New Apple TV Release Not Likely Until 2015

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Many reports over the last few months expected a new Apple TV to release at some point this year, but recent rumors suggest that the set-top box won’t get a refresh until 2015. It’s unfortunate to hear, especially since the Apple TV hasn’t had a big upgrade in a couple of years, but it’s something […]

Apple TV vs Android TV: What You Need to Know

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Google announced and unveiled Android TV today at the company’s annual Google I/O developers conference. Essentially, Android TV is Google’s replacement for Google TV, which eventually died out over the last couple of years. Android TV also looks to be a direct competitor to the Apple TV, Roku, and other set-top streaming boxes out on […]

How to Connect Your iPad to Your TV

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The iPad comes with a generous 9.7-inch display (or 7.9-inch if you opt for the iPad mini), but sometimes that kind of screen real estate isn’t enough. If you have guests over or you’re just wanting to watch an iPad video on a bigger screen, there are ways you can connect your iPad to your […]

Apple TV Release Skips WWDC

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off yesterday with a keynote from Apple that focused on the announcements of iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Of course, the keynote revolved around developers, rather than it being purely a consumer-driven event, but we’re still a bit surprised to see that a new Apple TV was a […]

Apple TV Will “Evolve” in 2014, Boasts Apple

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The Apple TV is expected to get a revamp at some point this year, and the company’s SVP of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, has only reinforced these recent rumors by saying that the product will “evolve” in 2014. Speaking at the Code Conference last night, Cue said Apple has sold 20 million Apple TV […]

Apple TV 3 Jailbreak Very Unlikely

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Apple has gone through three generations of its Apple TV set-top streaming box, with the first two iterations able to be jailbroken. The third-generation Apple TV was released over two years, but unfortunately a jailbreak for it is no where to be seen, and it’ll likely remain that way for quite some time. The Apple […]

How Does the Apple TV Work?

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A new Apple TV is rumored to launch at some point this year after Apple hasn’t touched its set-top streaming box since 2012, but with the third-generation model still a hot item, many users (including myself) are going ahead with an Apple TV and  taking advantage of all the cool features anyway. If you’re in […]

Apple TV Prices Spike Without Apple TV 3 Jailbreak

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The Apple TV is rumored to be getting a huge refresh at some point this year, and while we’re waiting for it to arrive, previous models of the Apple TV are selling like hotcakes on eBay. The third-generation Apple TV is Apple’s latest version of its set-top box, but that’s not what’s selling like crazy. […]

Apple TV Siri Support in the Works to Take On Fire TV Voice Search

Apple TV Siri support could be in the works

The Apple TV may be adding support for Siri in a future hardware refresh, thanks to some code found in the software development kit of iOS 7.1, first spotted by Pierre Blazquez. The file that the code was found in deals with Assistant, which is Apple’s internal name for Siri. The UIDeviceFamily array in the code […]

Netflix Raising Prices for New Members: What You Need to Know

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In a letter  to shareholders announcing its first quarter earnings, Netflix has confirmed that it will be raising its prices by “one or two dollars” for new members only. Current subscribers will be grandfathered into the current price “for a generous time period.” As for how much the price increase will be exactly, Netflix CEO […]

How to Set Up Your Apple TV the Easy Way

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The Apple TV has been around for a long time, but that doesn’t mean nothing has changed about the little set-top box. With iOS 7, users can automatically set up their Apple TV using an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch over Bluetooth. If you have a third-generation Apple TV and an iOS device that runs […]

How to Quit Cable and Save Money

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While cable subscriptions are still alive and well, more and more households are making the switch to cutting the cable and relying on streaming services. Cable certainly isn’t cheap (although some cable providers are making it cheaper with basic bundles), and while it will always have its advantages no matter what, users are pondering just […]

Apple TV Set-Top Box vs Apple TV Television Set: What Makes Sense?

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Rumors of an Apple-branded television set have been puttering around for quite some time, but does a smart TV from Apple make sense? The company’s current Apple TV set-top box works with any HDTV and essentially gives it smart TV functionality, allowing users to stream content from various streaming services like Netflix and Hulu Plus, […]

Comcast Gets In on Apple TV Rumors

Apple TV Rumors are heating up

A new Apple TV has been rumored for quite some time, but Comcast has re-enforced these rumors by referencing the “development of an Apple set-top box” in a blog post about the Comcast/Time Warner merger on the company’s corporate blog. While discussing what the competition is doing in the television market, Comcast mentions that “Apple […]

Why I Skipped the Fire TV and Bought an Apple TV

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Soon after Amazon announced the Fire TV yesterday, I did something that I’ve been wanting to do for a while; I bought an Apple TV. I read over Amazon’s news and skimmed through the features and details of the Fire TV, and ultimately decided that there just wasn’t enough there to justify buying it over […]

Comedy Central iPhone App Launches with Free Streaming of Select Shows

Comedy Central for iPhone and iPad

Comedy Central has launched its own mobile app for iPhone and iPad, and despite the channel’s knack for humor, this is no April Fool’s joke. The app is launching with 200 episodes of your favorite Comedy Central TV shows, including The Daily Show, The Colbert Report and South Park, which all three are available for […]

Apple TV Comcast Deal Reportedly in the Works for Streaming TV Service

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Apple is said to be in talks with Comcast to provide a streaming television service for the next-generation Apple TV, according to the Wall Street Journal. The deal would apparently give Apple TV owners the ability to watch a number of Comcast channels and would get special treatment for those already Comcast cable subscribers, such […]

Apple TV Rumor Roundup

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The Apple TV set-top box is overdue for a refresh, and it’s expected that we’ll finally get one at some point this year, with reports claiming as early as this month. Apple has stated in the past that the television market is an area of “intense interest” for the company, and it recently promoted the […]

Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard Upgrades Your TV Remote

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Logitech has unveiled a new keyboard, but it’s not just any keyboard. It’s the Harmony Smart Keyboard and it’s essentially a remote control, keyboard and a trackpad built into one device. It works with all sorts of living room entertainment devices, including the Xbox One, PS4, Apple TV, Roku, an HTPC and select smart TVs. Priced […]

Apple TV Sale Offers $25 iTunes Card to Make Way for New Model

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Starting today and lasting through March 5, you can hit up your local Apple retail store and pick up an Apple TV for just $75, just as long as you’re okay with  the savings being earmarked for the iTunes Store. First spotted by 9to5Mac and confirmed by Apple, the Cupertino-based company will be offering a […]