Amazon Reportedly Working on TV Settop Box for Video Streaming

2:04 PM, Apr. 24th, 2013 · · Apple TV

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Amazon is reportedly working on its own TV settop box for streaming videos under its Instant Video -branded service. Citing three unnamed sources, Bloomberg said the product is being built in Amazon's Lab126 division in Cupertino, CA, under the direction of several settop and video engineering veterans.

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The question in our mind is why the networks and studios that have met Apple's desires in this same space with such resistance have so freely licensed streaming rights to Amazon.

Apple TV Update Sports Redesigned Hulu Interface

10:10 PM, Mar. 19th, 2013 · · Apple TV

Along with iOS 6.1.3 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, Apple released Apple TV version 5.2.1 on Tuesday. The update for the streaming home media device included a redesigned Hulu Plus interface, along with several security-related patches.

Apple TV: Tips for Using Remotes

8:09 AM, Feb. 22nd, 2013 · · Apple TV

In this article, Melissa Holt will cover a few special features you can take advantage of using your Apple TV remote—jumping ahead by chapter, for example, or turning closed captioning on right from within a movie. Also, she'll go over how to set up a third-party remote to control your Apple TV. There's so much info in here, your brain may explode. (TMO is not responsible for brain explosions.)

Apple Hired OLED TV Expert from LG

6:50 PM, Feb. 8th, 2013 · · Apple TV

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Apple has hired an OLED TV expert from LG, according to a report from the OLED Association. The news is fueling fresh speculation about Apple's intentions to enter the TV market.

First iOS 6.1.1 Beta Does Not Patch evasi0n Jailbreak Exploits

11:31 AM, Feb. 7th, 2013 · · Apple TV

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The first beta build of iOS 6.1.1, released by Apple to developers Wednesday, surprisingly does not patch any of the exploits in iOS 6.1 that are required for the evasi0n jailbreak, according to a member of the jailbreak’s development team, although evasi0n users are still discouraged from updating until the team has a chance to see the final 6.1.1 build.

iOS 6.1 Jailbreak “evasi0n” Set for Release Today

5:51 AM, Feb. 4th, 2013 · · Apple TV

iOS 6.1 Jailbreak

The much-anticipated iOS 6.1 jailbreak is set for release today (Monday), according to a tweet from a member of the development team. The jailbreak will support every iDevice that can run iOS 6.1 with the lone exception of the third-generation Apple TV.