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  • Streaming devices make better doors than windows [CARTOON]

    Posted April 4, 2014 - 6:30 am

    Add the Amazon Fire TV to your pile of streaming media boxes
  • Did Apple sell 36 million iPhones in the third quarter?

    Posted October 18, 2013 - 3:49 pm

    Did Apple sell 36 million iPhones in Q3? Plus: Are iMessages really private? And a new Apple TV might make an appearance at Apple's October 22 event.
  • Why many Apple TVs are better than one

    Posted May 24, 2013 - 9:19 am

    My first Apple TV quickly established itself as an essential addition to my home media setup. I used it primarily to send music from my Mac's iTunes library to the home theater audio system in our living room. In addition, it let me watch videos purchased or rented from the iTunes Store on the family HDTV.
  • HBO Go 2.0 finally allows AirPlay streaming to Apple TV

    Posted February 16, 2013 - 8:55 am

    The HBO Go app for iPhone and iPad scored a long-overdue update on Tuesday. As HBO's co-president Eric Kessler promised at the Dive Into D conference, the app--along with Cinemax's Max Go app--can now stream video wirelessly to the Apple TV.
  • Apple TV 5.2 update adds Bluetooth keyboard support, AirPlay sending, and more

    Posted February 2, 2013 - 8:41 am

    iOS 6.1's Monday release may capture most of day's attention, but Apple's favorite hobby got a little love as well with the release of Apple TV Software Update 5.2. The set-top box gains a variety of new features related to iTunes in the Cloud, Bluetooth keyboard support, AirPlay sending, and more.
  • Apple TV emerges from the shadows

    Posted January 23, 2013 - 8:57 pm

    Apple TV was until now considered a "hobby," by Apple's own admission, but the product has taken on more importance for CEO Tim Cook.
  • Hands on with Apple TV Software Update 5.1

    Posted September 24, 2012 - 5:33 pm

    On Monday Apple made the Apple TV Software Update 5.1 available to owners of second- and third-generation Apple TVs. Among the update's major additions are support for iOS 6's shared photo streams, AirPlay broadcasting, and iTunes account switching.
  • How to mirror your iPad display to your HDTV

    Posted July 28, 2012 - 7:43 am

    The iPad's king-size display is great for watching a movie by yourself, but it's not so great for group screenings. Fortunately, getting it working with the HDTV in your living room for impromptu movie nights, vacation photo slideshows, or YouTube viral video marathons isn't difficult. Depending on your needs and preferred uses, you'll be working either with a wired adapter (HDMI, VGA, or Composite video) or with an Apple TV and AirPlay--we'll walk you through both methods in this article.
  • Apple TV finds a home in the meeting room

    Posted April 18, 2012 - 7:17 am

    When Dan Kerzner wants to show his colleagues at Microstrategy the latest numbers for the company, he calls them into a conference room that's equipped with a television and he fires up his iPad--and without further fuss the spreadsheet on his tablet is on the big screen for all to see.
  • Apple TV (third generation): What you need to know

    Posted March 10, 2012 - 8:43 am

    While Apple executives have continued to call the Apple TV a hobby, over the past couple years, the company has dedicated a fair amount of resources to it. The Apple TV 2 was a major upgrade, and Apple has added a good number of features to that media player through software updates.
  • Apple's TV troubles: Same story again and again

    Posted March 4, 2012 - 8:18 am

    Before he passed away last October, Steve Jobs claimed to have cracked the code to a TV revolution: Make everything simple to use, sync all content with other devices through the Internet, and do away with clunky remotes and complex lists of cable channels.
  • Apple TV set: What we know so far

    Posted February 4, 2012 - 8:35 am

    Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster claims that a major television component maker has revealed that Apple has made inquiries about the capabilities of its display products. You know what that means--Apple TV sets! Maybe.
  • Apple to let users store video purchases in the cloud

    Posted August 1, 2011 - 6:04 pm

    Apple announced a software update that makes life easier for Apple TV subscribers.
  • Hands on with AirPlay for Apple TV

    Posted November 22, 2010 - 12:20 pm

    With the Monday release of iOS 4.2 and the Apple TV 4.1 software update, this officially marks the beginning of the AirPlay era. Here's a closer look at what Apple's new AirPlay media-streaming technology does and how it works.
  • Internet set-top boxes - do you want just movies and TV shows or do you want the entire web?

    Posted October 30, 2010 - 5:22 pm

    Devices that connect your TV to the Internet (and your PC) aren't new, but this holiday season offers a much bigger set of choices (of manufacturers and ways to interact with content). Narrowing down what you want to watch and how you want to access it is the key to picking your best option.
  • Oh Hai! Apple TV Officially Hacked

    Posted October 21, 2010 - 11:33 am

    While Apple’s back was turned prepping for its October 20th Keynote, one hacker going by the handle p0sixninja decided to put the Greenpois0n jailbreak to the test and officially jailbreak the new Apple TV.
  • Five things to do with your old Apple TV

    Posted October 20, 2010 - 11:37 am

    That silver-topped, hard-drive bearing, Tiger-running, heat-emanating Apple TV from yesteryear has been replaced by today's $99 black, 8GB-of-flash-memory, iOS-powered, cool-as-a-cucumber Apple TV (second generation) (4 mice). Given the new Apple TV's lower-price, more responsive performance, and Netflix support, it's likely that owners of the original Apple TV are unplugging the things by the score and replacing them with the current model. But, when doing so, they've surely wondered what to do with the old one. We have some suggestions.
  • 'Margin challenged' Apple TV costs $64 to build

    Posted October 5, 2010 - 4:47 pm

    The new Apple TV costs less than $64 to manufacture and get out the factory door, an analyst with iSuppli said today, putting Apple's living room entry at the low end of the profit margin.
  • Apple TV teardown gives App Store clues, says analyst

    Posted September 30, 2010 - 9:44 am

    Apple will add App Store functionality to its new, miniature Apple TV in the near future, a Wall Street analyst said on Wednesday.
  • Apple TV now shipping

    Posted September 27, 2010 - 1:34 pm

    Internet reports of shipping delays for Apple's revamped Apple TV turned out to not be worth the virtual paper they were printed on. Customers who've ordered Apple's set-top box have begun receiving e-mail notifications that their devices are on the way.
  • iOS 4.2 beta reveals Apple TV as iOS device

    Posted September 17, 2010 - 12:47 pm

    Apple's new look Apple TV is running the same iOS as the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch according to the latest iOS 4.2 beta.
  • Boxee beta heads to the Apple TV

    Posted February 25, 2010 - 10:53 pm

    Apple TV users, rejoice--the Boxee beta has now made its way to your favorite set-top device.
  • Apple releases iTunes, Apple TV updates

    Posted October 3, 2008 - 10:11 am

    Apple released software updates for both iTunes and Apple TV on Thursday that address performance issues with the former and security issues with the latter.
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