All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Apple TV’

Vizio And Google Are Making Your TV Smart With The CO-Star

Smart TVs will be all the rage sooner or later or so says the company execs who have been pushing them for the past year. Most people seem to think that it won’t really take off until Apple makes a true Apple TV, but it’s still a pretty niche market for now. Vizio is taking a shot at that niche …

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Google TV Announcement Coming At I/O This Week?

Years ago Steve Jobs called the Apple TV a “hobby.” As hobbies go, though, this one has turned out to be pretty popular. Though not one of Apple’s best-selling products, the Apple TV has made quite a respectable showing, especially since the launch of the second generation version in 2010 (the third gen, of course, came out in March alongside …

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Apple TV LCDs Headed To Foxconn Next Quarter?

Production of Apple’s long-rumored HDTV could begin as early as next quarter, according to recent reports. The television’s LCD displays are rumored to be headed to Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn from Sharp sometime during the third quarter of this year, with a release date scheduled for sometime in the fourth quarter (just in time for the 2012 holiday shopping season, …

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Apple May Be Most Profitable Company Ever In 2012

By pretty much any standard you care to look at, Apple has had an amazing year. With the exception of a few hiccups, their stock has remained consistently in the neighborhood of $575-600, with a market cap that has occasionally broken $600 billion (though it currently sits at $547 billion). With new products coming out at regular intervals, and Apple …

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Foxconn Investing In Sharp Again, Stoking iTV Rumors

Back in March we brought you news that Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry had made a $1.6 billion investment in Sharp in an effort to save the struggling company from potentially massive quarterly losses. The deal also prompted speculation about Apple’s rumored iTV. Hon Hai is the parent company of Foxconn, one of Apple’s primary manufacturing partners, and an investment …

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Apple Announcement: Apple TV Absent From WWDC 2012

Apple announcement today included a ton of cool stuff, including a brand new line of MacBooks, a host of snazzy new features in iOS 6, and the integration of Siri with certain automobiles. What it didn’t include, much to the horror of fans across the entire planet, was the iPhone 5. Another gadget that didn’t make it onto the stage …

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iOS 6, New Mac Updates On Tap At WWDC 2012 Today

It wouldn’t be much of a stretch at all to say that Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote is the most highly-anticipated keynote in a long time. Historically, Apple has used WWDC to unveil new generations of the iPhone. Last year’s delayed launch of the iPhone 4S, however, means that we won’t be seeing the next iPhone (probably “the new iPhone,” instead …

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WWDC 2012: Apple TV Getting Third-Party Apps?

Last week we brought you news that Apple might be unveiling a new Apple TV operating system during the keynote at WWDC 2012 next week. The new OS would replace the version of iOS currently running on the Apple TV, and would be the operating system that powered the much-rumored iTV. While the original rumor was light on details concerning …

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DirecTV Chairman Not Worried About Apple TV

Speculation that Apple would release their own HDTV set sooner rather than later have gotten a boost from an unlikely source. Michael White, chairman of DirecTV, predicted that Apple would be launching their own TV, but that he didn’t feel his company had anything to worry about. According to Variety, White was speaking at an investors’ conference in New York. …

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Apple Analyst Predicts What An Apple TV May Look Like

In the world of Apple, there has been an incessant rumor that the company will be releasing a high definition television. It’s pretty much a given that Apple wants to control your entire living room and the television is the last stalwart that consumers have had to go with another manufacturer on. An analyst recently gave his take on what …

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WWDC 2012: Apple To Show Off Apple TV OS Update

Apple may be preparing to show off a new update to the Apple TV that will round out the device’s feature set, according to a recent report. The new update will replace the current Apple TV’s version of iOS with the software that will be running on the iTV. Citing “a trusted source,” BGR is reporting that Apple has been …

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Foxconn Begins Apple iTV Production Trials [RUMOR]

It was recently reported by China Daily that Foxconn is investing $210 million into building a new production line in Huai’an City, China. Foxconn plants, known for various questionable practices including employing underage workers, while underpaying and likewise overcharging employees to live in on-site dorms, prompting strikes and mass-suicidal behavior. Now Chinese news site Sina reports that Foxconn is now …

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