apple tv

  • Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy Brings Four Player Split-Screen To iOS Gaming Via AirPlay

    Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy Brings Four Player Split-Screen To iOS Gaming Via AirPlay

    Some iOS games have done some pretty cool stuff with AirPlay, including Real Racing HD 2, but it’s always seemed like there’s so much more possible from the technology, especially when it comes to gaming. A new update for Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy from Namco Bandai adds split-screen gaming via AirPlay and the Apple TV. Up to four players can dogfight at once now, each playing… Read More

  • Confirmed: Apple Will Live Stream Today’s iPad Mini Event On Web Site, Apple TV

    Confirmed: Apple Will Live Stream Today’s iPad Mini Event On Web Site, Apple TV

    It’s been a long while since Apple live streamed its press events. In fact, some people may not even remember a live-streamed Apple event, instead hunting out the best possible live blog until we can check out the whole video post-excitement. But the company’s web site now has a dedicated channel for the event, and promises that we can “Watch a live video stream of the… Read More

  • Apple TV 5.1 Brings Custom Network Configurations, Could Allow For VPN Use

    Apple TV 5.1 Brings Custom Network Configurations, Could Allow For VPN Use

    Apple today released its iOS 5.1 update, which brought a number of new features to the table, including the ability to set up custom network configurations using Apple Configurator, the device management tool Apple offers through the Mac App Store for management of multiple iOS devices across an organization or household. Read More

  • TWC Willing To Give Up Control Of Interface, Not Customer Relationship In Expanding To Apple TV

    TWC Willing To Give Up Control Of Interface, Not Customer Relationship In Expanding To Apple TV

    Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia investor conference today, Time Warner Cable’s president and COO Rob Marcus explained during a webcast session that the cable provider is willing to sacrifice control over user interface when it comes to broadening its services to third-party platforms, including Apple’s, but won’t give up direct relationships with customers. Read More

  • Thoughts On Apple’s Latest TV Efforts

    Thoughts On Apple’s Latest TV Efforts

    Earlier this week, a few reports emerged about Apple’s upcoming plans to disrupt the TV market. The first mentioned that Apple was trying to work with cable providers on finding new ways to distribute TV through its hardware, rather than trying to license content itself. The second report gave a few more details about what that hardware would be capable of. I’ve been thinking… Read More

  • Yes, Apple Is In Discussions With Cable Operators, And Everyone Has Known This For Months

    Yes, Apple Is In Discussions With Cable Operators, And Everyone Has Known This For Months

    August Journalism, anyone? Just because some outlets have a short memory, let’s get this out of the way right up front: Yes, Apple is in discussions with cable operators, and has been for months. Of course, just because Apple’s strategy hasn’t actually changed recently won’t stop some other sites from acting like the heavens have opened up and Steve Jobs himself is… Read More

  • Apple Shipped 1.3M Apple TVs In Q3 2012, Still Calls It A Hobby

    Apple Shipped 1.3M Apple TVs In Q3 2012, Still Calls It A Hobby

    “We are not going to keep products around we don’t believe in,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook in regards to the Apple TV on today’s earnings call. He also stated that Apple still considers the product a hobby although Apple keeps at the project because they stated “it will lead us [Apple] somewhere.” Apple is very happy with Apple TV’s growth. The… Read More

  • The Future Fruits Of Apple + Facebook

    The Future Fruits Of Apple + Facebook

    When CEO Tim Cook kept saying “stay tuned” at D10 about new Apple collaborations with Facebook, he may have meant it literally. Soon you could be tuning into Facebook on Apple TV, or seeing your iTunes or iPod activity auto-shared to Facebook. Boosted revenue, better ad targeting, and trouble for mutual enemy Google are all potential benefits. While there are plenty of smaller… Read More

  • Tim Cook On Apple TV: “We’re Going To Keep Pulling The String”

    Tim Cook On Apple TV: “We’re Going To Keep Pulling The String”

    Apple CEO Tim Cook talked about the company’s TV plans tonight at the D10 conference. His comments were all pretty vague, but if nothing else, he hinted strongly that Apple does in fact have plans for future TV products. When interviewers Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher pressed Cook on whether he thinks the current Apple TV product is good enough, he said, “We’re going to… Read More

  • Forrester: 32.1 Million U.S. Households Now Access Online Video On Their TVs

    Forrester: 32.1 Million U.S. Households Now Access Online Video On Their TVs

    Almost 115 million households in the U.S. currently own at least on TV set and 36 million own four or more. That’s a huge market and as Apple, Google and Microsoft try wrestle more of this business away from the traditional content and hardware players, the old-school cable and satellite providers now suddenly have to content with this new group of challengers that, until now, barely… Read More

  • No, AirPlay Is Not The New Apple TV

    No, AirPlay Is Not The New Apple TV

    If you asked your mom or dad what DLNA or UPnP stood for or did, would they just look at you weird? While the two technologies enable users to wirelessly beam content to Internet Connected TVs from their tablets, phones, and computers, Apple’s AirPlay is the first implementation that makes the experience seamless. Tap the button again and playback resumes on your root device. No… Read More

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