According to a new research note from Jeffries analyst Peter Misek, TV manufacturers are already “scrambling” to react to a television that Apple may release next year. “Based on our discussions, interestingly other TV manufacturers have begun a scrambling search to identify what iTV will be and do,” says Misek. “They hope to avoid the
The Apple TV’s price at both Amazon and Best Buy have been dropped to $89.99, which is $10 less than Apple’s standard retail price. At the same time Amazon dropped the price they added a (2010) label next to the product description, which has raised speculation that Apple might be getting ready to launch a
Vivid Entertainment, a Los Angeles adult entertainment provider, has announced a Vivid app for Google TV. The Vivid app will stream sexually explicit content to Google TV set-top devices. You certainly won’t find anything like this on Apple TV because Apple has taken a anti-porn stance for sometime now and that won’t change anytime soon.
Steve Jobs explains in this video some of the hurdles with an Apple Television. The video was filmed in July of 2010 at a D8 conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Steve states that there not much innovation in TV industry because there is not a viable go to market strategy. “The television industry fundamentally
As reported by Gigaom, CBS CEO Les Moonves revealed during a earnings call today that CBS turned down an Apple TV service that would rely on advertising revenue. When asked about CBS’s appetite for striking deals with new streaming providers that might not have the money to pay cash upfront to license its content, Moonves
Today apple released iOS 5.0.1 to developers to resolve battery issues, enable multitasking gesture for the original iPad and fix some other iOS bugs. Shortly after the release of iOS 5.0.1 a music section now appears on Apple TV for the new iTunes Match program. However, for the service to work iTunes 10.5.1 beta 2
Rumors of an iTV (Apple television) have heated up recently. An artist named Guilherme M. Schasiepen has posted some concept images of what a future Apple television might look like. The images include Siri control, iCloud, FaceTime, 3D with no glasses, iOS apps and a multitouch screen. Siri, iCloud and apps seems fairly realistic but
This is a hilarious video of Alec Baldwin on a 30 Rock episode where he has a idea similar to what Apple is rumored to be working on. Rumors have been circulating since the release of the iPhone 4S and Steve Jobs biography that Apple is planning on using Siri to simplify the interface for