Apple Special Event Streaming Live on Apple TV, iPad & iPhone

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Today Apple will finally unveil the long-awaited iPad Mini at an Apple Special Event at 10:00 a.m. Pacific, 1:00 p.m. Eastern and owners of the Apple TV and other Apple devices will get to see it live. The stream requires a second-generation or third-generation Apple TV with software 5.0.2 or later, so be sure to update your Apple […]

Apple TV Update Adds Shared PhotoStreams, New AirPlay Features

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Apple TV users can now update their devices to software version 5.1 which adds a few new AirPlay features and Shared Photo Streams. The new update doesn’t dramatically change how the Apple TV functions, but it does make it easier to view shared photos on a TV. With Shared Photo Streams users can view photos that […]

iOS 6 Notification Hints at iBooks for Apple TV

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It looks like Apple may have plans to bring the company’s iBooks e-book platform to its Apple TV set. Within the developer preview for the current beta of iOS 6 at this time, if users download an iBook from the iBookstore on any supported device, a notification will pop up on Apple TV if it’s […]

Apple SVP Says Don’t Expect an iTV Anytime Soon

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We’ve heard rumors of an Apple TV (sometimes called iTV) for years now, but Apple Senior Vice President Eddie Cue recently told one analyst we shouldn’t expect such a device in near future. According to 9To5Mac, Cue told analyst Andy Hargreaves from Pacific Crest that it is sadly difficult to get the rights to broadcast and […]

I’m Ready for Apple TV to Shake Up Stale Cable Boxes

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It’s not news that Apple is talking with cable operators and content providers about a new Apple TV capable of delivering Live TV and DVR like functionality. We’ve heard about negotiations over, and over again, but as the last few minutes of Leverage turned into a pixellated muted mess on Time Warner Cable last night I […]

Best iPad Accessories for Back to School

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In the past year the number of college students owning tablets tripled, jumping from 7% to 25% in 2012. Odds are most of these college students own an iPad, which means there are many accessories that fit the dorm room and college life perfectly. The 2012 Pearson Foundation study also found the majority of college students prefer […]

Hulu Plus for Apple TV Arrives With Little Fanfare

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Apple TV users have a new option to watch TV shows and movies with Hulu Plus. Our Apple TVs received the new app this morning. The app appears front-and-center on the Apple TV as soon as users turn the device on. Launching the app opens a dialog menu that offers a free week subscription to […]

SketchParty TV for iPad is Pictionary on Steroids With AirPlay

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SketchParty TV turns the iPad and an Apple TV into a perfect party game for fans of the Pictionary or Draw Something games. Forget playing long drawn out games over the Internet and invite friends and family over for a fun evening of sketching and guessing. SketchParty TV is a pass and play iPad game […]

Apple Planning Biggest Mobile Launch Around iPhone 5

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If all the latest Apple rumors and analyst rumblings are true, Apple is preparing for a busy holiday season. A fall iPhone 5 release date is expected, but rumors suggest that Apple is also preparing an 8-inch iPad Mini for this fall. But that’s not all. We’ve also heard about a slight refresh to the New […]

Google TV Ignored In Favor of Google Nexus Q

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At the Google I/O 2012 Keynote, we heard nothing about Google TV despite some pre-keynote rumors. Instead they showed off an Apple TV-style device called Google Nexus Q. I hoped to hear something that would pump new life into Google TV, since I’m an owner of a Logitech Revue. I even planned to pull it […]

Father’s Day Tech Gift Guide: 15 Great Last Minute Gifts

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Check out these great last-minute Father’s Day gift ideas that are perfect for tech, photo and gadget loving dads. Our Father’s Day Tech Gift Guide only includes gifts available at Amazon and local stores so last-minute purchases don’t need to look like last-minute gifts. In order to receive the items in time for Father’s Day makes […]

Apple TV Set a No Show at WWDC 2012

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Apple shared a lot of awesome new hardware and software features during its WWDC 2012 keynote address, but the much-anticipated and rumored Apple TV set was a no-show. Apple didn’t even mention the current small set-top box, something many Apple fans really hoped to hear about at WWDC. The Boy Genius Report and several other technology sites reported rumors […]

10 Apple TV Apps I Want With iOS 6

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It looks like Apple might finally release an SDK for the Apple TV so that developers can create Apple TV apps. You can already view iTunes video content and stream music to a stereo system via an optical connection. Apple also lets you view Netflix, podcasts, YouTube, Vimeo and sports streaming services like NHL Center […]

Apple to Introduce Apple TV Apps at WWDC 2012?

Apple to Introduce Apple TV Apps at WWDC 2012?

It appears that Apple will announce an Apple TV SDK at WWDC 2012 which will enabled third-party app developers to start creating applications for its the company’s TV products. According to a report from BGR, Apple will be unveiling the Apple TV SDK (Software Developers Kit) at next week’s conference in San Francisco. The move […]

What to Expect at WWDC 2012

What to Expect at WWDC 2012

With Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) set to kick off in just a few days, we wanted to take a look at what Apple may or may not be announcing at WWDC 2012. Last year’s WWDC was vastly different from the conferences in the past as Apple shifted from the event from the […]

Two Things an Apple HDTV Set Needs

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If Apple wants to get into the TV set business, the hardware needs to be great. No, not great. Superior to anything currently on the market, far beyond what most are predicting.

New Apple TV Supports Smaller, More Efficient Dual-Core A5 Processor

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Apple’s latest Apple TV, unveiled alongside the new third-generation iPad, utilizes a new A5 processor. At the unveiling event, Apple had said that the Apple TV would utilize a single-cpore processor on its A5 chipset, but it is now known that the A5 processor employed is actually a dual-core model with the second core turned […]

Best iPad, Smartphone and Notebook Accessories | March 2012

Whenever Apple releases a new iProduct we’re sure to see a flood of new accessories to go with it. We took a look at several in March, plus accessories for phones and notebooks. The most successful new iPad cases we’ve seen are ones that don’t just protect the tablet, but also add useful functionality. Not […]

March 2012 Ultrabook, Laptop and Tablet Review Roundup

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The biggest and most anticipated product of March was the new iPad, of course, but it’s not the only noteworthy piece of mobile tech we reviewed here at GBM and on our sister site, Notebooks.com. Ultrabooks keep coming and they keep getting better. Just take a look at the Dell XPS 13 below. And the […]