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

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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 […]

New Apple TV Reportedly Set for Unveiling in April with Holiday Launch

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Apple has been rumored to launch a new Apple TV next month, but according to a new report from Bloomberg, the Cupertino-based company may unveil the new piece of hardware in April and won’t officially launch it until later in the year closer to the holiday shopping season. Furthermore, the report suggests that Apple is in […]

Apple TV: Could It Make a Dent in Xbox One, PS4 Sales?

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Apple is rumored to be bringing native gaming support to the Apple TV this year, complete with game controller support and possibly an app store dedicated to Apple TV games. This would essentially turn the Apple TV into a living room gaming console, similar to the likes of Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4, […]

Apple TV Refresh Makes an Appearance in iOS 7 Builds

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If you aren’t quite convinced that Apple is planning to unveil some new Apple TV hardware next month, maybe this will tickle your fancy. 9to5Mac reports that references to a fourth-generation Apple TV are inside iOS 7 builds, meaning that Apple could very well be working on a new set-top box that will likely run iOS […]

Apple Improving Internet Infrastructure Ahead of Potential TV Boost

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In effort to potentially prepare for its alleged Apple TV revamp later this year, Apple has begun working on improving its network of internet infrastructures to help deliver content to users’ living rooms, according to the Wall Street Journal. Of course, the company has already seen an increase in its iCloud usage, storing all sorts […]

Apple TV Refresh Reportedly Packing AirPort Express and TV Tuner

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If the recent online Apple Store redesign still wasn’t any indication that the company is most likely putting more focus on the Apple TV, then we have another piece of information that might do the trick. According to 9to5Mac, Apple is prototyping a new Apple TV unit that is combined with an AirPort Express and […]

Apple TV Gains More Attention from Apple with Dedicated Store Section

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It’s been rumored that the Apple TV is getting a major overhaul at some point in the near future this year, and an update to Apple’s website just might be the proof we need. On top of updating its online store with a Valentine’s Day theme, Apple also tacked on a dedicated section specifically for […]

Apple TV Reportedly Gaining Native Game Support in March

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A new Apple TV is said to be in the works that will come with native game support that will be compatible with Bluetooth controllers, making the set-top box a mini gaming console of sorts. According to both iLounge and 9to5Mac, the Cupertino-based company will reportedly launch a new Apple TV device at some point […]

YouTube Launches First Web Show to Help You Find the Best Videos

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YouTube is launching a new daily web show that will focus on curating all of the best videos that YouTube has to offer, and it’s called YouTube Nation. YouTube Nation will air every day at 9 PM ET and each episode will run for approximately five minutes each, focusing on helping viewers “discover great creators and […]

Netflix Wins First Golden Globe with House of Cards

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Netflix has won its first Golden Globe ever thanks to its political thriller House of Cards original series. Actress Robin Wright, who plays Congressman Frank Underwood’s wife, Claire, in the show won the award for Best Actress in a TV Drama. This isn’t Netflix’s first award overall, though. The company won three Emmy awards back […]

Panasonic Bringing Firefox OS to Smart TVs This Year

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LG might be bringing webOS to smart TVs, but Panasonic will be trying to one-up LG by introducing Firefox OS for smart TVs, which will release at some point later in the year. Mozilla and Panasonic say that they’ll “work together to promote Firefox OS and its open ecosystem,” hopefully boosting the awareness of the […]

Netgear NeoMediacast HDMI Dongle Takes on Google Chromecast

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The Google Chromecast is currently the only product of its kind, allowing users to beam video content from a smartphone or tablet straight to a HDTV. However, Netgear wants to get in on the action and has announced NeoMediacast HDMI dongle. However, the Chromecast lacks a ton of capabilities, including streaming local content, but Netgear’s […]

Roku TV Is Coming to Your Living Room in a Big Way — Literally

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Roku is usually known for its top-quality set-top boxes, but the company announced that it’s changing things up just a tad by revealing an actual Roku TV, thanks to a partnership with TCL and Hisense. There’s not a lot of details just yet, but these Roku TV models will come in six different flavors ranging […]

Top 17 Apps for Watching TV on the iPhone

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Watching TV on the iPhone is a great way to catch up on a show you missed, stay entertained while someone is dominating the TV or with the help of an Apple TV, drive the entertainment for the entire room. There are a number of apps to watch live TV on the iPhone and a […]

Amazon 4K Content Arriving Next Year

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While Netflix is already testing streaming in 4K, Amazon 4K content is on its way. In a press release, Amazon Studios announced that it will be filming all of its 2014 original series in 4K, marking a first for Amazon and being the first out of all the streaming services creating original content. Amazon announced […]