Apple posts AppleTV Guided Tour

After I managed to regain consciousness from my over-the-counter cold/allergy/sinus drug induced semi-coma, I noticed a new guided tour on Apple’s official site. This time it’s a guided tour for the new features of the all-new AppleTV. You can click here to take a look at it. REMINDER – to those of you that have Read more…

Some facts about HD in iTunes

Well we finally got HD in iTunes today, but there are a few catches. 1. 720p Only – It’s HD, but it’s not 1080p, just in case some of your were wondering. Of course the video should still look significantly better than its SD counterpart, but just keep in mind that’ it’s not technically “full Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 172 – AppleTV a winner…sort of…and more

Apple TV is tops in an unsuccessful market, free iPhone ringtones and more! You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can listen to the episode right here: right here In addition to that, you can also download the Apple Gazette Daily Widget and listen to every episode of the show right Read more…

Want a “Market Research” and AppleTV Rant 2 in 1? YOU GOT IT!

Forrest Research, who seem to be riding that “Apple headline high” that most of these research groups go through from time to time, is back again telling us all how much of a failure the AppleTV is. They have number estimates, and blah, blah, blah… Does this “research group” crap get under your skin as Read more…

Indie filmmaker uses AppleTV to show his film in theaters

Just yesterday I asked if Apple had forgotten the AppleTV, and low and behold, I read this article about an indy filmmaker who saved thousands of dollars by using an AppleTV to show his film in local theaters. While I can’t imagine a movie I’d like to see less in the world than something labeled Read more…

Has Apple forgotten about the AppleTV?

I have a lot of Apple devices in the house. Several iPods, a few iPhones, and a desktop and notebook Mac. Each of them has been recently updated by Apple in one way or another…be it bug fixes or even a brand new OS. All of them…except that one, thin (extremely warm) little box that Read more…

SPECULATION: What If the AppleTV became a DVR to spite NBC?

This IS NOT speculation on what we’ll see on Sept. 5th. This weekend I was thinking about the NBC vs. Apple thing, after explaining it to relatives, and a thought occurred to me… There has been long standing rumor and speculation that Apple would turn the AppleTV into a DVR. At the time, that never Read more…

Apple Responds to NBC: By DROPPING the new Fall Season of NBC Shows!!!

Apple has just issued the following press release: Apple® today announced that it will not be selling NBC television shows for the upcoming television season on its online iTunes® Store (www.itunes.com). The move follows NBC’s decision to not renew its agreement with iTunes after Apple declined to pay more than double the wholesale price for Read more…

Opinion: NBC pulling its content from iTunes? – YEAH RIGHT!

Sometimes big corporations act like Junior High kids. NBC decided to act that way today by not only threatening to “take their ball and go home” if they didn’t get their way, but they also leaked their story to the New York Times, much like a child spreading a rumor on the playground. The reason Read more…

Netflix coming to Mac in 2008

Steve, the developer of Netflix’s download service, gave Gizmodo some explanations about the selection of movies on the service, the reason for a lack of Mac support and so on… Basically Mac support is coming in 2008, and isn’t already here because Apple doesn’t license its DRM. (Of course, if you have Parallels or Fusion, Read more…