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Apple Brings 1080p High Definition to New Apple TV

New Apple TV Features iTunes Movies and TV Shows, Netflix, Photos & More in HD SAN FRANCISCO—March 7, 2012—Apple® today announced the new Apple TV® featuring 1080p programming including iTunes® movies and TV shows, Netflix, Vimeo, photos and more in HD. With iTunes in the Cloud, customers can purchase and play their favorite movies and […]

Thoughts on the Apple TV

The new Apple TV arrived yesterday, much to my surprise. I was able to set it up and test and give it a go. Here are my initial impressions. The new Apple TV is much like the older version of the Apple TV. The interface is similar an it works as expected. The big caveat […]

Apple Premieres New Apple TV for Breakthrough Price of $99

Rent Commercial Free HD TV Episodes for Just 99 Cents SAN FRANCISCO—September 1, 2010—Apple® today announced the new Apple TV® which offers the simplest way to watch your favorite HD movies and TV shows on your HD TV for the breakthrough price of just $99. Apple TV users can choose from the largest online selection […]

Apple to Provide Live Video Streaming of September 1 Event

What: Live video stream of Apple’s September 1 event When: Wednesday, September 1, 2010, 10:00 a.m. PDT Where: www.apple.com Live Video Streaming Apple® will broadcast its September 1 event online using Apple’s industry-leading HTTP Live Streaming, which is based on open standards. Viewing requires either a Mac® running Safari® on Mac OS® X version 10.6 […]

New Apple TV?

There have been many rumors of an new or updated Apple TV to be announced tomorrow at Apple’s media event. There are several things to consider leading up to the event. Geeky make has make many posts about getting rid of traditional TV and switching to an IP bases model. There are two things to […]

Apple Introduces Apple TV 3.0 Software With Redesigned User Interface

Enjoy iTunes Extras, iTunes LP & Genius Mixes on Your HD TV CUPERTINO, California—October 29, 2009—Apple® today introduced new Apple TV® 3.0 software featuring a redesigned main menu that makes navigating your favorite content simpler and faster, and makes enjoying the largest selection of on-demand HD movie rentals and purchases, HD TV shows, music and […]

Apple to Release AppleTV 3.0 Today?

The iTunes store wants using to agree to a new terms and conditions policy. Listed in the changes a 2 items, the ability to use iTunes LPs and iTunes Extras on Apple TV with software version 3.0 or higher. And they have clarified how and when film rentals can be moved between devices. “Apple TV […]

Cutting the Cable – Part 2

It’s been a while since I talked about cutting the cable. Well the fall prime time season has started, so I thought it was time for an update on how the TV viewing has been going. So far I have not missed a show, and I’ve been enjoying my new methods of acquisition. Will minimal […]

Cutting the Cable

In late 2005 I purchased my first HDTV. Since then I’ve become somewhat obsessed with the quality of HDTV and the incredible content that is now available to consume. I work in the film/video industry, so this technology is something that I deal with in some form on a daily basis. This also means that […]

Movie Fans Can Buy & Rent Films in High Definition on the iTunes Store

Box Office Favorites Including “Quantum of Solace” & “Twilight” Available in Stunning HD CUPERTINO, California—March 19, 2009—Apple® today announced that iTunes® customers can purchase and rent box office favorites including “Quantum of Solace” and “Twilight” in stunning HD on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com). Starting today, movie fans can purchase box office blockbusters for download in […]