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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 […]

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 […]

APPLE TO UNVEIL ITS ANSWER TO ULTRAVIOLET

October 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

As most of the major studios get set to launch a “cloud” service called “Ultraviolet” that would allow anyone purchasing a DVD movie to access it via any Internet connection afterwards, reports have emerged that Apple is planning a similar service linked to its iTunes store. With its new iOS5 released on Wednesday, Apple began […]

APPLE’S PLANS FOR ITUNES REPLAY STYMIED BY STUDIOS

August 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

On the surface, Apple’s concept for what it calls iTunes Replay seems uncomplicated and reasonable enough: buy a digital copy of a movie from the iTunes Store and watch it anytime, anywhere, on any device capable of downloading or streaming it. The movie would be stored permanently in its upcoming iCloud service. But, as with […]

JOBS UNVEILS ICLOUD — VIDEO ABSENT

June 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Apple chief Steve Jobs on Monday unveiled the iCloud, a storage system that allows users to store music, photos, applications, documents and just about everything else they would normally keep on their computers or mobile devices in a so-called online digital locker instead. Users will then be able to access all content on any of […]