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Apple reportedly in negotiations to have HBO Go on Apple TV

Apple reportedly in negotiations to have HBO Go on Apple TV

Apple and HBO are engaged in talks to bring the pay-TV channel's HBO Go service to the Apple TV set-top box, according to a new report from Bloomberg. While many modern media distribution companies like Hulu and Netflix have embraced Apple TV, the more traditional outlets like the big broadcast...
New Apple TV with smaller dimensions makes an appearance via an FCC filing

New Apple TV with smaller dimensions makes an appearance via FCC filing

A new Apple TV with model number A1469 just made an appearance in an FCC filing. The only noticeable difference that can be confirmed is the size which looks to be about 5mm smaller than the current generation Apple TV. This could be the Apple TV 3,2 that appeared in the most recent update to the...
Apple TV update lists an as-yet unreleased minor hardware variant, Apple TV 3,2

Apple TV update lists an as-yet unreleased minor hardware variant, Apple TV 3,2

Looks like the just-released Apple TV software update contains strings referencing Apple TV 3,2, an as-yet unreleased hardware variant of the Apple TV 3,1, or the 3rd generation Apple TV with 1080p support that Apple released last March. The code name, J33I, as opposed to last year's simple J33,...
Apple TV updated with Bluetooth keyboard support, iTunes Match improvements

Apple TV updated with Bluetooth keyboard support, iTunes Match improvements

In addition to releasing iOS 6.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch today, Apple has also released the software for the Apple TV. This update includes improvements to iTunes Match and Up Next, along with general iCloud support enhancements. Apple has also add the ability to connect the Apple TV...
What could Apple contribute in 2013? Pulling the strings on the intensely interesting future of Apple TV and iTV

What could Apple contribute in 2013? Pulling the strings on the intensely interesting future of Apple TV and iTV

During Apple's Q1 2013 conference call, the Apple Television Rumors That Will Not Die were once again raised with Tim Cook, who smacked them back down hard. However, Cook did announce that they sold 2 million of the current Apple TV, up 60% year-over-year. Cook also dropped all the talking points...
Apple TV gains subscription service Watchever in Germany

Apple TV gains subscription service Watchever in Germany

Apple has added a new app to the Apple TV for German users for the on demand television and movie service Watchever. Watchever was launched earlier this month, and works similarly to Hulu Plus. For a monthly fee, users have access to a wide variety of content. This is the first service that Apple...
The market, the madness, and the Apple television

The market, the madness, and the Apple television

It seems you can’t read about Apple these days without someone saying that they’re about to make a big splash into the television market. Apple, of course, hasn't and won't pre-announced anything. But that hasn't stopped Wall Street analysts claiming that the company’s TV strategy is flawed. That...
Holiday app section shows up on Apple TV, turns out to be lump of coal

Holiday app section shows up on Apple TV, turns out to be lump of coal

A new content section called “Holiday” appeared on the Apple TV late last night, and in addition to being a collection of holiday movies, users were also presented with banners for various holiday apps. The section, shown here in a photo from Mac OS Ken, was inactive, and nothing happened when...
Cook upgrades Apple's television ambitions from "beloved hobby" to "intense interest"

Cook upgrades Apple's television ambitions from "beloved hobby" to "intense interest"

When Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with NBC's Brian Williams for a wide-ranging interview about the past, present, and future of Apple (set in Apple's mammoth Grand Central Terminal store, no less), he closed with an interesting note. According to what he told Rock Center: "When I go into my...
Enter now to win the iPhone, iPad, or iPod of your dreams from iMore!

Enter now to win the iPhone, iPad, or iPod of your dreams from iMore!

Have you been dreaming of a new iPhone 5 for Christmas? An iPad or iPad mini for Hanukkah? An iPod touch for Festivas? Well you're in luck! Every week for the next four (4) week we're going to be giving you a chance to win the iOS device of your dreams! (Technically four (4) $350 U.S. Apple...
Google wants to make a more open source AirPlay alternative

Google wants to make an open source AirPlay alternative

YouTube recently launched a service very similar to Apple's AirPlay that allows Android users to beam movies to their Google TV. Apparently Google wants to take it a step further yet, and with an open standard. In an interview with GigaOM, Google executives have made it clear that streaming for...
Iterate 32: The future of Apple design

Iterate 32: The future of Apple design

Marc, Dave, and Rene talk Scott Forstall's departure from Apple and Jonathan Ive's new roll as head of Human Interface, and what it means for OS X and iOS, and for Apple's influence on interface design in general. Also, some talk on Apple TV, iPad 4, and what comes next. Our podcast feed...
Apple Events channel added to Apple TV, will live stream iPad mini keynote

Apple Events channel added to Apple TV, will live stream iPad mini keynote

Apple overnight has pushed out a new "Apple Events" channel to the Apple TV. The new channel, which is accessible via an icon on the Apple TV Home screen that looks a lot like today's iPad mini event invitation, allows access to not only previous Apple keynotes, but will also allow Apple TV...
Apple releases software update for Apple TV second and third generations

Apple releases software update for Apple TV second and third generations

Apple has been really busy the last few weeks and the Apple TV must have been feeling really left out seeing all Apple’s other iOS devices receiving shiny new upgrades to iOS 6. Thankfully Apple hasn’t been ignoring the Apple TV at all and has now released an update for the Apple TV second and...
Lightning connector drops video-out support, wants you to use AirPlay and an Apple TV

iPhone 5, Lightning connector don't list video-out support, promote AirPlay and an Apple TV instead

Apple's old 30-pin iPod connector carried a lot of legacy support through the years, but it also was a capable, if chunky, connection. Those 30 pins could handle a whole hell of a lot, including serial, line-in, and component and composite video. With the switch to the new 8-pin Lightning...
Apple television plans still bogged down in media negotiations

Apple television plans still bogged down in media negotiations

For those waiting on a full-on Apple television set, or even an enhanced Apple TV will more traditional capabilities, it looks like you'll have to keep waiting, at least for now. While Apple is likely ready to go from a technology standpoint, they can't seem to come to agreements with entrenched...
iTunes Festival app appearing on Apple TV’s ahead of September 1 start

iTunes Festival app appearing on Apple TV’s ahead of September 1 start

Apple has pushed out an update for the Apple TV that brings an iTunes Festival app to the main screen. The iTunes Festival, much like the Hulu Plus app that appeared earlier this month, doesn’t require a software update it just appears on your home screen over the air. The iTunes Festival is a UK...
Apple set-top-box rumored to provide DVR-like TV on demand, iPad-like interface, social networking

Apple set-top-box rumored to provide DVR-like TV on demand, iPad-like interface, social networking

Yet more rumors are surfacing about Apple's plans for a set-top box that would provide access not only to traditional iTunes content, but traditional TV content as well. Interestingly, for the second day in a row, the report comes by way of the Wall Street Journal's Jessica E. Vascellaro and Sam...
Apple reportedly in talks with cable companies regarding live TV for Apple set-top box

Apple reportedly in talks with cable companies regarding live TV for Apple set-top box

Aside from a full-on Apple television, one of the longest running rumors in Apple living-room land is a deal with cable companies and/or broadcast networks for the right to air traditional cable programming on an Apple TV or similar set-top box. However, television is notoriously myopic and...
Apple wins patent that could potentially turn Apple TV into a cable box

Apple wins patent that could potentially turn Apple TV into a cable box

Apple has just been granted a patent that it applied for 6 years ago that would allow them to turn the Apple TV into a cable box of sorts. This means instead of simply being able to stream content from iTunes, Netflix, and now Hulu, you'd be able to watch regular tv as well. The US Patent and...

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