Yesterday we carried a rumor from the Wall Street Journal that Apple is talking with Cable TV providers
about providing cable programing through an Apple TV setop box. The Wall Street Journal has now followed up with another report describing what the Apple TV setop box is supposed to be like.
According ot people briefed on Apple's plans the Apple TV setop box is blurring the destination between live and on demand content. You would be able to start any show at any time with a digital video recorder that stores TV shows in the cloud.
The User interface is supposed to be close to the iPad's and sport social network integration.
The Apple TV cable box is definitely more reasonable than an Apple Television. I do not see an Apple HDTV to be a huge business, but a do-it-all Apple TV box would be totally disruptive and would sell millions. Apple needs to the cable companies on board to make it happen.
Apple's set-top hobby has come a long way since its major refresh in 2010, thanks largely to a variety of services bringing different content to the platform. When it comes to gaming, however, the Apple TV isn't exactly a powerhouse, despite b ... Source: Engadget
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3 days ago, 3:57pm CDT
There is one thing standing between Apple TV and being the number one media player, and that’s the enormous pile of money it’s making. According to the firm, Apple TV has now made $1 billion in media... ... Source: Apple Balla
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5 days ago, 5:30pm CDT
Apple has revealed some of the lineup of its iTunes Festival 2014, which will again take over London's Roundhouse for 30 days and nights this September, and feature more than 60 bands. The month-long event, which is streamed live over a dedicated Apple TV channel, the iTunes Festival app on iOS devices and iTunes, offers free tickets won by lottery for fans in London by entering ballots on iTunes, while fans everywhere can win them through competitions run by local media ... Source: MacNN
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1 week ago, 4:38am CDT
Apple launched a new version of the iTunes Extras feature that will let Apple TV users access bonus content for movies they buy through the service on their HDTVs – and also let studios dynamically update related material for their titles. The goal for Hollywood is to give consumers new reasons to buy digital movies, in ... Source: Latino ReviewFull article at: Latino ReviewJul 10 2014, 11:05am CDT
A report published on Wednesday claims set-top media streamers like the Apple TV will be in one out of every four homes by 2015, but market growth of Apple's device is being outpaced b ... Source: AppleInsider
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Jul 9 2014, 11:24pm CDT
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