Steve Jobs on CNBC

Steve says the iPhone is not a new cell phone…it is a new iPod…and Apple TV is a new Mac. Cool stuff. via digg Read more…

Slingmedia’s Slingcatcher sounds alot like iTV

Engadget has posted some interesting info about Slingmedia’s latest product, which is being unveiled at CES. The device is called a SlingCatcher, and it is about half the size of a Slingbox Tuner and includes S-Video, Component, HDMI, a couple USB ports and integrated WiFi. The device also has an optional hard drive that will Read more…

HDtv at Macworld? Here’s an interesting clue…

Paul Boltin over at Valleywag noticed something very, very interesting yesterday about the teaser image that Apple has had up on the site for the last week. It’s 744 pixels wide and 420 high. Recognize that ratio? Those are the 16:9 dimensions of an HDTV screen. Is it a hint from Apple? I think so…the Read more…

iTV set to launch AFTER Macworld?

Well, it’s that time of year again, folks.  You can pretty much rule out anything but Macworld speculation between now and the big day.  Today’s bit comes from AppleInsider, who has an extensive article about what we know about Apple’s iTV so far…which isn’t much. The article speculates on what the iTV will do based Read more…

Should Apple enter the Video Game Market?

MacRumors has a follow-up post to their previous post about Apple entering the video game market.  This time they are claiming that it’s going to happen in late 2007. I can’t imagine this actually happening, and I have to call BS on these rumors.  Beyond the fact that the sources aren’t very credible (which is Read more…

WILD RUMOR ALERT – Apple & Tivo to partner for iTV?

I hesitated before posting this (and I’m probably going to regret it) but PVRblog has posted a rumor they just received (thanks to Tom for sending it to us)…and are claiming the validity of is, at best, 25%…that Apple will be licensing Tivo for iTV. I could believe that.  It might explain why we haven’t Read more…

Apple’s iTV may extend “beyond streaming video”

Apple Insider is reporting that Apple’s iTV may extend “beyond streaming video”… Apple Computer’s forthcoming iTV set-top box may include features beyond streaming content and could have an impact on video similar to what the iPod has done for music, Bear Stearns analyst Andy Neff told clients in a research note Wednesday. Neff said he Read more…

Xbox Vs. iTV – Microsoft drops a bombshell

Forget iPod Vs. Zune – the Apple/Microsoft war just officially entered the living room… From the Yahoo Biz Press Release: Microsoft Corp. has teamed up with a handful of Hollywood studios to sell TV shows and rent movies that can be downloaded through the software maker’s Xbox Live online video-game service and beamed straight onto Read more…

Apple Interactive Television Box – the iTV that wasn’t

For you digg readers out there (hi, Digg readers!) you’ve probably already seen this link to the Cynical IT Guy’s blog where he rants about how iTV came out 11 years ago…and except for the fact that he is completely wrong…I totally agree with him. After doing only a few minutes worth of researching (i.e. Read more…

Apple’s iTV Universal Remote Patent Revealed

MacNN has all the details on Apple’s patent for a universal remote that is almost sure to ship with iTV when it launches in the first quarter of 07. Here is a brief excerpt: The patent reveals that the new remote will work with a plurality of appliances which includes one or more of a Read more…