Tag Archives: tv

Apple reportedly buys 3D body sensor company PrimeSense for $345 million

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According to a report from the Israeli Calcalist.co.il, Apple has just added another startup to its growing list of purchases: the Israel-based PrimeSense. This company produced the technology that was originally part of the Microsoft Kinect, one of the most well-known full-body sensors. This choice on Apple’s part just further contributes to the rumors about… Read More

Tim Cook Responds To iTV and iWatch Rumors At D11 Conference

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This year at the D11 conference Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, was interviewed on his views on vision of Apple and the future of innovation at the company. Tim Cook’s Stance On TV He ignores the real question about a TV project at Apple by talking about how the current Apple TV has been selling well. He then… Read More

Apple job listing looks for manager to bring “next generation features” to Apple TV

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Apple job listings have long been a source of rumor, since they require Apple to reveal publicly at least some of their future plans. Today, a job listing was found that hints at an upcoming overhaul for the Apple TV, which has not seen a major update for a couple years now. The advertised job… Read More

OUYA: A New Video Game Console Based On The Mobile Development Scene

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Today, we’re bringing you news that steps a little outside our Apple focus. Over the past couple days, a Kickstarter project has become very popular, especially in the mobile development scene. OUYA is a project that aims to bring a full fledged game console experience to the TV, that also has the open-endedness of development… Read More

Apple Releases New iPad Ad

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When a screen becomes this good, colors are more vibrant. Words are pin sharp. Everything is more brilliant. Because when a screen becomes this good, it’s simply you and the things you care about. The stunning Retina Display on the new iPad.… Read More

Apple iTV Will Be “the biggest thing in consumer electronics since the smartphone”

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Rumors have been flying for months now about Apple’s supposed upcoming device, which will take the current Apple TV a step further, turning it into a fully featured television. Analyst Gene Munster had an interview with Bloomberg recently, and he talked a bit about the next gen Apple TV. iDB: As far as the hardware… Read More

Nuance “Dragon TV” Is Similar to Rumored Siri Powered iTV

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Today, Nuance (the company which produces powerful voice recognition APIs that power products like Siri) announced the release of a new voice controlled TV, called Dragon TV. This comes at the same time that rumors that Apple will be releasing a similar product have been circulating. According to demos by Nuance, the navigation would be… Read More

iOS Apps Ported To The Apple TV In Fullscreen

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Steven Troughton-Smith and the TheMudKip have continued work on their port and have hit a new milestone. Today a video was uploaded showing that they have gotten apps to resize and display in fullscreen on the TV. They have also incorporated a menu for the apps by rewriting the springboard code.  The mod is impressive and hopefully will get a response from… Read More

Apples New iPhone 4S TV Ad Starring Santa

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Apple is usually pretty good about getting new commercials out every once and a while. This time their new commercial is starring Santa. It features him using his iPhone 4S while he is delivering presents to everyone. He asks Siri about the weather  in different parts of the world and he also asks for directions to… Read More