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Apple Issues Apple TV 3.0.1 Update to Fix Disappearing Content Bug

Apple Issues Apple TV 3.0.1 Update to Fix Disappearing Content Bug

MacRumors is reporting that Apple has sent out an email alerting customers to an urgent Apple TV 3.0.1 update to address an issue involving disappearing content. I haven't received the email myself yet, nor am I home to check (and I stream all my content anyway), but in case any of you on Apple...
iTunes LP and iTunes Extras Now Apple TV 3.0 Ready -- Still No Love for iPhone

iTunes LP and iTunes Extras Now Apple TV 3.0 Ready -- Still No Love for iPhone

It still baffles us how iTunes LP and iTunes Extras content -- which was introduced in the seemingly Apple TV-ideal 720p format -- wasn't compatible with the new Apple TV 3.0 software to begin with. In fact, we've gotten Wall-E with iTunes Extras to play on our Apple TV already. But according to...
Beyond iPhone: Apple TV 3.0 First Impressions and Screenshot Gallery

Beyond iPhone: Apple TV 3.0 First Impressions and Screenshot Gallery

Apple TV 3.0 (or Apple TV 3, or Apple TV Take 3) is the just-released third version of Apple's and Steve Jobs' "hobby". And, for good or for ill, its latest feature-set seems designed to keep iTunes' living room gateway as niche as ever. That's not to say it isn't good, because it is (though it...
Apple TV 3.0 is Here!

Apple TV 3.0 is Here!

As rumored, Apple just announced Apple TV 3.0, with an all new interface and support for iTunes LP and iTunes Extras. “The new software for Apple TV features a simpler and faster interface that gives you instant access to your favorite content,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s vice president of...
iTunes TOS Leak Apple TV 3.0 with iTunes LP and iTunes Extra Support

iTunes TOS Leak Apple TV 3.0 with iTunes LP and iTunes Extra Support

MacRumors has been tipped that users attempting to make purchases in iTunes today are being greeted with new Terms of Service (ToS) which include the following, tantalizing line: The Terms of Sale have been revised to clarify that you can now use iTunes LPs and iTunes Extras on Apple TV with...
Crazy Rumor Tuesday: Touch Screen Remote for New Apple TV?

Crazy Rumor Tuesday: Touch Screen Remote for New Apple TV?

Is Apple planning a larger, touch-screen enabled remote control to go along with a next generation Apple TV? Boy Genius' tipster, the same one who leaked iTunes 9 app organization and social integration, says yes indeed. And if the image above is accurate, one of the updates will be -- Safari. (...
Could the Apple TV be Replaced by the iPhone, iPod, or iTablet?

Could the Apple TV be Replaced by the iPhone, iPod, or iTablet?

With Apple consolidating its Apple TV offerings this morning down to a single 160GB SKU at a lower $229 price point, we're once again split between Apple axing their "hobby" or giving it a much-needed refresh. If Apple does axe the Apple TV, however, something would need to take its place in the...
Apple TV: 160GB Price Cut, 40GB Completely Cut

Apple TV: 160GB Price Cut, 40GB Completely Cut

Speaking of Apple TV and the future, MacRumors reports that Apple's "hobby" lost its smaller SKU this morning as the 40GB Apple TV was cut from the Apple Store -- and Apple product lineup -- and the 160GB Apple TV was given a healthy price cut down from $329 to $229 [Apple Store link]. So our...
Apple CFO Speaks: iPhone 3GS Still Selling Out, No Apple DVR

Apple CFO Speaks: iPhone 3GS Still Selling Out, No Apple DVR

Apple Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Peter Oppenheimer, spoke with analyst Robert Cihara of Caris & Company recently, and according to AppleInsider, revealed the following: Apple is still struggling to meet to demand for the iPhone 3GS, and with China coming on board soon, that may be a...
Updated Apple TV at "It's only rock and roll, but we like it" Special Music Event?

Updated Apple TV at "It's only rock and roll, but we like it" Special Music Event?

New Apple TV's, whether it simply be a small bump to the internals (CPU, storage, etc.) or the mythical, rainbow and unicorn-tear soaked Apple PVR, are the latest rumours circulating in advance of Apple's iTunes and iPod touch special music event, "It's only rock and roll, but we like it",...
Analyst Predictions: iPhone on Verizon, Updated Apple TV, Subscription Video, Peace on Earth

Analyst Predictions: iPhone on Verizon, Updated Apple TV, Subscription Video, Peace on Earth

Stalwart Apple analyst Gene Munster is back, this time predicting the iPhone will hit multiple US carriers within an year -- specifically Verizon -- as well as expanded video offerings from iTunes -- including a subscription service akin to satellite or cable, and an updated Apple TV to go with...
Quick App 3.0: Apple iTunes/Apple TV Remote adds Gesture Support

Quick App 3.0: Apple iTunes/Apple TV Remote adds Gesture Support

Went into the App Store and what did I see, why an updated Remote app for iTunes and AppleTV! One of the first apps in the App Store at launch, the latest update for Remote [free - iTunes link] turbo charges the cool factor with support for gesture-based Apple TV control. Very slick: Hold down "...
iPhone HD Rumblings Now on Cable? Replacing Apple TV?!

iPhone HD Rumblings Now on Cable? Replacing Apple TV?!

TiPb predicted an iPhone HD way back on October 10, and while not everyone -- even here -- agrees that we'll see it, rumors continue to point that maybe, just maybe we will. The latest comes via PhoneNews which reports that the Apple AV Cables, component and composite versions of which were...
How About the iPhone as Controller for Apple TV Gaming Console?

How About the iPhone as Controller for Apple TV Gaming Console?

Hot on the heels of the premium "App Store Plus" (TM Erica Sadun) $19.99 rumor we helped propogate yesterday, in his (its?) weekly column, the Macalope pulls a follow-up rumor out of his rear port (actually makes it up on the spot) for a concept that's actually pretty darn intriguing: You...
iPhone Remote App + Apple TV Plays Wrong Video Podcasts?

iPhone Remote App + Apple TV Plays Wrong Video Podcasts?

I typically choose to keep 10 episodes of any video podcast I subscribe to in iTunes. Back with version 1.0 of the Apple Remote App for the iPhone, when I would choose to play the latest episode of a show, the Apple TV would stubbornly start playing the oldest episode (sometimes oldest unwatched...
App Review: Remote for iTunes + Apple TV

App Review: Remote for iTunes + Apple TV

Epic YES! Since the moment the original iPhone came out with its WiFi goodness, I've been begging asking for a way to use the iPhone to control the similarly connected iTunes, Front Row, and Apple TV. And now Apple has answered! (Er... except for Front Row, see below). And not only for the iPhone...
Apple TV 2.1 With iPhone iTunes Remote + MobileMe Galleries Now Live!

Apple TV 2.1 With iPhone iTunes Remote + MobileMe Galleries Now Live!

Saw this one coming, didn't you? Apple's new App Store Remote app (FREE!) lets you control iTunes or Apple TV, and .Mac Galleries are now MobileMe Galleries, so that means Apple TV needs an update to. Could Apple's servers get any busier today? (And how 'bout ours! Yowzers!) Just fire up your...
iPhone Apps: iTunes Remote Control Free from Apple?

iPhone Apps: iTunes Remote Control Free from Apple?

iPhone 2.0 and its App Store are almost upon us, and while deep-delving every new SDK/firmware beta has revealed many a gem before, this time it's the Read Me file from the new, developer-only, iTunes 7.7 beta that's giving up the goodness: Also use the new Remote application for iPhone or iPod...
iPhone 2.0: iTunes iController?

iPhone 2.0: iTunes iController?

One of the features I most want for the iPhone is the ability to use it as a Wi-Fi remote for iTunes (and related services like Front Row or the Apple TV). Sitting back, multi-touch flicking through lists of content, finding something interesting, tapping, and -- boom -- having it "just work" on...

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