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Here’s What Tim Cook Just Said About The TV Business

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/”] Tim Cook seemed* to drop some hints Apple is preparing to get more serious about the TV business in the near future.Speaking in San Francisco at an investors conference held by Goldman Sachs, Cook said the current Apple TV business is a “hobby,” but “Apple doesn’t […]
Here’s What Tim Cook Just Said About The TV Business
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Apple’s Television: Wave Your Hands To Change The Channel

[credit provider=”jbrownell” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jbrownell/2996672791/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] The Apple television rumour mill is working overtime and now we learn the device might support hand gestures and voice commands, according to sources cited in The Globe And Mail.We’d certainly expect Siri integration, but we’re surprised by reports of waving your hands around as a means […]
Apple’s Television: Wave Your Hands To Change The Channel
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Apple’s TV May Get Video Content From AT&T and Verizon

[credit provider=”Getty / Andreas Rentz”] Apple’s long-rumoured television will be called the iTV, according to a Bloomberg report that cites analysis by Jefferies and Co.The report says that Apple will probably steer clear of creating original content due to “lower margins and higher risks.”
Apple’s TV May Get Video Content From AT&T and Verizon
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One Way Apple Makes Sure It Gets favourable Reviews From David Pogue

[credit provider=”Via Pretty Daises on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/prettydaisies/872576867/”] For the most part, Apple has an adversarial relationship with the press.It doesn’t answer to inquiries, and it doesn’t make its executives available for interviews or comments unless it’s a major issue.
One Way Apple Makes Sure It Gets favourable Reviews From David Pogue
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Here’s How Best Buy Is Generating Buzz For The Apple Television

[credit provider=”Flickr/staticjana” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/staticjana/4293549689/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Best Buy is asking web customers to take a survey about the Apple television, reports The Verge.The survey refers to it as an “Apple HDTV” and includes the tagline “Apple finally reinvents what the television can do.”
Here’s How Best Buy Is Generating Buzz For The Apple Television
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Apple’s Super Secret TV Won’t Launch In Q2

[credit provider=”AP”] Some of the speculation points to Apple releasing its television in Q2 this year, but that’s not going to happen, reports DigiTimes.Apple has reportedly partnered with Sharp to make the panels for the TV, but an industry source told DigiTimes that Sharp isn’t ready to begin shipping these […]
Apple’s Super Secret TV Won’t Launch In Q2
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Here Are A Bunch Of New Apple TV rumours You Need To Know About

[credit provider=”Illustration: Ellis Hamburger”] The gurus at Piper Jaffray are still confident Apple is cranking away at the long-rumoured television set, which could launch by the end of this year.In its latest note, Piper Jaffray says it spoke to one “major” TV component supplier Apple is in talks with to […]
Here Are A Bunch Of New Apple TV rumours You Need To Know About
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Apple Doesn’t Just Want To Reinvent Your TV, But Your Remote Too

[credit provider=”Federico Ciccarese, Ciccarese Design” url=”http://www.ciccaresedesign.com/?page_id=334″] Apple could be working on a new touchscreen universal remote control that works with your TV and other household appliances. Apple filed a patent for such a device last year, AppleInsider has learned.According to the patent, the remote will be able to control TVs, […]
Apple Doesn’t Just Want To Reinvent Your TV, But Your Remote Too
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The 12 Biggest Questions For Apple In 2012

[credit provider=”AP”] This is going to be a really big year for Apple.It’s set up to totally overhaul its iPhone line, introduce a television set for the first time ever, and perhaps most importantly, try to stay on top without Steve Jobs running the show.
The 12 Biggest Questions For Apple In 2012
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This Apple TV Runs Fullscreen iPad Apps

We previously reported on the group of hackers working to bring iOS apps to the Apple TV. This new video dug up by SlashGear shows their most current progress, and it looks very promising.
This Apple TV Runs Fullscreen iPad Apps
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The Biggest Challenge For Apple In The TV Market Has Nothing To Do With The Television

[credit provider=”Apple”] Apple’s television set isn’t being held back by technology problems, it’s being held back by partnerships with big content companies, says Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu in an investor note today.Apple wants to offer customisable channels for users, disrupting the cable industry as we know it. Understandably, Apple […]
The Biggest Challenge For Apple In The TV Market Has Nothing To Do With The Television
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The Apple TV Could Be Here As Early As This Summer

[credit provider=”Apple”] Apple’s television set could be ready for launch as early as Q2 or Q3 2012, according to a DigiTimes report, citing supply chain sources.Parts for the new TV will start shipping in the first quarter of 2012. Samsung is said to have already started making new chips for […]
The Apple TV Could Be Here As Early As This Summer
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Here’s Everything We Know About Apple’s Top Secret TV Project So Far

[credit provider=”Federico Ciccarese, Ciccarese Design” url=”http://www.ciccaresedesign.com/?page_id=334″] Apple is reportedly on the cusp of redefining the television, the way it redefined the smartphone with the iPhone and the tablet with the iPad.The speculation about an Apple TV kicked into overdrive after Steve Jobs told biographer Walter Isaacson he “finally cracked” a […]
Here’s Everything We Know About Apple’s Top Secret TV Project So Far
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Microsoft Already Won The Battle For The Living Room When Nobody Was Looking

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/popculturegeek/5831103912/”] Two bits of news came out yesterday that illustrate how far ahead Microsoft is in the battle for the living room.First, Microsoft announced it had sold 1.7 million Xboxes in November. That includes 1 million in the week of Thanksgiving.
Microsoft Already Won The Battle For The Living Room When Nobody Was Looking
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A Stunning Guess At What The Apple Television Might Look Like

[credit provider=”Federico Ciccarese, Ciccarese Design” url=”http://www.ciccaresedesign.com/?page_id=334″] The speculation about an Apple television set has reached a fever pitch recently, with analysts practically tripping over themselves to predict what the product be like.It all started up again after biographer Walter Isaacson quoted Steve Jobs as saying he “finally cracked it.” (“It” […]
A Stunning Guess At What The Apple Television Might Look Like
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10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

[credit provider=”Illustration: Ellis Hamburger”] Good morning! Here’s the news: Apple will cut the price of the iPad for its Black Friday sale. Badoo, the biggest startup you’ve never heard of, now has 130 million users. 10 per cent of Spotify’s trial members end up as paying users. HP filed an […]
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
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JEFFERIES: Apple Will Begin Production Of A Television In February

[credit provider=”Fickr/Silver Marquis” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/silvermarquis/2892196040/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Apple much closer than people think to building a television says analyst Peter Misek of Jefferies:We believe retooling of the line has begun or is about to begin at the facility with February as a preliminary time frame for commercial production. This would put an iTV […]
JEFFERIES: Apple Will Begin Production Of A Television In February
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Sorry, Apple: If You Want To Reinvent TV, You’ll Have To Pony Up

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/Search.aspx?st=k&remem=x&kw=tim+cook&intv=None”] rumours have been circulating since at least 2009 that Apple was going to launch a TV service with streaming content, and in August one analyst was predicting the deals were almost done.
Sorry, Apple: If You Want To Reinvent TV, You’ll Have To Pony Up
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Siri Will Be The Killer Feature For Apple’s TV Set

[credit provider=”AP”] While everyone has been running around speculating what kind of content deals and user interface will come with Apple’s rumoured television, Nick Bilton writes in the New York Times that Siri will be the star.We’ve speculated on this before. Imagine just talking to your TV with Siri, telling […]
Siri Will Be The Killer Feature For Apple’s TV Set
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Not Enough People Are Talking About AirPlay Right Now

I’ve been reading a lot of speculation recently about what a future Apple TV might look like. Not nearly enough of these analyses have talked about AirPlay. It’s clear to me that AirPlay would be so important to the Apple TV, you might as well call it AirPlay TV.
Not Enough People Are Talking About AirPlay Right Now
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iTunes Creator Leading Apple TV Development

[credit provider=”Illustration: Ellis Hamburger”] Jeff Robbin, who worked on the iPod and Apple’s online music store and player iTunes, is now leading Apple’s stealthy integrated television project.The project is not Apple’s $99 side project set-top box but a completely new product. It was Jobs’ next major project, which prompted the […]
iTunes Creator Leading Apple TV Development
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Here’s What The Apple TV Will Be Like

[credit provider=”Illustration: Ellis Hamburger”] The drumbeat is growing: a lot of people think Apple is going to introduce a TV set in 2012. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster reiterated his call for a 2012 Apple TV, and technology grandee Jean-Louis Gassée takes a stab at figuring out what it’ll be like:
Here’s What The Apple TV Will Be Like
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Apple Just Released iTunes Match Beta To Developers

[credit provider=”Apple”] Apple released the beta version of iTunes Match, the service that lets you stream your tracks from the cloud, to developers tonight.You must have an iOS developers account, which costs $99 per year, to access iTunes Match Beta.
Apple Just Released iTunes Match Beta To Developers
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Apple Is Working On A Mysterious New Technology For Your TV

[credit provider=”Illustration: Ellis Hamburger”] Apple is developing “a new technology to deliver video to televisions, and it has been discussing whether to try to launch a subscription TV service,” says The Wall Street Journal.What does that mean? We’re not entirely sure. Unfortunately, there aren’t any more details to substantiate the […]
Apple Is Working On A Mysterious New Technology For Your TV
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If Apple Television Is Next, Then So Is A “Genius Squad,” Says UBS

[credit provider=” via Ronald Heft on Flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/cavemonkey50/1458972330/”] When (if?) Apple releases a television, it will also send its “Genius” employees out on the road to install the televisions, says UBS analyst Maynard Um in a big note this morning.Um’s note is mostly on how Apple’s market cap can […]
If Apple Television Is Next, Then So Is A “Genius Squad,” Says UBS
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Everything You Need To Know About Apple’s rumoured TV Set

[credit provider=”Illustration: Ellis Hamburger”] As we approach September and all those eagerly anticipated Holiday gadget announcements, rumours have started up again that Apple is working on its own television set.We’ve thought for a while that an Apple-branded TV was the next obvious step for the company. and thanks to some […]
Everything You Need To Know About Apple’s rumoured TV Set
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MUNSTER: An Apple Television Is Coming In 2012

[credit provider=”Illustration: Ellis Hamburger”] An Apple television is likely to be released by the end of 2012, says Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster in a new note this morning.Picking up on the increased chatter about an Apple television, Munster detailed four reasons he thinks it’s happening.
MUNSTER: An Apple Television Is Coming In 2012
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rumour: Apple Could Release A Full On Television Later This Year

[credit provider=”Illustration: Ellis Hamburger”] Apple is preparing to enter the television business, selling big screen TVs later this year, according to an anonymous former executive speaking with Jason Mick at DailyTech.The source tells Mick, “You’ll go into an Apple retail store and be able to walk out with a TV. […]
rumour: Apple Could Release A Full On Television Later This Year
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Boxee’s Latest Update Includes iPad Support

[credit provider=”Steve Kovach, The Business Insider”] Boxee is including iPad support in it’s latest update, version 1.1, the company announced.Last week, Boxee’s VP of Marketing Andrew Kippen hinted that they are adding AirPlay-like features to the iPad that will let you beam videos from your Boxee box to any other […]
Boxee’s Latest Update Includes iPad Support
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Boxee Is Making An iPad App That Will Stream Video To Your TV

[credit provider=”Steve Kovach, The Business Insider”] Boxee is working on an iPad app that will let you stream video to any device running Boxee software.It will be similar to Apple’s AirPlay for Apple TV, except content will only be streamed to Boxee devices, Andrew Kippen, the company’s VP of Marketing […]
Boxee Is Making An iPad App That Will Stream Video To Your TV
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Microsoft Just Put A Hardware Guy In Charge Of Its TV Business

[credit provider=”Microsoft”] Microsoft has put a hardware veteran in charge of its interactive TV business, suggesting that the company is working on an answer to Google TV and Apple TV.Tom Gibbons headed Microsoft Hardware — keyboards and mice, which was a small but profitable business for years — before joining […]
Microsoft Just Put A Hardware Guy In Charge Of Its TV Business
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Here’s Everything That’s New In iOS 4.3

[credit provider=”Apple”] Apple’s latest update to iOS will be released for free on March 11, the same day the iPad 2 goes on sale.All the new features of iOS 4.3 were announced today during Apple’s iPad 2 keynote.
Here’s Everything That’s New In iOS 4.3
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Apple TV Now Has MLB.TV And NBA Live Game Streaming

[credit provider=”MLB”] Good news for baseball and basketball fans: Apple TV now has MLB.TV, baseball’s live game streaming service, and NBA basketball streaming, too.MLB is now promoting the service on this page. This will require a software update for Apple TV devices, and a subscription to MLB.TV. Some Spring Training games are […]
Apple TV Now Has MLB.TV And NBA Live Game Streaming
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Here Are The Apps Planning To Make Use Of AirPlay In iOS 4.3

[credit provider=”Apple” url=”http://www.apple.com/ios/”] In Apple’s announcement for iOS 4.3 this week, we were told that apps will now be able to push audio and video content to the Apple TV using AirPlay.This opens up a lot of possibilities, especially for apps like Hulu Plus or Air Video.
Here Are The Apps Planning To Make Use Of AirPlay In iOS 4.3
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