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 […]

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 […]