10/25/2011, Yesterday we reported on rumors that an Apple TV was indeed in the works. This flurry of news surrounding a television set built by Apple seems to have stemmed from a quote from the recently released biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. The quote suggested that Steve Jobs may have finally come up with an Apple TV, and the rumor suggested that prototypes of the product were already in […]
10/24/2011, Apple has just released a couple of new updates for its Apple TV set top box and for its 15″ Mac Book Pro. For the Apple TV, the update brings the device up to version 4.4.2 and introduces some issues that are present in current version of the operating system. Folks who are already running version 4.4 or 4.4.1 are advised to reset all settings before downloading the new update.
10/24/2011, Last Friday we reported that based on a quote found in Walter Isaacson’s biography of the late Steve Jobs, it appeared as though Apple could finally be producing a television of their own, which is not to be confused with the Apple TV, but an actual television set.
10/21/2011, The official biography of Steve Jobs will be released on Monday, but a number of media outlets have already got their hands on the book and have been releasing snippets of it, bringing to light a lot of interesting details concerning Apple and Steve Jobs’ life. Well, in one section of the book, Walter Isaacson (the author) writes about a conversation he had with Steve Jobs about a product that […]
09/22/2011, If you have been following the news surrounding the wave of patent wars, you’re probably aware that just about every tech company is suing each other over patent infringements. Apple’s case against Samsung is probably the biggest headline considering that Apple has chased Samsung pretty much halfway around the world. HTC has also filed a lawsuit against Apple along with Motorola, and now it looks like another company has entered […]
08/29/2011, There are whispers going around that Apple is working on a digital TV that will feature the iOS operating system – and these whispers have been gaining traction by different sources scattered all over the Silicon Valley. It does seem to make sense for an Apple-based TV to hit the market considering how Apple wants to further expand their market, but could these thoughts actually translate into action?
08/22/2011, A while back there were rumors that Apple was planning its very own 55” OLED television while partnered with LG. Well it looks like if you were hoping to get your hands on the rumored television, LG Display’s CEO Kwon Young-Soo has come out and denied those rumors. The reason is because “Apple is still pessimistic about using OLED displays” according to sources who were involved in the matter.
08/01/2011, The second generation Apple TV has now hit version 4.3, where it will allow you to part with your hard-earned money to purchase High Definition TV shows from iTunes itself. It must be noted that each purchase made on other iOS-powered devices (such as the iPod touch or iPad and its successor) or via iTunes will also show up automatically on Apple TV, ready and raring to go. With Vimeo, […]
07/14/2011, Is RIM digging deeper into its own grave? After the recent reports of the company doing not so well in the smartphone market, and the less-than-stellar sales figures of the BlackBerry PlayBook; the latest rumors that have been floating around state that the company is looking to branch out into a new market: living room entertainment.
06/27/2011, On the official Apple Support Community forums, there have been numerous reports of users being unable to update their Apple TV set top boxes. These users keep getting error messages that prevent them from installing the latest update for Apple TV’s operating system. It is uncertain what the cause of the problem is, but it has been reported that the “higher level” staff at Apple are aware of the problem […]
06/15/2011, Prior to E3 there was a photo floating about the internet which showed the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play connected to a television with what looked like a HDMI output on the device itself, something which we all know is not available, at least to the public. Well it looks like iOS 5 may have come up with something similar, whether intentional or not. Ben Dodson who is a freelance developer […]
05/11/2011, Apple has just introduced a spanking new software update for the second-generation Apple TV, where it will bump up the software version to 4.2.2. Apple’s servers do see the update as a new build of iOS 4.3 though, where it will tote around a build number of 8F305. As with any and every new update, there will be additional changes (most of the time for the better unless something goes […]
05/09/2011, If you’ve always wondered what the big fuss about AirPlay was but you didn’t want to buy an iPhone or an iPad because you’ve already got an Android device that works perfectly, you’re in luck. The folks over at DoubleTwist have released a new version of its app that brings AirPlay support over to Android devices. In case you’re clueless about what DoubleTwist is, it is a program that describes […]
03/23/2011, Apple has just rolled out another software update 4.2.1 for its second generation Apple TV set top box, where it will fix the bug that has caused screen flickering where older high-definition TVs are concerned. It seems that the flickering issue came about after folks made the upgrade to version 4.2, although we didn’t experience such with your HDTVs. Still, to be on the safe side, you can always download […]