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 […]

Xbox One and Xbox 360 Original TV Shows Coming Early Next Year

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Microsoft has confirmed to Variety that original programming will be launched sometime early next year on Xbox Live for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Microsoft’s TV executive, Nancy Tellem, says that Xbox owners should expect original TV shows to be popping up sometime during “the first quarter, at minimum second quarter.” Of course, we’ve known that […]

Netflix Launches “Biggest Update in Netflix History” on TV Devices

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Netflix has released an UI update today for Smart TVs, a handful of set-top boxes and Blu-ray players, as well as the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. This also happens to be the company’s “biggest update in Netflix history to [its] TV experience.” The new look consists of a more cinematic feel to it, which […]

Apple iTV Arriving in 2015, According to Multiple Analysts

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An Apple HDTV has been rumored for years, and we still have yet to see one. However, reputable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo agrees with Gene Munster’s latest prediction that an Apple HDTV set will be releasing in 2015 or 2016. Munster has embarrassingly estimated when we might see an Apple TV set in the past few […]

AT&T Brings Live TV to Android, iOS with Uverse App

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AT&T is bringing users the ability to watch live television without requiring additional hardware, like Echostar’s Slingbox, on their Android or iOS smartphone and tablets. At this time, only a limited number of channels and a limited number of smartphones are supported at this time for the streaming of live channels, and customers must be […]

First iPhone 5s Ad Airs to Show Off the Gold Model We Can’t Get

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Apple really loves its gold-colored iPhone 5s, and the company’s first television ad showing off the new device touts that fact. The ad began airing yesterday throughout the day during NFL football games, and it puts particular focus on the gold color of the iPhone 5s, as well as the Touch ID fingerprint sensor. The […]

Amazon Hints at New Apple TV for October 23 Release

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An Apple TV refresh has been rumored to be coming this fall for the last few months, and it wouldn’t be an Apple event without speculation of a new Apple TV on the way. Amazon’s French and German websites are hinting that a new Apple TV will release on October 23, which is the day […]

Amazon Set-Top Box Reportedly Arriving in Time for Holidays

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Amazon’s long-rumored set-top streaming box is rumored to be released sometime later this year, in time for the holidays, according to the Wall Street Journal. The streaming media box will obviously be a vehicle for streaming Amazon Prime content to the television, but sources are also saying that the company will add third-party apps as […]

Apple Airs New iPhone 5c Ad, Full Keynote Available on YouTube

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Apple is going primetime, as it aired a new iPhone 5c ad during the Emmy award ceremony last night. The new commercial is identical to the ad that the company played during its September 10 media event, but it’s a bit shorter and adds a few new scenes to make a little snappier and fast-paced. So […]

New iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s Ads Focus on Color

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Apple has released a pair of new television ads, one for its iPhone 5c and a second for the flagship iPhone 5s smartphones that were announced this month. The iPhone 5c is a device that replaces the unibody aluminum construction of the flagship iPhone 5s in favor of a colorful plastic shell. In its keynote […]

Netflix Looks to Torrent Sites for Help with Most-Popular Shows

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In an effort to decrease piracy, Netflix is actually looking to piracy websites for help on determining what the most-popular TV shows and movies are. According to Tweakers, Netflix’s Vice President of Content Acquisition, Kelly Merryman, says that the popularity of movies and TV shows on file-sharing platforms helps determine what content that Netflix buys the […]

New Apple TV Hardware Coming Next Month? Will Gaming Make the Cut?

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Once again, Apple is rumored to debut a new Apple TV set top box hardware, and this time rumors are pointing to a release sometime next month in October. TechCrunch writer and Google Ventures partner M.G. Siegler had tweeted about the hardware’s imminent refresh. “I guess those excited about a software refresh in a week are gonna be […]

Apple TV Software Update Reportedly Coming September 18

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It was rumored that we would see a software update announced at Apple’s event yesterday, but the company brought up no such thing. However, according to AllThingsD, Apple will be pushing out a software update for the Apple TV on September 18 to coincide with the public launch of iOS 7. It was first rumored […]

HDMI 2.0 Announced with 4K Support at 60fps

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It’s late, but it’s finally here. The HDMI Forum has officially announced the HDMI 2.0 specification, which is capable of delivering 18Gbps speeds. This is fast enough to deliver 3840×2160 (4K) resolution video at up to 60 frames per second. The HDMI Forum says this is “four times the clarity of 1080p video, which is currently the […]

DirecTV iPad App Gets Overhaul

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DirecTV just refreshed their iPad app with some new features, including new sections for TV Shows, Networks and a new menu that will make it easier to find shows to watch on a TV or on the iPad. Each show’s info page now looks different, giving users better information. The user interface of the free […]

ABC Streaming Live Shows to Mobile App This Summer

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Disney-owned ABC will begin streaming live television shows to its mobile app (currently available on iOS and Windows 8/Windows RT) starting this summer. The feature will initially come to New York and Philadelphia markets first, where users of the mobile app will find a “live” button to tune into live broadcast television. The feature will expand gradually […]

Apple Rumored to Wed iRing Controller to iTV, Coming This Year

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Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White speculates that Apple will introduce its much rumored iTV this year in a 60-inch screen size and would retail anywhere between $1500 and $2500. White says that a 50- and 55-inch variants may also be made available, likely to offer lower entry-level price points. Previous reports of the iTV […]

Samsung: Tablets Getting a Bigger Role in Living Room with Video Search

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At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Samsung promoted new capabilities and integration between tablets and HDTV. The South Korean Consumer Electronics manufacturer announced that it would be easier to have a multi-screen environment between tablets and TVs as well as the ability to search and discover new video content by using a tablet […]

TV Now “An Area of Intense Interest” For Apple CEO

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Apple CEO Tim Cook said that TV is now “an area of intense interest” in an interview with NBC. In the past Apple called its Apple TV a “hobby” instead of a full-blown product category. The device was just a way to get iTunes content onto the TV instead of replacing the TV. Now is […]