Tag Archives: Apple TV

Hulu Senior VP of Marketing, Pete Distad, hired by Apple

With its growing media portfolio, negotiating contracts with big media companies is very important for Apple. Recently, we’ve heard rumors of the company working on negotiations with record labels for iTunes Radio, and even negotiating with cable companies to bring content to Apple TV. It has also been reported that the company struggles to negotiate…

Apple TV gets major software update: 5.3 includes Sky News, HBO Go, WatchESPN and more…

For those of you with Apple’s set-top box, you’ll be glad to know the company has just pushed through another software update. This time it’s not just some bug fixes. There’s a handful of new channels including HBO Go, Sky News, WatchESPN, Qello and Crunchy Roll. If you’re in the US, you’ll get access to all of the new offerings. But, if you’re outside…

Beta software update brings iTunes Radio to Apple TV

During Apple’s iTunes Radio announcement during WWDC, the company revealed that the new streaming music service and Pandora competitor would be coming to Apple TV via a software update soon. For users of the device, we have good news: the beta is now out, and the software brings the streaming service as well as a new Conference Room Display mode, which…

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…