Tag Archives: Apple TV

WWDC 2013 keynote live stream available on Apple TV [Update: Online too!]

WWDC opening keynotes are very rarely available to stream live, so when they are, it’s pretty major news. This year’s opening address will be available, but seemingly only to Apple TV users. Overnight, Apple quietly updated Apple TVs to include the special WWDC app, which when selected, gives the option to watch the WWDC 2013 keynote live. There’s no…

Get Plex running on Apple TV 3, no jailbreak required

Some interesting news has made its way online this morning, and that is that if you have a 3rd generation Apple TV, you can now access your Plex media center using a simple hack named ‘PlexConnect’. In essence, it allows you to run the Plex software on your Apple TV, giving you the ability to watch a huge variety of content from your local network on…

CW Network for Apple TV coming soon (with ads)

CW Network is expanding its access for users that are not necessarily cable subscribers. CW currently has apps on Xbox and other mobile devices that allow users to stream full length episodes for free and without requriing a cable subscription. The only catch is the apps are ad-supported. The company has reached an agreement to bring its app to Apple…

Apple TV Wi-Fi problems? There’s a replacement program for that…

If you have a 3rd generation Apple TV experiencing connection issues, you’ll be glad to know that Apple has kicked off a replacement program to swap out those with issues for fault-free devices. The specific issue was one whereby the Apple TV either would connect via Wi-Fi, or couldn’t maintain a stable connection. It’s not affecting everyone, but for…

Survey suggests very few people are using AirPlay

Since its introduction, AirPlay has remained a nice convenient feature of iOS. Having the ability to “beam” content from your iPad or iPhone to an Apple TV or compatible audio product is certainly not a necessity, but it is very cool. To see how many people actually made use of Apple’s proprietary DLNA technology, NPD Group surveyed a group of around…

Crazy Rumor Alert: Apple iTV with finger-worn “iRing” controller coming this year, cost between $1,500-$2,500

Yet another analyst has thrown his tuppence worth in the iTV rumor hat, along with a whole herd of unicorns. Needless to say, before you go on reading this, please have your giant-sized pinch of salt at the ready. Brian White of Topeka has supposedly been in China chatting with his sources near the Apple supply chain, delving deep in to the secrets told…