Apple TV

  • Apple’s next big thing is already here – and it’s about to get even bigger

    Amid Apple’s strong fiscal second-quarter results and continued promise of new products and services, was the burgeoning growth of Apple TV, Apple’s $99 set-top box that’s rapidly changing industries and causing competitors to pick their heads up and take notice. On Wednesday night’s earnings call,…

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    • The 5 most important takeaways from Apple’s Q2 earnings report

      Apple stunned Wall Street on Wednesday when it posted fiscal second-quarter earnings that absolutely crushed analysts’ estimates. The company reported a net profit of $10.2 billion — a second-quarter record — thanks to surprisingly strong iPhone sales, and revenue in the quarter totaled $45.6…

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        • HBO content will stream on Amazon. Which shows are included? (+video)

          'Game of Thrones' breaks HBO GO. Netflix prices to rise for new customers (+video) HBO will allow Amazon to stream select content from the premium cable service to its Prime customers beginning next month, under a multiyear licensing agreement.

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          • No, Aereo Won't Create the Perfect TV

            While many feel the online TV service Aereo would shake up the moribund broadcast industry, it's more likely that if the company wins its case at the Supreme Court, consumers would face an even more fragmented TV landscape. The rise of online TV has made progress in the direction of true…

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            • Tim Cook says Apple is 'closer than it's ever been' to new product category

              Apple is "closer than it’s ever been" to entering into a new product category, company CEO Tim Cook tells The Wall Street Journal. Apple has been regularly promising to enter into a new product category for some time now, with Cook perennially reiterating that it would happen this year. Now, in a…

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              • The Biggest Myths About Cutting the Cable Cord

                If the headlines are to be believed, consumers are abandoning traditional TV subscriptions in droves, embracing ever-easier-to-use streaming gadgets and apps, and watching their favorite shows mere minutes after they hit the usual airwaves. But the truth is actually a lot more complicated. This…

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                • Apple Earnings: Has The iPhone Maker Got Its Mojo Back?

                  Apple's quarter came in well ahead of expectations on strong overall revenues and iPhone sales. With the company forecasting modestly higher earnings in the coming quarter and expectations that the iPhone 6 could be a blockbuster come September, Apple's stock soared to levels not seen since the end…

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                  • Recap: Apple Reports Profit Increase

                    Apple reported quarterly earnings after the close of trading today. We're live-blogging the conference call.

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                      • YouTube App Comes to More Roku Set-Top Boxes

                        Roku is recognized as the set-top box with the most online video content (now about 1,500 channels). But until today most of its devices were missing one of the world's biggest video providers, YouTube, which was available only on the Roku 3 and Roku streaming stick. Now the firehose of video —…

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                        • Apple Inc. Q2 Earnings Review: Four Key Takeaways

                          Apple is back on top in the smartphone wars.

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                          • LG releases open source Connect SDK, wants every TV to behave like Chromecast

                            Mobile app developers just got a bit of a break when it comes to bringing their content to the TV screen, courtesy of LG: The consumer electronics maker released an open source Connect SDK Thursday that helps developers cast media to a wide variety of connected devices, ranging from LG’s own TV…

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                            • iOS 7.1.1 Finally Released By Apple: How To Install Vital Bug-Fixes And Security Updates

                              Apple has finally released the much awaited (and badly needed) iOS 7.1.1 update which includes a number of vital bug-fixes and security updates. The fixes

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                              • Roku Streaming Stick (HDMI Version) Review - IGN

                                Between set-top boxes, video game consoles, Blu-ray players, and smartphones, devices that can stream video and audio content from the web to your television are a dime a dozen. Amazon's new Fire TV puts an extra effort into gaming, Apple TV provides an easy way to tap into the company's ecosystem,…

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                                • Move over Xbox Kinect, Siri might be coming to Apple TV

                                  The days of futzing with television remotes are slowly coming to a close as Siri may be joining the ranks of personal assistants to change your channel. Code in Apple’s iOS 7.1 software suggests the company is at least considering voice support for the set-top box. Spotted by 9to5 Mac, the code…

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                                    • Daily Roundup: Samsung's love of plastic, Siri for Apple TV and more!

                                      You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Defiantly plastic: designing the Galaxy S5 Many of you might be wondering…

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                                      • Next Apple TV will come with Siri voice assistant, report says

                                        That may mean that Apple will compete against the new $99 Amazon Fire TV for customers on the high-end of the video-streaming market. The Amazon Fire TV was announced and released earlier this month. But unlike many of its rivals, the Fire TV also comes with voice search and the ability to play…

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                                        • Siri For Apple TV Seems Likelier Than Ever

                                          The Amazon Fire TV may not be the only streaming TV with voice search. Several reports have long suggested that Apple is gearing up to release a brand new TV with new features, including possibly access to some sort of cable TV content following an agreement with Comcast. Today, however, new…

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                                          • iOS code update indicates Siri will be added to Apple TV

                                            Detailed within a post on Apple enthusiast site 9to5Mac, a new addition to the code within the iOS 7.1 software development kit means that Siri voice control will be headed to a new version of the Apple TV set-top box. Basically requiring a microphone built into the remote control, the voice…

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                                            • iPhones and profits up, iPads down for Apple in Q2 of 2014 [Updated]

                                              The growing maturity of the smartphone and tablet markets was readily apparent in Apple's financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2014, which runs from the beginning of January to the end of March. Even though it sold a few more iPhones than it did in the second quarter of 2013, it…

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                                              • Apple Has Sold 20 Million Apple TV Set-Tops to Date: CEO

                                                Apple has now sold about 20 million $99 Apple TV devices — and CEO Tim Cook is confident that the project he once dubbed a “hobby” is a solid competitor to other offerings in the market, including Amazon’s Fire TV. With 20 million Apple TVs, “We’ve got a pretty large installed base there,” Cook…

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