For years we’ve been hearing rumors that Apple was preparing to release an HDTV. Industry insiders and analysts often claimed that it would be coming soon, and that it would change the way that we watched television forever. But as the years passed, and no such product was ever revealed, those rumors seemed more and […]
Back in 2007, while speaking at the All Things Digital conference, Steve Jobs famously referred to the Apple TV as a “hobby.” At the time, Apple’s ambitions were clearly focused elsewhere as the company set its sights on selling more Macintosh computers, growing its music business, and making its first foray into the mobile phone market. […]
Here’s a new development from Apple that could be a sign that the company is cooking up something new. Apple has recently acquired a startup company, Matcha.tv. The company developed a second-screen mobile app and web-based service. It basically offers a number of features to complement TV viewing. This includes comprehensive TV listings, recommendations based […]
Apple is working on a television. You know it, I know it. Everyone is speculating about how Apple will make their TV a must-have. I’ve figured it out. I know exactly how and why iTV will change television viewing forever.
It’s been a long courtship between Apple and television — longer than you may know. The truth is, Apple has pursued TV for almost two decades. Now that their wedding seems to be inevitable, let’s look back at their prior attempts to walk down the (living room) aisle.
In Walter Isaacson’s biography, Steve Jobs is famously quoted as saying that he “finally cracked” how to produce and sell a television set the Apple way. So we’re expecting something irresistibly cool, with these eight features, bare minimum.