Tag Archives: TV

Elgato’s EyeTV W gives you TV access on your iDevice without using any of your data – Hands On [CU Exposed 2014]

Last year at CU Exposed I checked out the EyeTV receiver for iPad and iPhone. It was great, but it had a flaw: It was 30-pin only, and thanks to Apple’s strict and expensive authorisation process, the Lightning version was delayed until the summer. This year, the EyeTV with Lightning connector was on show, and it wasn’t the model that caught my eye….

TV4 now available on Swedish Apple TV

TV4, one of Sweden’s biggest television networks has today arrived on Sweden’s Apple TV service. TV4 is to make full episodic content available for up to 7 days after its showing, with some older content to be always available. TV4 Play Premium subscribers will get access to an additional content library for a much longer time period. TV4′s…

Amazon to take on Apple TV with new set-top box in March

According to a report by Re/code, Internet retail behemoth Amazon is getting ready to launch a connected-TV set-top box that would compete with Apple TV and Roku devices. According to people familiar with Amazon’s partnering plans, the company is set to launch the new TV device in March which would preempt a reported spring Apple TV refresh. While…

Apple job listings hint at possibility of iTV

Tim Cook has said as recently as last quarter’s earnings call that Apple is expected to enter new product markets in the year 2014. That means that it shouldn’t be long before we see a new product coming out of Cupertino, right? Well, because of Cook’s statements, all the focus recently has been on the much rumored iWatch. While this may be annoying for…

Fourth Generation Apple TV shows up in iOS 7 coding

References to a fourth generation Apple TV  device have been found in iOS 7′s software build.  Deep within the coding, a reference to AppleTV4,1 has been found, alongside reference to Apple’s 2nd generation model (2010), the 3rd generation device from March 2012, and Apple’s current TV. This is pretty concrete confirmation that Apple is working on a…

Apple TV gains its own section in Apple online store

Heading on over to store.apple.com will present you with more than just some new Valentine’s Day decorations; in fact, it will show you an entirely new section in the top bar. That’s right, there are now five ”product lines” on Apple’s online store: Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod, and…wait for it…Apple TV. The Apple TV has, as Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac put it,…

Red Bull TV added to Apple TV OTA

Apple TV has received an over-the-air update today, bringing Red Bull TV to its channel line up. Red Bull TV, already available on the Red Bull TV website and its iOS app, predominantly airs actions and extreme sports, music and lifestyle programs. There is live content, but also an on-demand service, which offers both program snippets and full-length…

New Apple TV set-top box coming soon complete with App/Game Store?

Reports have surfaced today concerning the future of the Apple TV and, if they are to be believed, a new version of the set-top box is coming soon and will be complete with an App or Game Store – something Apple TV users have desired for some time. Phil Dzikiy of iLounge claims that the Apple TV will be getting “proper game support” in an update…