Google’s Wireless Home Entertainment System to Compete with Apple Inc. (AAPL)?

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Google is developing a new wireless home entertainment system, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal which could compete with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The report, published on Thursday suggests that the new platform would be marketed under Google’s brand and will be based off their Android operating system, which also runs mobile phones, and parts of Chrome OS. The … Read More

Kaled AliGoogle’s Wireless Home Entertainment System to Compete with Apple Inc. (AAPL)?

Apple Releases iOS 5.1 Beta 3, Restores ‘Enable 3G’ Feature for iPhone

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On Monday, Apple released iOS 5.1 beta 3 to developers for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, adding on the previous beta versions released late last year. Apple released iOS 5.1 Beta 2 on December 12 with Build number 9B5127a. The current beta now uses build number 9B5141a. iOS 5.1 beta 3 restores a sought after feature by many users, Enable … Read More

Kaled AliApple Releases iOS 5.1 Beta 3, Restores ‘Enable 3G’ Feature for iPhone

Apple TV Hack Enables Full Screen iOS Apps on your HDTV

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The jailbreak community has always tried and been successful in giving users more options to customize their iOS device. Even as Apple tries its best to plug the security holes and bugs to get rid of ‘jailbreak’ the community continues to find new bugs and release updated tools to make jailbreaking possible. The latest hack being developed by iOS developers … Read More

Ravin MohindruApple TV Hack Enables Full Screen iOS Apps on your HDTV

Apple Television to Include A6 Chip, Coming in 3 Sizes?

Apple Television Set A6 chip

Since late last year, rumors about Apple looking to release a television set of their own to compete with other market leaders such as Sony and Vizio have been swirling on the web. On Monday, a report from Smarthouse suggested that Apple is already developing an Apple TV, its rumored television set in three different sizes ranging from 32 to … Read More

Kaled AliApple Television to Include A6 Chip, Coming in 3 Sizes?

Apple Discontinues $0.99 TV Show Rentals

Apple, after a long winding path and countless attempts has officially shut down and removed $0.99 TV show rentals from iTunes and Apple TV. In a direct statement to All Things D, Apple spokesman Tom Neumayr confirmed the removal of $0.99 TV Show Rentals, saying: iTunes customers have shown they overwhelmingly prefer buying TV shows. iTunes in the Cloud lets … Read More

Kaled AliApple Discontinues $0.99 TV Show Rentals

Apple’s iOS 5 beta 6 Now Available for Download Over-the-Air

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Today, Apple released iOS 5 beta 6, only two weeks after the company released iOS 5 beta 5. Apple usually releases 8 betas before they release the GM seed to developers that is followed by the public release which is pegged for a release later this fall. Apple is now releasing betas more and more often, hinting that the final … Read More

Kaled AliApple’s iOS 5 beta 6 Now Available for Download Over-the-Air

Apple Getting Ready to Launch New Video Streaming Service (Rumor)

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The web is abuzz this week about Apple planning a subscription based video streaming service to take on Netflix and Amazon. With that information already put, Jeffries analyst Peter Misek revealed today that Apple has already laid plans and set deals for such a service as well as iTunes Replay. As part of Apple’s roll-out of cloud video services (and … Read More

Kaled AliApple Getting Ready to Launch New Video Streaming Service (Rumor)

Peel – Personal TV Show Guide for iPhone Revolutionizes the Way You Control Your Television

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Rating: Tired of all those remotes? Peel provides an amazing universal remote control that allows you to use your iPhone’s touch screen to replace all your remotes. Not only does this device and app combo help replace the four remotes I had but it also helps remember what shows are on at a given time and help you find show … Read More

JJ McMahonPeel – Personal TV Show Guide for iPhone Revolutionizes the Way You Control Your Television

Hints of Apple TV Gaming found in iOS 4.3

Engadget are reporting that an enterprising iOS 4.3 Beta SDK snooper has found some rather interesting bits and bobs in Apple’s Beta software which tend to hint at some kind of online gaming experience coming to the Apple TV. Specifically in the latest iOS 4.3 Beta 3 Firmware, strings related to “ATVGames” and “ATVThunder”, which Engadget theorise is the codename … Read More

Stephen NorthcottHints of Apple TV Gaming found in iOS 4.3

Details Regarding Apple’s New A5 Chip for Upcoming iPhone 5 and iPad 2 Emerge

If you haven’t already heard, it seems Apple are working hard on a new custom processor for its upcoming iPhone 5 and iPad 2 devices. The A4 successor is rumored to be dual-core with faster graphics, capable of supporting a higher resolution on the company’s successful tablet device, and potentially 1080p HD support for iOS devices. The current A4 chip, … Read More

Killian BellDetails Regarding Apple’s New A5 Chip for Upcoming iPhone 5 and iPad 2 Emerge

Apple TV Sales To Hit 1 Million This Week

Apple has announced today that it expects their “hobby” TV product, the Apple TV (version 2), to have shifted 1 Million units inside this week. If any hobby project of mine sold that many units I’d be pretty happy, and perhaps even consider going pro! Apple’s new iteration of their internet TV system sold more than a quarter of a … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple TV Sales To Hit 1 Million This Week

iOS 4.2 AirPlay Feature for iOS Devices Is Magical

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Today we were finally deemed worthy of the iOS 4.2 goodness by Apple, with everyone’s favourite iOS devices getting updates. Just as importantly, at least for me, is the update pushed out to the 2nd generation Apple TV. The reason for my excitement about the Apple TV side of the equation is simple – AirPlay. Up until now, all the … Read More

Oliver HaslamiOS 4.2 AirPlay Feature for iOS Devices Is Magical

iOS applications can be installed on the new Apple TV, but can’t launch apps yet

iOS developer Steven Troughton-Smith made an interesting discovery on Monday – current iOS applications can be installed on the new Apple TV. In a tweet the inquisitive developer says that the Apple TV is indeed set up for apps and that you can actually install them with the OS in its current state: So, not only is the AppleTV set … Read More

Oliver HaslamiOS applications can be installed on the new Apple TV, but can’t launch apps yet

Apple TV iFixit teardown reveals 8GB storage, 256MB RAM

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With the second generation Apple TV starting to arrive all over the world, iFixit has done it’s usual teardown and found 8GB of storage. The chip, a Samsung K9LCG08U1M is the same toy as the one found inside the current generation iPad. Since Apple announced the the removal of the option to buy movies and TV shows, moving to a … Read More

Oliver HaslamApple TV iFixit teardown reveals 8GB storage, 256MB RAM

Jailbreak for Apple TV running iOS 4.1 could be released soon [SHAtter]

The new Apple TV has started shipping for those lucky enough to have pre-ordered one, and Apple has posted a version of iOS 4.1 for the device to its public software restore servers. Chronic Development Team member, pod2g, has been playing around with this firmware and has discovered an exploit with his ‘SHAtter’ tool that could be used as a … Read More

Killian BellJailbreak for Apple TV running iOS 4.1 could be released soon [SHAtter]