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APPLE CHIEF COOK HAS A “VISION” FOR TV, BUT WON’T SAY WHAT IT IS

May 29, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Apple CEO Tim Cook has clearly indicated that his company is working on revamping the television set as we know it — “There is a very grand vision,” he remarked — but just how it’s going to do that is something he’s not ready yet to reveal. At the D: All Things Digital conference in […]

IS APPLE PLANNING TO INTRODUCE AN IPAD MAXI?

May 29, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

If the size of the screen on your iPhone — or even your iPad — leaves something to be desired when it comes to watching a movie, Apple may have a solution for you in 2014. According to numerous rumors that began spreading through the Internet on Tuesday that Apple plans to introduce a 12.9-inch […]

CW NETWORK TO MAKE ALL SHOWS AVAILABLE ON APPLE TV

May 17, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Consumers who have purchased an Apple TV settop box will soon be able to connect to their favorite CW Network shows via an onscreen app. CNET quoted a CW spokesperson as saying, “We can confirm that we will have an app launching on Apple TV soon. … The app will have full episodes of our […]

REPORT: INTEL PLANNING TO UNVEIL “VIRTUAL CABLE” BOX

December 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Intel is the latest company planning to get a jump on Apple’s long-rumored Apple TV set by launching a settop box in 2013 that will combine a number of broadcast and cable channels as well as streaming video-on-demand services at a price well below what a typical cable operator charges. According to TechCrunch.com, Intel’s “virtual […]

REPORT: NO APPLE TV THIS YEAR

September 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Remember all those rumors earlier this year about how Apple was about to begin producing a “smart” TV set based on a Eureka! moment that the late Steve Jobs experienced? It’s not going to happen, at least not this year, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday. Apple, it suggested, was being stymied in its plans to […]

GOOGLE LAUNCHES PC FOR YOUR TV

May 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Google on Tuesday unveiled the latest device aimed at merging the Internet with television. Its Chromebox, manufactured by Samsung and using Google’s proprietary operating system, is expected to compete against Apple’s Mac Mini, which many consumers connect to their TV sets and use principally to record and play CDs and movies. (It can also be […]

PREVIEW LOOK AT APPLE’S COMING TV SET

May 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Apple’s much-rumored TV set will look like its Cinema Display monitor “only much larger,” the website Cult of Mac reported on Monday, citing a source who claims to have seen a prototype. The set features Apple’s Siri voice-recognition software that can be used in conjunction with an Apple iSight camera to make free telephone calls, […]

STUDY: CONSUMERS LIKELY TO LINE UP FOR APPLE TV SETS

April 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Widespread rumors that Apple will begin manufacturing a next-generation television set have hit home with U.S. consumers, with 25 percent telling a British research and marketing group that they would buy it when it becomes available; in Britain, the figure was even higher — 30 percent. For consumers who already own at least one Apple […]

WATCHING MOVIES ON APPLE’S UPCOMING TV SET: A HANDS-OFF JOB

December 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Adding to recent speculation that Apple is developing its own branded television set that would respond to voice commands, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Monday) that the company is also looking to include technology that would respond to “movements.” The newspaper, which said that Apple has been meeting with media executives at several large […]

IS APPLE ABOUT TO INTRODUCE A REMOTE-FREE TV?

October 24, 2011 by · 4 Comments 

Before his death, Steve Jobs had put into motion a new project at Apple aimed at revolutionizing the standard television set. In his biography of the Apple founder, out today (Monday), Walter Isaacson quotes Jobs as saying, “I’d like to create an integrated television set that is completely easy to use. … It would be […]

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