FOX Now & CNBC added to iTunes Channel Lineup

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If you’re a regular Apple TV user and frequently check the available channels listings, you may have already noticed two new apps for the streaming platform. CNBC and FOX Now have been added to the lineup,…

Apple TV gets 4 new app channels

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Apple has added 4 channels to the Apple TV lineup including ABC News (not to be confused with WatchABC), PBS Kids, AOL On, and Willow. The channels arrived in an Apple TV update yesterday, giving users…

Apple TV adds Major League Soccer & Disney XD channels to lineup

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Apple TV owners just got a couple new additions to the channel lineup. Soccer fans can now get access to the subscription-based MLS channel, providing the rest of the season’s matches going into the playoffs for…

Who Needs Another Set-Top Box?

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Does your home entertainment center really need ANOTHER set-top box? HD-Report doesn’t think so, but Amazon is rumored to be working on their own bit of hardware to add to the clutter.

iPhone 5 and Video: Apple To Release HDMI/VGA for Lightning Cable

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An Apple spokesperson has confirmed that both Lightning-to-HDMI and Lightning-to-VGA cables will be available in upcoming months for the iPhone 5 in addition to the Lightning-to-30 pin adapter already available.

New Apple TV sales to top one million

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Apple announced that it expects sales of the new Apple TV to top one million units later this week. The new Apple TV offers the simplest way to watch your favorite HD movies and TV shows,…

Networks block Google TV, so what’s next?

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Google TV launched last week on several devices including Sony Bravia TVs and Blu-ray players but networks aren’t exactly happy with the free access to their content. ABC, NBC, and CBS have blocked Google’s TV platform from…

Mac Mini lives on, packs more power

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We thought maybe the lil’ guy had reached the end of its days (it’s a big discussion every year) but Apple revealed today the Mac mini will live on. The mini packs twice the graphics performance,…

TV Everywhere Leaves VOD Nowhere

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With Comcast and Time-Warner now moving forward with video paywalls, are the cable companies doing what Hollywood and the music industry couldn’t do? Profit from the Internet… by forcing viewers to keep their cable subscriptions? That reality is coming sooner than you think.

Apple redesigns Apple TV interface, adds features

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Apple has redesigned its Apple TV user interface, launching Apple TV 3.0 which is designed to make navigation quicker and easier. Purchased and rented content can now be accessed on the main menu, and additional features…

iTunes HD gets movie titles

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Apple’s iTunes started offering a limited number of HD movies for rent or purchase yesterday. While iTunes has been offering TV shows in hi-def since Sept. ’08, the addition of movie titles has got to get…

Apple TV offers more HD downloads

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Apple TV announced new HD content in the iTunes library today. ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC shows are now all available in high definition. As expected, HD episodes are a dollar more than standard-def episodes at…

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I would like to know how Apple counts? When HDTV first came out there was 1080p as HD and 720/780p as ED. Apple TV is Enhanced Definition not High Definition. If ATV were 1080p then there…

HD DVD will have the last laugh

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Will Blu-ray prices come down as quickly as they did when HD DVD was around? No. Will consumers buy high definition Blu-ray discs at $29.99 and higher for new releases? No way. Sure you have the…

Apple TV goes High Definition

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Now you can rent HD movies from Apple for $4.99. The high definition format is apparently 720p, which is upconverted to 1080p. The sound format is Dolby Digital 5.1 surround. The download takes forever though, unless…

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