Yet Another Way to Get a Super-Cheap Web TV Box

What’s that? You say you’re intrigued by the notion of a Web TV box, but $35 for a Google Chromecast is too rich for your blood? Here you go – if you live in the U.K.: Satellite TV service BSkyB has rolled out a Web TV box for 9.99. That works out to about $15, … Continue reading

Google Suggests Web-TV Thingies You Can Buy Instead of Google’s Sold-Out Chromecast

Google has not only sold out of Netflix giveaways to bundle with its Chromecast device, but it doesn’t have any Chromecasts to sell right now, period. If you place an order on Google’s site, you’ll be told there is a two- to three-week wait before one will ship. As a helpful AllThingsD reader points out, … Continue reading

Gillmor Gang: Christmas in July

The Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor – celebrate Google’s gift to StreamTV. ChromeCast is cheap, small, simple, and extensible, just in time to kickoff the run up to Apple’s big move to the Big Screen. It’s a win-win for everybody involved, except maybe Microsoft and its XBox offering. … Continue reading

Is Apple Dumping Big Screen Television Plans in Favor of a Revamped of its Set-Top Box?

Rumors that Apple would someday launch a branded television set date back to 2011. At the time, unnamed suppliers were claiming knowledge of 32-inch screens and analysts were predicting a release date of 2013. Word on the street was that Apple was meeting with TV executives to work out deals for content. By December of … Continue reading

Reports: Apple Close to Adding Live Time Warner Cable Service to Apple TV

As we’ve heard for the past month, Apple and Time Warner Cable are close to inking a deal that would bring a TWC app to the Apple TV’s homescreen – for the first time bringing live TV broadcasts to the device. But some recent reports are bringing things into sharper focus, giving us some more … Continue reading

Apple TV 2 – Latest iPSW 4.3 (8F455) + MainMenuSlideShow How to

Today Apple Launched there latest version of software for Apple TV 2, The 8F455 Please Do NOT UPDATE since there is no Jailbreak out for it, and if you have …Video Rating: 4 / 5

Apple TV Bulks Up Again, With New Apps From Disney, Weather Channel, Vevo

Apple’s TV hobby continues to expand in scope: Apple has added five more apps to its Web TV box, from providers including Disney, the Weather Channel and Vevo. Some of the apps are free, and offer on-demand programming to anyone with an Internet connection. Two apps from Disney – Disney Channel and Disney XD – … Continue reading

Piper Jaffray’s Munster: No, really, Apple HDTV with new remote coming this year

“Speaking with Bloomberg today about Apple’s upcoming earnings call, Piper Jaffray’s Apple analyst Gene Munster said his most recent checks with suppliers in Asia and industry sources indicate Apple is moving to release a full-fledged television this year with a new remote,” Jordan Kahn reports for 9to5Mac. “Munster is expecting the Apple TV set to … Continue reading