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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...
Hulu Plus now available on Apple TV

Hulu Plus now available on Apple TV

Hulu Plus, the U.S. streaming television service jointly ventured by NBC, Fox, and ABC, is now available on the Apple TV. It began appearing over night, and now the official Hulu blog has made the official announcement: Keeping up with the latest episode of Family Guy, MasterChef and New Girl...
How to access iTunes in the Cloud TV shows on your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and PC

How to access iTunes in the Cloud TV shows on your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and PC

iTunes in the Cloud is part of iCloud, and lets you re-download or stream your previously purchased TV shows -- and music, movies, iBooks, and apps -- from your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Apple TV, or Windows or Mac PC. If you switch devices regularly, or don't want to take up space storing TV...
1.3 million Apple TV units sold, still considered a hobby?

1.3 million Apple TV units sold, still considered a hobby?

During Apple's Q3 conference call today Apple announced that they had sold 1.3 million Apple TVs for a total of 4 million. This figure is up 173% from last quarter even though many are still considering the Apple TV to be a hobby device. The Apple TV, which got updated with support for full...
Poll: Which next-gen iOS device do you want the most?

Poll: Which next-gen iOS device do you want the most?

Which next-gen iOS device do you want the most? There will almost certainly be an iPhone 5 this fall, likely October, and it may well come with a 4-inch, 16:9 screen and an LTE radio for super-fast networking. But is that the next-generation iOS device you want most? Rumors are also running hot...
WWDC 2012 and iOS 6: What we didn't get

WWDC 2012 and iOS 6: What we didn't get

Expectations were high for the iOS 6 announcement at WWDC today, and many of them were met, but there were a lot of others that didn't. Rene has blown through a ton of features on competing smartphone platforms that could find a comfortable home on iOS. Even though some of those areas will be...
Apple updates Apple TV to iOS 5.1.1 (software 5.0.2)

Apple updates Apple TV to iOS 5.1.1 (software 5.0.2)

Apple has pushed out Apple TV software version 5.0.2 (4250), still listed as iOS 5.1.1, but now with build number 9B830. The update is for both the 2010 Apple TV (720p) and 2012 Apple TV (1080p). Like with the last update, no new features are shown, and no new services seem to have been added, so...
aTV Flash (black) Apple TV jailbreak package updated with subtitle downloads and more

aTV Flash (black) Apple TV jailbreak package updated with subtitle downloads and more

FireCore has released another update to its hugely popular software for jailbroken second generation Apple TV's (2010, 720p version). The new 1.6 release includes a raft of new features and improvements, the most interesting being the ability to download subtitles for movies in your collection on...
iPhone & iPad Live 296: iOS 6 and Apple TV apps speculation

iPhone & iPad Live 296: iOS 6 and Apple TV apps speculation

Rene, Seth, and App Cubby's David Barnard start previewing WWDC 2012 and end up doing an deep dive in iOS 6 and how Apple could address app switching, inter-app communications, the Home screen, gestures, contact and social profiles, and more. And then talk Apple TV apps. This is iPhone & iPad...
Regarding an Apple TV App Store

Regarding an Apple TV App Store

You'll hear a lot more discussion of this at the tail end of tonights iPhone & iPad Live podcast with Seth Clifford of Nickelfish and David Barnard of App Cubby, but as rumors are spreading that WWDC 2012 might bring with it an "App Store" for Apple TV, I wanted to get something up on the...

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