard is a Great Apple TV Remote

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The Logitech Bluetooth Easy Switch Keyboard K811 received a great review from us because of how well it works with three Bluetooth enabled devices, like a Mac, iPad and iPad mini. When Logitech reached out to let us know that the keyboard works great with an Apple TV, thanks to Bluetooth built into the tiny set-top box, we […]

Google Reportedly Working On Android Game Console To Combat Apple

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A report from the Wall Street Journal claims that Google is working on its own Android video game console to compete against a possible console from Apple. The rumored Google video game console will come from the Google X hardware lab and will compete with the many Android consoles that are currently available, or that […]

Apple TV to Gain More Streaming Content, Like HBO GO

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Apple has announced new options for users looking to get video entertainment on their Apple TV. According to the company’s press release, users will now have access to the content libraries of HBO Go and WatchESPN, Sky News, Crunchyroll, and Qello following an update to their second or third generation Apple TV These options will […]

Apple’s iRing-Controlled iTV Sounds Like a Craptastic Idea

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At a time when CEO Tim Cook is pushing forward with simplicity and trying to build in more synergies between more Apple products, an iRing accessory to control a rumored iTV, Apple’s fully branded HDTV unit, doesn’t make sense. We had reported about the iRing controller two months ago, and now Topeka Capital analyst Brian […]