Apple Replacing 3rd Gen Apple TVs With Wi-Fi Issues

Apple Replacing 3rd Gen Apple TVs With Wi-Fi Issues

In an internal memo to retail stores, AppleCare employees and authorised resellers, Apple has acknowledged Wi-Fi connectivity issues with a “very small number” of Apple TVs, and has initiated a replacement program to replace affected units.

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Rolomotion Converts Your Apple TV into a Wii-Like Gaming Console

Rolomotion Converts Your Apple TV into a Wii-Like Gaming Console

Though Apple TV’s sales have been picking up, Apple hasn’t yet released an SDK for the platform to open it to third party developers. Instead, developers have been using the iOS SDK to pair devices with the Apple TV using AirPlay, the most notable example being Real Racing.

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Apple Updates Apple TV Software to Version 5.2.1 With Redesigned Hulu, Bug Fixes

Apple Updates Apple TV Software to Version 5.2.1 With Redesigned Hulu, Bug Fixes

Hot on the heels of releasing iOS 6.1.3 for iOS devices, Apple also released an update for the Apple TV, bumping its software version to 5.1.2. The update contains a number of security related fixes as well as a redesigned Hulu experience.

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Die-Shrunk A5 Chip in Tweaked Apple TV 3 Still Manufactured by Samsung

Die-Shrunk A5 Chip in Tweaked Apple TV 3 Still Manufactured by Samsung

A few days ago, it was revealed that the tweaked Apple TV 3 comes with an A5 chip, as opposed to the earlier expected A5X chip. The chip was considerably smaller as compared to the previous version, with the die size being reduced by a factor of 2.

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Tweaked Apple TV 3 Powered By Die-Shrunk A5 Chip

Tweaked Apple TV 3 Powered By Die-Shrunk A5 Chip

Back in January, Apple quietly released the iOS 6.1 firmware for an Apple TV device with code name J33I (the code name of the third generation Apple TV is J33).

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Third-Party Apps May Be Finally Coming To Apple TV This Fall

Third-Party Apps May Be Finally Coming To Apple TV This Fall

Shortly after rumors of an Apple TV media event in March were debunked, TechCrunch contributor MG Siegler, based on his own sources, claims that Apple’s lining up something TV related for this fall. While he doesn’t have any specifics as to whether this would be about Apple’s long rumored full-fledged television or an SDK, he believes that third party apps would be a vital part of the equation.

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Xbox Founding Engineer Says Apple TV With Third-Party Apps Could “Kill” Gaming Consoles

Xbox Founding Engineer Says Apple TV With Third-Party Apps Could “Kill” Gaming Consoles

Apple has been calling the Apple TV a “hobby” ever since it was first introduced, but what if the device had much more potential beyond accessing content (TV shows, movies, music) from the iTunes Store. Its AirPlay capabilities have already shown us that beaming games off your iOS device to your TV’s large screen is a bit like console gaming, but not many games take advantage of that.

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The Threat to Valve and Steam is Apple

The Threat to Valve and Steam is Apple

In a recent lecture at the University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell talked about the future of console and living room gaming. Valve and Steam have brought a lot of great games to Mac and PC desktops alike and Newell would like to Steam’s reach extend into the living room with a SteamBox, but only if they can launch something before Apple steps into the fray.

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Apple Updates Remote App For iOS; Includes Improvements For Stability, Search & More

Apple Updates Remote App For iOS; Includes Improvements For Stability, Search & More

Last November, Apple had released a revamped version of the Remote app for iOS with support for iTunes 11 features like Up Next.

If you are facing issues with the Remote app then you may want to update it as Apple has just released an update, which includes seveal improvements for stability, search results, rating songs and sorting podcasts.

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Apple TV Update is a stealth Upgrade With Only Internal Updates

Apple TV Update is a stealth Upgrade With Only Internal Updates

Based on the FCC report yesterday, we hoped a new version of the Apple TV (third generation) would be coming out soon. Nope. According to statements from Apple to TNW, it’s just an internal component update which triggered automatic requirements for review by the FCC.

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