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What do you expect to see at Apple's special music event on Sept 1?

What will we see at Apple's special event on Sept. 1?Market Research Steve Jobs is once again about to set sneaker to stage for the iOS-packed annual special music event, and expectations are running the gamut from iPod touch 4 with Retina Display and FaceTime to a tiny touch iPod nano to an...
Apple holding special event September 1, 2010

Apple holding special event September 1, 2010

Apple has just started sending out invitations for a special event -- it's annual special music event typically involving iTunes and iPads -- on September 1, 2010. A new iPod touch 4 (with FaceTime and Retina Display?) is a given, as is iOS 4.1 -- perhaps with some new, previously unseen...
Updated: Apple event September 7, return of the $0.99 iTunes TV show rental rumors?

Updated: Apple event September 7, return of the $0.99 iTunes TV show rental rumors?

Chad says we buried the lede: Bloomberg also claims Apple's annual special music -- and this time TV -- event will be held September 7. That's not official, of course. We'll only know for sure when Apple sends out the invitations. Remember those rumors of $0.99 iTunes TV show rentals? They're...
Kevin Rose: new Apple TV/iTV will change everything

Kevin Rose: new Apple TV/iTV will change everything

Digg founder Kevin Rose thinks the upcoming $99, iOS-powered Apple TV/iTV will change everything when it launches this September: iOS TV Applications: Expect to see an iPhone/Pad like marketplace for television applications. Video sharing/streaming/recording apps, interactive news apps, and of...
Apple testing iOS 4.1 on iPod touch 4, iPad 2, and mystery device?

Apple testing iOS 4.1 on iPod touch 4, iPad 2, and mystery device?

AppleInsider, quoting "people familiar with the matter" says iOS 4.1 is currently being tested by Apple not only on iPhone 4 (currently available to developers) but the upcoming iPod touch 4 refresh, iPad 2, and an unknown mystery device. iPod touch 4 is pretty much a no-brainer at this point....
ITV getting ready to sue Apple over rumored name change?

ITV getting ready to sue Apple over rumored name change?

There's a rumor -- repeat, rumor -- going around that Apple will switch the Apple TV to iOS and rename it iTV, and that seems to be enough to get British broadcaster ITV all dressed and wigged up in litigation clothes. "You only have to look at recent problems with the iPhone 4 to see not...
Apple TV will be renamed iTV, have apps, but not support 1080p

Apple TV will be renamed iTV, have apps, but not support 1080p

Engadget has received info from a trusted source that the next Apple TV will be renamed iTV, have apps, and unfortunately, not support 1080p playback. Apparently the box won't be capable of handling (or enabled to handle) 1080i or 1080p video. Instead it will only push out 720p clips. The word...
Your crazy CDMA iPhone 4, 7-inch iPad with ARM Cortex A9, AMD and iOS Apple TV, rumors of the day

Your crazy CDMA iPhone 4, 7-inch iPad with ARM Cortex A9, AMD and iOS Apple TV, rumors of the day

Digitimes, which should always be taken with a huge honking grain of salt, is reporting that Apple is readying CDMA iPhone 4, a 7-inch Cortex A9-based iPad 2, and only Jobs knows what else: Apple is set launch an upgraded 9.7-inch iPad adopting a new ARM Cortex-A9-based processor and 512MB RAM...

Apple TV and TiVo?

Could a next generation Apple TV not only run iOS, but also TiVo's awesome DVR software? That's what the rumors on the webs are saying. It seems hard to reconcile both a new, tiny, solid-state Apple TV powered by iOS with the bigger, beefier needs of local HD video recording an playback, so I'm...
Complete Steve Jobs D8 interview now on iTunes

Complete Steve Jobs D8 interview now on iTunes

Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher's D8 conference interview with Steve Jobs has been posted in its entirety on iTunes for your higher quality, uninterrupted viewing and/or listening pleasure. It's quite a good interview and we get to see Jobs excited, pensive, and -- to quote him -- pi$$ed off. A...
Apple Magic Trackpad/Magic Slate coming at WWDC? Make a nifty Apple TV controller?

Apple Magic Trackpad/Magic Slate coming at WWDC? Make a nifty Apple TV controller?

Could WWDC 2010 finally bring the Magic Trackpad/Magic Slate -- essentially a large, flat surface with iPhone/iPad-like capacitive multitouch input -- to the Mac? Whether it will support the full range of gestures that the iPhone and iPad do, or the currently more limited range supported by the...
Apple to debut Safari 5, Xcode 4, Apple TV on iPad, and more pre-WWDC crazy

Apple to debut Safari 5, Xcode 4, Apple TV on iPad, and more pre-WWDC crazy

I'm sitting here at the airport waiting for my flight (or the first leg of my flight rather, grrrr!) to San Francisco for WWDC 2010 and catching up on the latest, greatest, coolest, and craziest rumors to hit the web -- namely Safari 5, a new version of Xcode, and more. Safari on the iPhone and...
Steve Jobs at D8 video: on Apple TV, Google TV, and TV in general

Steve Jobs at D8 video: on Apple TV, Google TV, and TV in general

Steve Jobs, spe thinks TV is a hard go-to-market strategy since they give everyone a heavily subsidized set-top box, which makes it hard to sell them another one -- ask Apple TV, ask Roku, as Google in a few months. Adding boxes and UIs doesn't work. To change that you need to go back to square...
iPad live podcast #6 - Flight delay

iPad live podcast #6 - Flight delay

Our podcast feed Download Directly Subscribe via iTunes NOTE: iPad Live! now has its own RSS and iTunes feeds! Subscribe now via the links above. iiPhone international launch... with delayed deliveries, will the iPad replace your desktop, Apple TV to get iPhone OS and $99 price tag...
Next Apple TV to adopt iPhone OS, cloud storage, $99 price

Next Apple TV to adopt iPhone OS, cloud storage, $99 price

If rumors are to be believed, the next Apple TV is going to adopt the iPhone OS, eschew local drives for cloud storage, and hit a $99 price point. TiPb's been wondering out loud about putting the iPhone OS on the Apple TV for a while now, so obviously we're excited to hear that may be on the...
If Google TV runs off iPad-like chipset, could Apple TV?

If Google TV runs off iPad-like chipset, could Apple TV?

TiPb's wondered out loud before about the prospect of the Apple TV joining the iPhone OS family and providing a better overall package than the current no browser, no apps, no pretty much anything exciting product that hasn't seen a hardware update since... almost ever. Now with Google TV on the...

iTunes LP was Record Labels' Idea?

GigaOm is reporting that, contrary to speculation that Steve Jobs wanted to return us to a more analog time when we bought new albums and sank back for ours drinking in every liner note and detail, iTunes LP was actually the record labels' idea: I’m told by an industry source who preferred to...
More iPhone OS on Mac and Apple TV Talk

More iPhone OS on Mac and Apple TV Talk

A little while ago TiPb asked if the Apple TV should be switched over to the iPhone OS, but what about the Mac? Coincidentally, a recent Apple job offering was discovered by ComputerWorld that hinted Apple was seriously considering pushing the iPhone OS from phone, MP3-player iPod touch, and...
Should Apple TV Switch to the iPhone OS?

Should Apple TV Switch to the iPhone OS?

Should Apple TV switch to the iPhone OS? The Apple TV was introduced in late 2006 but debuted alongside the iPhone at the Macworld 2007 keynote. Since then, the iPhone has become a huge, mainstream success and the Apple TV... well it reamins just a "hobby". Technically, Apple TV is included...

Apple Releases Apple TV 3.0.2 Update

Apple has released a software update for the Apple TV, bringing their set-top box up to version 3.0.2. No word yet on what it includes -- and I won't be able to test mine until Sunday -- so if you find anything, let us know. (9to5mac suggests it's to tie in the new wave of photo-related updates)

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