Tag Archive | "Apple TV"

Apple looking for experienced engineering manager to bring next-gen features to the Apple TV

Monday, February 18, 2013

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Well this should certainly get speculation going regarding Apple’s plans for the living room. Regardless of whether or not Apple chooses to go the HDTV route or perhaps simply enhance the Apple TV, it’s becoming increasingly clear that Apple is looking at the TV space quite seriously. A recent job posting indicates that Apple is [...]

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Details on Apple’s 2013 product roadmap – new iPhone 5s and a whole lot more

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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Let’s take a break from all the hullabaloo surrounding Apple’s share price and alleged weak demand for the iPhone 5 to take a look at some of Apple’s upcoming products. Of course, Apple keeps its product roadmap a tightly guarded secret, but KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has proven rather adept at predicting future Apple [...]

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Gene Munster predicts Apple HDTV in 2013 – This old song and dance again?

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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Like clockwork, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is out with some more predictions of an Apple HDTV, a prediction he’s been recycling for what may very well be 4 years now. Here’s how Munster anticipates Apple’s 2013 playing out: Munster’s revised thinking on the Apple TV release was buried in a note on his product [...]

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About that rumored Apple HDTV – Not happening in 2012

Thursday, September 6, 2012

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Bloomberg says the obvious when it says not to expect an Apple HDTV anytime in 2012 due to Apple’s difficulties in securing content and licensing deals with a host of cable providers. Interestingly though, the report notes that engineers at Apple have been working on methods to “reinvent TV viewing” going as far back as [...]

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Apple exploring idea of set-top box; Cable operators not fully on board – Report

Thursday, August 16, 2012

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With all of the hype and discussion surrounding the impending release of the iPhone 5, we haven’t heard much of anything about Apple’s long-rumored HDTV plans. Indeed, while many previous reports claimed a late 2012 release was in the works, rumblings from the supply chain in that regard are conspicuously silent. But that’s not to [...]

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Hulu Plus is now open for business on the Apple TV

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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MacRumors reports: Apple has quietly launched a Hulu Plus channel on Apple TV this morning. We’ve first received a report from one Apple TV owner who first found the channel to appear this morning and have since been able to confirm it ourselves. We’ve found that users may have to reboot their Apple TV for the channel [...]

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Apple to release TV SDK at WWDC 2012 – Rumor

Saturday, June 9, 2012

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Well here’s a WWDC rumor that doesn’t involve iOS 6 that might wet your palette, or at the very least provide a little bit of intrigue into Apple’s possible future TV plans. BGR, citing a trusted source we presume, is reporting that Apple at WWDC next week will introduce a TV SDK. We have heard [...]

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How Apple keeps 1080p file sizes in check

Monday, March 12, 2012

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Apple last week introduced a revamped version of the Apple TV. In addition to a completely new interface, the new Apple TV finally includes support for 1080p videos. But is the Apple TV, with in 1080p in tow, even that useful? After all, the enhanced video quality is great but if the file sizes for [...]

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Apple TV sales continue to accelerate

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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It may be just a hobby, but sales of the Apple TV continue to impress. Apple revealed during its earnings conference call last week that Apple had sold 1.4 million Apple TV units during the holiday quarter, setting an all-time quarterly record in the process. All told, the company sold about 2.8 million units during [...]

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Apple TV poised to sell 4 million units in 2012 – Report

Friday, December 16, 2011

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Though still relegated as a “hobby”, the Apple TV keeps on truckin. According to a recent report from Strategy Analytics, the Apple TV is leading the way in the connected TV player market. The report claims that sales of connected TV set top boxes is poised to double in 2012 and that Apple is on [...]

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Apple HDTV to come in variety of sizes – Report

Thursday, December 1, 2011

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Gene Munster, the analyst from Piper Jaffray who typically takes a bullish stance on all things Apple, has been propagating the idea of an Apple HDTV for years. And if any of the rumblings we’ve been hearing are accurate, well, he’s gonna be proven right one of these days. While speaking at the Ignition: Future [...]

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Apple to launch Apple TV in seven new European countries on October 4

Sunday, October 2, 2011

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Apple’s fifth-generation iPhone won’t be the only new device making a big splash on October 4. MacRumors is reporting that Apple will release its Apple TV set top box in seven new countries early next week. Apple has reportedly begun informing resellers in various countries to prepare for the latest addition. All-new Apple TV Now [...]

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