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Chromecast and Apple TV

Why Chromecast is no replacement for Apple TV...yet!

Google Chromecast might well be an exciting new product, and it might well only cost $35, but there's still some inherent let downs and frustrations for early adopters. Particularly it seems, streaming live YouTube events to your Google dongle is a no-go area right now. Android Central Forums...
Now TV and Apple TV

Sky's Now TV box isn't an Apple TV killer, but it's a perfect companion

Sky's subsidized Internet TV box isn't an Apple TV killer, but for the price it makes a perfect companion product British pay-TV provider Sky TV has recently launched their own, Apple TV competing set-top box. Under their Now TV brand, it offers a more a la carte subscription model to their...
The Rise of the Apple TV

The Rise of the Apple TV: What should be Apple's next step?

Frost & Sullivan recently reported that Apple TV made up more than half of the streaming device market for 2012, beating competitors like Roku and TiVo. Not bad for something that Steve Jobs once referred to as "a hobby" for the company. What should be Apple's next step for the little black...
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Netflix user profiles begin appearing on the Apple TV for some accounts

The new Netflix user profiles for shared accounts are set to be rolled out by the end of August, but according to reports the feature is already beginning to show up on the Apple TV for some. First noticed by MacRumors, those with certain shared accounts will start to see unique user profiles...
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Break out the Apple TV, the Breaking Bad finale is a Netflix exclusive in the UK and Ireland!

The long awaited finale to Breaking Bad is almost upon us, and while U.S. fans will be able to watch on regular TV, UK and Ireland fans are going to need to resort to Netflix. The video streaming service has snagged exclusive rights to the final half of season five of the smash hit show, which...
In honor of Chromecast, iMore is giving away Apple TVs!

In honor of Chromecast, iMore is giving away Apple TVs!

Leave a comment below telling us why you'd prefer an Apple TV to a Google Chromecast and you'll be entered to win one FREE from iMore! Chromecast looks like a great solution for people who have a select range of devices and want to stream a select range of content, so double thumbs up to...
Apple TV accounts for 56 percent of streaming boxes sold last year

Apple TV accounted for more than half of all the streaming boxes sold last year

The Apple TV made up 56% of the market for streaming devices in 2012. Other devices in this category include Roku, which was in second with 21.5%, and TiVo, at 6.5%. Game consoles like the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 were not included. Analyst Dan Rayburn for Frost & Sullivan, which published,...
Apple rumored to be pitching new ad-skipping TV service

Apple rumored to be pitching new ad-skipping TV service

Could Apple be pitching the TV industry on a new feature that would allow premium customers to skip commercials in exchange for payments? Well, if the latest rumor making the internet rounds is to believed, indeed they are. Jessica Lessien, formerly of the WSJ, currently launching a new "premium...
Time Warner on Apple TV: Bold disruption or hopeless compromise?

Time Warner on Apple TV: Bold disruption or hopeless compromise?

Yesterday Bloomberg put out a story discussing a likely deal between Apple and Time Warner. The idea, apparently, is to bring Time Warner cable subscribers the ability to watch content via the Apple TV box in addition to being able to use the traditional cable set top box or iPad and iPhone apps...
Motion Tennis

Motion Tennis review: Wii style gaming with your iPhone and Apple TV!

Mirroring games from your iPhone to your Apple TV with AirPlay is great, but it's still just what's on the small screen blown up on the TV. This isn't the case in Motion Tennis. With this game, the mirrored content is something different to what's being displayed on your iPhone, which opens up a...
Apple close to deal with Time Warner Cable for channels on Apple TV

Time Warner Cable on your Apple TV? It may be closer than you think!

Reports suggest that Apple is currently in negotiations with Time Warner Cable to give subscribers access to channels through the Apple TV, with both parties getting close to a deal. It's long been rumored that Apple was negotiating with cable providers for content, and Time Warner Cable in...
Apple TV keeps users from cutting the cable TV cord

Apple TV keeps users from cutting the cable TV cord

Services like iTunes and products like Apple TV have made it easier than ever for people to "cut the cord" from cable TV - enabling them to pay either a la carte for programming they want or to use subscription-based services they think are worth the money, like Netflix or Hulu Plus. Apple's...
Apple TV update adds HBO Go, WatchESPN, and more

Apple TV update adds HBO Go, WatchESPN, and more

The Apple TV has been updated with access to five new content services, including premium cable broadcaster HBO, sports content from ESPN, Britain's Sky News service, concert film and music documentary service Qello and anime service Crunchyroll. Qello and CrunchyRoll are both subscription-based...
Apple Events channel

WWDC 2013 keynote to be streamed live on the Apple TV! [Update: Online too!]

Looking for a live stream of todays WWDC 2013 keynote? Fire up your Apple TV and take a look, as you should be seeing the return of the Apple Events channel, complete with a note for live coverage later on today! The Apple Events channel was last seen on the Apple TV late last year for the iPad...
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Time Warner Cable talking to Apple over streaming video deals for the Apple TV

Time Warner Cable is in discussions with Apple over deals for streaming video deals according to the company's CEO Glenn Britt. TWC already has an application on the Roku box, but speaking at an investor conference in London, Britt outlined who else exactly TWC is talking to: "You should...
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Take your iOS gaming up a notch with these great accessories!

Gaming on iOS devices has steadily grown and grown in recent months and years, and now there's some really amazing titles available to play on your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The fun doesn't -- and shouldn't -- stop there, though, as accessory makers have really embraced this and you can now...
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Tim Cook announces 13 million Apple TVs sold to date, still playing coy about the future

Apple CEO Tim Cook is on stage at the D11 conference in California, and while playing coy as usual about the future of Apple TV, he has dropped some interesting figures into the conversation, namely that Apple's set top box has sold 13 million units to date, and more impressively, half of those...
Vector 1: John Siracusa and the Xbox One

Vector 1: John Siracusa and the Xbox One

Join John Siracusa, Guy English, and Rene Ritchie as they talk all about the just-announced Xbox One, how it compares to the kinda-announced PS4, the perplexing Wii U, and what's left for Google and Apple in the TV space. Subscribe via RSS Subscribe via...
Apple TV UK

Where, oh, where is my regional Apple TV content?

I love my Apple TV, but what I'd love even more is a healthy dose of regional content on it. AirPlay is OK, but I see it more a means to an end in certain circumstances, not an integral part of my experience. When I'm relaxing watching TV, I don't want to have to reach for my iPhone or iPad, or...
Apple TV update brings bug fixes, redesigned Hulu Plus

Apple TV update brings bug fixes, redesigned Hulu Plus

The Apple TV has been updated to software version 5.1.2 with fixes for a number of security bugs, but the big news in this update is the Hulu Plus app which has been completely redesigned. When opening Hulu Plus, content categories can be found across the top of the screen, separating TV, Movies...

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