Thursday, November 22, 2018

GAME BOXES, BLU-RAY PLAYERS BRINGING ONLINE MOVIES TO TV SETS

August 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Settop boxes dedicated to bringing online content to TV sets are being shunned as most consumers have indicated that they prefer to link to Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon Prime and other video sites via Blu-ray Disc players and game consoles, according to a survey conducted by Portland, OR-based Research Into Action (RIA) and reported today […]

APPLETV GETTING AN UPGRADE

March 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

In addition to unveiling its new, higher-resolution iPad on Wednesday, Apple also disclosed that it is upgrading its AppleTV settop box so that it can produce true 1080p HDTV. More significantly perhaps, it said that users of the device will be able to sign up for Netflix’s streaming service and pay their monthly subscription fees […]

JOBS: APPLE TV IS STILL “A HOBBY”

June 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Apple chief Steve Jobs appeared to scotch persistent rumors that the company was planning to update its AppleTV settop box and go head-to-head against Google TV. Appearing at the All Things Digital conference in Palos Verdes, CA on Tuesday, Jobs said that the difficulty in marketing such a device prevents Apple from devoting much attention […]