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Amazon streamer and Spring Apple TV tipped in Best Buy leak

Amazon streamer and Spring Apple TV tipped in Best Buy leak

Amazon's widely-anticipated set-top box and what could be a refreshed Apple TV have been tipped for a spring launch according to a leaked Best Buy document, amid speculation of a sizable push by electronics firms to cater to cord-cutters. The planogram, said to be for Best Buy's May shelf reset and passed to Zatz Not Funny!, compares the new Amazon streamer with Google's Chromecast, along with what appears to be an updated Apple TV.

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Apple TV reboot release with Time Warner Cable tipped for April

Apple TV reboot release with Time Warner Cable tipped for April

This week a set of anonymous tipsters have suggested that Apple will be bringing on their newest set-top box to the market as early as April. While we've expected a new Apple TV box to appear sooner than later, this is another push toward a more exact reveal date, with early Summer looking like a reality here with plans at the tail end of Winter.

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AllCast live: stream to Chromecast, Apple TV, Xbox One

AllCast live: stream to Chromecast, Apple TV, Xbox One

This week the app known as AllCast has gone (once again) fully live, ready for the Chromecast world first and foremost now that the Google team behind development for the device has released an official Chromecast SDK. This means software developers of all kinds can work on apps that integrate streaming abilities with the Chromecast hardware while the hardware remains up for sale by Google. The AllCast app was one of the first to take advantage of the Chromecast device's abilities before Google was technically ready to allow 3rd party app developers roll forth.

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Apple hard at work on robust content delivery network

Apple hard at work on robust content delivery network

Apple has been rumored for a while to be working on a new Apple television, not to be confused with the Apple TV set top box. The Apple TV set top box has been around for a while and a refresh of the hardware is tipped to be coming soon. Apple is reportedly working on a new infrastructure for delivering digital content to users that would benefit it in a move into the TV space.

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Apple TV and AirPort Express merged product tipped

Apple TV and AirPort Express merged product tipped

In recent times, some relatively big changes to Apple's website have taken place, moving Apple TV into a full product line with its own section, hinting at big things to come. According to word from sources that have cropped up, the next version could be a combined Apple TV and AirPort Express.

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Apple TV set-top-box reboot incoming, gaming focus tipped

Apple TV set-top-box reboot incoming, gaming focus tipped

Since the Apple TV set-top-box was first introduced, there's been little focus on gaming from the company that created it. This may be about to change now that the new generation in console gaming is coming in full steam - Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and even SteamOS and Steam Machines - and Apple is tipped to be bringing on the next edition of the Apple TV to make due.

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AllCast hits Google Play: connects to Xbox One, Roku, Apple TV

AllCast hits Google Play: connects to Xbox One, Roku, Apple TV

While the app called AllCast was originally born of the creator’s wishes to connect more media to the Google device Chromecast, it’s made a significant expansion this week. This initial full release - out of Beta, that is - works with Roku, Apple TV, Samsung Smart TVs, Panasonic Smart TVs, Xbox 360, Xbox One, DLNA renderers, Google TV, and WDTV. Notice how Chromecast isn’t on that list?

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Apple CEO Tim Cook revs rumor engine with talk of big plans

Apple CEO Tim Cook revs rumor engine with talk of big plans

Apple CEO Tim Cook has piqued fan interest and rumors once again with a characteristically vague but enticing mention of "big plans" for 2014. The mention came by way of an employee newsletter he sent to the entire Apple workforce. It was nestled near the end of a long list of accomplishments both from a product standpoint and from a corporate citizenship perspective.

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Apple TV adds four new channels

Apple TV adds four new channels

Apple TV has added four new channels, with the compact set-top box gaining more ways to watch movies in addition to broadening cable TV access from ABC. The four fresh additions include "Watch ABC", which hooks into local ABC affiliate content for those with a valid subscription, Crackle, for streaming movies and TV shows, Bloomberg, for financial news, and KORTV, for Korean-language content.

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Why Apple’s 2013 promises bigger things for 2014

Why Apple’s 2013 promises bigger things for 2014

Apple had a somewhat strong year in 2013. The company showed off the iPad Air, unveiled a new iPad mini with a Retina display, and its upcoming Mac Pro might just be the most impressive desktop the company has ever launched. And as its revenue showed during the period, customers seemed to like what the company had to offer.

But I have a bit of a different take on the last year. While Apple had a broad launch lineup in 2013, nothing beyond the Mac Pro was truly “groundbreaking.” And by the look of things, that was intentional. That’s right – 2013 is designed to be the precursor for what promises to be a major 2014.

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SlickWraps Apple TV remote glow in the dark skins make the remote easy to find

SlickWraps Apple TV remote glow in the dark skins make the remote easy to find

If you like to watch TV in the dark, you have probably lost you remote more than a few times and had trouble finding it again. I know it seems like every time the remote slips off the arm of my couch, it ends up as far under the couch as it can go. It's even easier to lose smaller remote controls like the one that comes with the Apple TV.

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Apple TV software update brings on PBS and Yahoo Screen

Apple TV software update brings on PBS and Yahoo Screen

A software update is headed to Apple TV this week with both Yahoo Screen (similar to the iOS experience) and availability of a new PBS app to boot. This update allows users to attain PBS content as well as Yahoo video content where such features were limited - if available at all - through alternate means.

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