Posts Tagged ‘ Apple TV ’

Apple Is Going To Wreak Havoc On The TV Industry

Feb 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Dave Winer posted some interesting thoughts at today on the current state of television: I read this piece on TechCrunch last week, in which a Samsung product manager says this about Apple and their TV. “TVs are ultimately about picture quality.” Okay. That marks Samsung as one of the pigs in an Angry Birds […]

Did Apple TV Just Stop Being Steve Jobs’ ‘Hobby’?

Dec 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Did Apple TV just stop being Steve Jobs’ ‘hobby’ and move on to being a major new business for Apple? Apple has announced that it expects sales of its new Apple TV to top one million units later this week. Not that Apple has sold a million unts – but that it expects to reach […]

Revision3 Going Where Major Networks Fear To Tread

Nov 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Video podcast network Revision3 has announced that it is taking its full line-up of more than 20 programs to the television screen. The Internet television network, which produces Tekzilla, Diggnation and other shows, is bringing its online content to multiple platforms including Google TV, Yahoo! Connected TV, Windows Media Center, AppleTV, Boxee and Roku. Revision3 has […]

Why The Internet Is Not Disrupting TV

Oct 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV

Mark Cuban shares some interesting thoughts at his blog on why the Internet is not disrupting TV: If my memory serves me right, the common thread among industries (disrupted by the Internet) is that they all sold their products ala carte. Music – By the CD Newspapers – Single Newspaper (Dallas Morning News) sold by […]

Can Google Succeed Where Apple Has Failed?

Oct 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players

Google today offered an update on Google TV – its new Internet television platform. And while Apple has been content to keep Apple TV as a “hobby”, Google is intent on making its Internet TV receiver a business. Today they announced multiple content partners for Google TV: Turner Broadcasting has been optimizing some of their […]

Five Reasons Apple iTV Will Be A Hit

Aug 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Streaming Video, Video

Apple will replace its Apple TV hobby with a new member of the iOS family, Apple iTV, according to an Engadget report. Apple iTV will be priced starting at $99 and will be similar in size and specs to the iPhone 4 (A4 CPU, 16GB of flash storage). It is expected to support a new […]

Can Google TV Succeed Where Apple TV Failed? No. Here’s Why.

May 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

The buzz of the day is Google TV – with most analysts having a Googlegasm and saying things like Louis Gray’s “While Apple Slept On Their Hobby, Google Executed” or Vince Veneziani’s “Google TV Is Now The Most Important Thing In Television”. Google TV is certainly interesting – but it’s not likely to beat Apple […]

Apple TV Sales Up 35%

Mar 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Apple TV sales are up 35% over last year, according to Apple COO Tim Cook. The company has not revealed unit sales numbers for Apple TV. And, while the 35% growth rate would be enviable for most companies, it’s a new product category and Apple has yet to hit a home run with it. “We’re […]

Boxxee Wants To Help You PWN Your Apple TV

Feb 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Tired of Apple’s “Apple TV is a hobby” attitude? Boxxee wants to help you “pwn your AppleTV” and run Boxxee – a free Internet media platform – on your Apple hardware. Here’s Boxxee’s instructions: Installing Boxee on Apple TV In order to install Boxee on the AppleTV you need to do the following: Download the […]

Apple TV Still A “Hobby”

Feb 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook, speaking today in San Francisco, explained why he believes the Apple TV is a great product, but there just isn’t a large enough market to make the hardware worth a great deal of concentration from his company. The product is a “hobby,” he said, because it doesn’t compare to […]