Posts Tagged ‘ Apple TV ’

Why Are People So Hyped About The Apple Tablet?

Jan 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, General, Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players

Steve Rubel wants to know what’s up with all they hype about the rumored Apple iPad computer. He speculates that We’re Bored and Out of Shiny Objects: For the last several months there’s been a ton of interest in the mythical Apple tablet. Just how much? Since July Google searches for the words Apple and […]



Apple Opens iTunes LP & iTunes Extras

Nov 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music, General, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcast Distribution

Apple has opened up iTunes LP and iTunes Extras, publishing Templates, Best Practices and a Development Guide so that anyone has the capability to create interactive content that can be played back in iTunes 9 or on Apple TV. iTunes LP lets you create digital albums that include links to listen to album songs and […]



Will New Boxee Box Beat Apple TV?

Nov 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Open source media platform Boxee has announced plans to partner with consumer electronics manufacturers to create a Boxee Box platform – an open Internet video hardware set top box. Here’s the text of their announcement: We launched our public alpha for Mac/Linux in January at CES. During the show we met with several device manufactures […]



Update Your Apple TV Now To Avoid Losing Your Media

Nov 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Video

Apple is warning that you should update your Apple TV asap to avoid losing your media: There is an issue with Apple TV software version 3.0 that can possibly cause your content to disappear after a period of time. All customers running Apple TV software version 3.0 should immediately restart their Apple TV and then […]



Vaporware Rumor Would Turn Apple TV Into Cable Box

Nov 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

MediaMemo reports today that Apple is allegedly talking to the TV networks to round up support fr a monthly subscription service that would deliver TV programs via iTunes: Apple (AAPL) isn’t tying the proposed service to a specific piece of hardware, like its underwhelming Apple TV box or its long-rumored tablet/slate device. Instead, the company […]



Apple TV 3.0 Out, But Not The Update You’ve Been Waiting For

Oct 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Podcasting Hardware, Video, Video Podcasts

Apple today introduced new Apple TV 3.0 software, featuring a redesigned main menu, support for iTunes Extras and iTunes LP, as well as support for listening to Genius Mixes and Internet radio. While it’s great to see Apple finally update Apple TV, anyone looking for the platform to open up, add an app store or […]



Apple TV Gets Life Support Update

Jun 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Apple has quietly updated the software for Apple TV to version 2.4. Here’s what’s new in this version: Refer the table below for Apple TV Software Update 2.4 features: Remote app directional control – Control your Apple TV with simple finger gestures via the Remote app. This feature requires Remote 1.3 running on an iPhone […]



Boxee Taking Lead As Internet TV Platform

Jun 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Your living room television is the next new platform for developers. And, while Apple is squandering its Apple TV lead by treating Internet television as a “hobby”, Boxee is opening the platform up to developers, offering an API and kicking off a developer challenge. Boxee’s move is resulting in an explosion of content on the […]



Holophone Intros World’s First Full Podcast In 5.1 Sound

Apr 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Surroud sound recording company Holophone has introduced Holophone TV 5.1 (iTunes link), the world’s first full 5.1 video podcast series, according to the company. Holophone TV 5.1′s podcasts present a variety of surround content – from music recordings to fireworks to motocross events. The Canadian company also has plans to showcase local Canadian recording artists […]



Boxee Update Brings Back Hulu, Adds App Store

Mar 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Boxee has released an update that brings back Hulu support, but in limited way, and has added an app store, something we’ve been calling on Apple to do with it’s Apple TV for a long time. Boxee is an open source “social media center”, designed to be a platform for Internet television. Here are the […]