Apple TV Update Gives Hulu A Needed Redesign


The latest Apple TV update includes a new version of the Hulu Plus app that’s easier to use than the previous version. The new Hulu Plus for Apple TV uses a clean design that blends the UI of Hulu Plus on other devices and the Apple TV UI. The app adds a navigation bar to […]

Apple TV Concept Looks Like an iMac With iPad UI

Apple TV concept

A new Apple TV concept shows one option Apple has for its rumored device that combines the iMac and iPad. The Apple TV concept from Martin Hajek for iCreate magazine shows a larger version of the iMac with an all-black design. The Apple TV itself looks almost identical to the new iMac design with black […]

Apple Reportedly Planning Apps for Apple TV This Fall

Apple TV

Apple may release an SDK to let developers create apps for the Apple TV later this year according to MG Siegler at TechCrunch. Siegler admits he doesn’t have any firm information about an SDK for the Apple TV, but he claims Apple is preparing and update that would bring more apps to the set-top box. […]

Apple TV Jailbreak for 5.2 Available with Seas0nPass & aTV Flash

Apple TV Jailbreak 5.2 iOS 6.1

The Apple TV 5.2 Jailbreak is now available with Seas0nPass, freeing the 2nd generation Apple TV to do more on the latest version of software that Apple released in January. FireCore announced the new Apple TV jailbreak this week, thanking the evad3rs for their help in making this possible. With the new tool, users can jailbreak […]

Make Your HDTV Look and Sound Better with the iPhone

THX Tune-Up

A new iOS app from THX will help HDTV owners get the best possible video and sound out of their expensive TVs using just an iPhone or iPad. The new THX Tune-Up helps users adjust the brightness, contrast, tint and color of their HDTV using their iPhone or iPad. Users can run the tests through […]

Apple TV Update Adds Bluetooth Keyboard Support

Apple TV

Today Apple released an update to the Apple TV which added a few new features, including the ability to use a Bluetooth keyboard with the set-top box and some iTunes 11 features. The new update to the Apple TV gives uses an easier way to search on the set-top box. Now, instead of relying on […]

Tim Cook Refuses To Answer Questions About Apple TV’s Future

Apple TV

Yesterday during the Apple Q1 2013 earnings call CEO Tim Cook said the company sold more Apple TVs than ever before, but he wouldn’t give much detail on the future of the device. The questions about the Apple TV came from Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray, the analyst famous for calling for an Apple HDTV […]

Ex-Apple Exec Says Apple Won’t Make Apple HDTV

Apple TV

Former Apple executive Jean-Louis Gassee believes that Apple isn’t interested in making TVs, but will instead focus on set-top boxes like the Apple TV. Gassee outlined his thoughts in his latest Monday Note column. In it he states that Apple doesn’t even want to build an HDTV. Gassee believes Apple’s interest in TV is more on […]

Big Savings on iPad and iPod Touch at Apple’s eBay Store

Apple refurbished eBay store

Apple’s eBay store for refurbished devices has a number of big discounts available this week according to a 9To5Mac report. The eBay store doesn’t carry the Apple name, but it only sells Apple devices at prices similar to the company’s website. The upside to the eBay refurbished store is users only have to pay tax […]

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


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

Apple TV

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


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

Apple HDTV iTV

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

Crappy Cable Box

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

Logitech Ultrathin keyboard Cover - Back to School

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

SketchParty TV

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

iPhone 5 engineering sample

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

instead of google tv we learned about google nexus q

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 […]