The Voice Controlled Future: Your Gadgets Are Listening

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Voice controlled gadgets are not new, but for the first time in years the technology is god enough that we can use it on a regular basis, as a means of interacting with our smartphones when fingers and tapping just wont do. We’ve moved from ‘simple’ apps that turn our speech into text to more […]

New Apple TV UI Is a Steve Jobs-Reject, Says Former UI Designer

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According to a tweet posted by former Apple TV UI designer Michael Margolis, the newly revamped Apple TV UI released on the 2012 box that was introduced alongside Apple’s new third-generation iPad is actually a design that was rejected by late Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Replying to a user on Twitter, Margolis expresses some concern […]

Item Cannot Be Downloaded Error Annoys iTunes Users, No ETA for a Fix

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iPad, iPhone and Apple TV owners may be a little frustrated today. An iTunes “This iTem Cannot Be Downloaded on This Network” error, which instructs users to connect to WiFi, is preventing movies and other media from downloading to some user’s iOS devices. Apple confirmed that this is an issue, but has not provided an ETA for […]

Apple TV 1080P Review (2012)

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If you look at the new 3rd generation Apple TV as an iPad accessory that also lets you watch streaming content, then it’s nearly a five-star product and the one of the best iPad accessories you can buy. If you see it as a set-top box for viewing streaming content that also works with the iPad […]

Which Accessories We Bought for the New iPad (3rd Gen)

Tomorrow most of us will get the new iPads that we ordered. Even the base model of the new iPad is expensive at $500, so it’s a good idea to protect that investment. In addition to protection, many new iPad accessories let you do more with your iPad. Whether you plan to sell it next year for […]

New Apple TVs Arriving a Day Early

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Interesting. Apple is known for doing some interesting shuffling with its delivery carriers when it comes to a new product. We’ve seen all sorts of shenanigans in the past with packages sitting in warehouses just waiting for the official delivery date. That appears to be the case for the new iPad. But for those who […]

Analyst Claims to See Evidence of iTV and the Next iPhone

Peter Misek, an Apple analyst for Jefferies & Company recently took a trip to Asia and came back with some interesting ideas about the future of Apple. His notes point to a possible TV from Apple called the iTV, and some hints as to the future of the iPhone. Misek found a few components that he […]

Epic Games Says Apple Could Compete Against Home Gaming Consoles with iPad

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At the debut of the new iPad, Apple CEO Tim Cooks posited that the tablet would make a great replacement for dedicated home gaming consoles, like Microsoft’s Xbox or Sony’s Playstation, and Apple developer partner Epic Games thinks that Cook may be correct. With iOS already supporting AirPlay, a WiFi-based technology that allows users of […]

New iPad and Apple TV News Round-Up

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Here’s a complete guide to Apple’s new iPad and Apple TV announcements. During today’s keynote at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, Apple CEO Tim Cook and his colleagues introduced new hardware and software. Apple’s new iPad features the highest resolution of any Apple device. It even has more pixels than a 1080p […]

The New iPad’s Only New Accessory: Apple TV

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None of the fantasy Apple iPad 3 accessories we envisioned became real because Apple didn’t announce any new accessories this time around. Last year we got a Smart Cover, at least, and the original iPad already had a small but useful cache of accessories. We were hoping for at least one more. (Read: 5 Awesome […]

Apple TV with 1080P HD Announced, Still $99, Available Today

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Get ready to add a new Apple TV to your entertainment system. Apple announced a new Apple TV today capable of playing movies and TV shows in 1080P HD, an increase from the latest model that topped out at 720P. The new Apple TV brings one of the most requested Apple TV features, 1080P movies, but that’s not […]

Are You Buying the New Apple TV?

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Will you buy the new Apple TV? Along with the new iPad, Apple launched the updated third generation Apple TV. The biggest new features include 1080p HD and a new interface. The biggest change to the Apple TV is the increased resolution, which will take advantage of most HDTV’s capabilities. The previous version of the Apple […]

New Apple TV with 1080P Support, $99 Price Launching Today

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Apple will introduce a new Apple TV today, along with the iPad 3. The new Apple TV will support full 1080p HD at the same $99 price, according to a report from 9to5Mac tipster, Mr. X. They will also release a new $39 accessory for the Apple TV. Apple will probably upgrade the new Apple TV […]

Ten Biggest Surprises Apple Could Unveil Today

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By now there has been so much speculation leading in to today’s Apple event that almost nothing could surprise us. Almost. But who knows what shocks the super-secretive company might have in store? Here are ten Apple announcements that would be truly surprising.

New Rumors Say iPad 3 Will Have an A5X Dual-Core Chip

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As we’re waiting for the iPad 3 or iPad HD we’ve heard a number of rumors about what will be inside the new Apple tablet. We’ve heard that it will be a quad-core chip and that it will be a dual-core chip inside the next iPad, but today some new sources say that both the […]

Apple TV Inventory in U.S. Dries Up Ahead of Apple iPad HD Launch Event

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Just days ahead of Apple’s iPad 3 launch event, the company’s physical retail locations are now mostly out of stock on Apple TV set top boxes as well suggesting that Apple may also refresh the set-top box to bring newer technologies to the streaming TV accessory. With 246 Apple retail stores, MacRumors noted that 98 […]

Best Buy Planning to Sell iPad 2 and iPad 3 in March

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Apple is busy preparing for the iPad 3, or iPad HD, event on Wednesday March 7th, where the company will finally share details about the new iPad, and possibly the new Apple TV. Many of us are already trading in our iPad 2 models to prepare for the iPad 3, but Best Buy isn’t closing […]