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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).

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 debunkedTechCrunch 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

FCC Publishes New Apple TV Dimensions: Just a Touch Smaller

FCC Publishes New Apple TV Dimensions: Just a Touch Smaller

We have a little more info about what the Apple TV 3,2 might be like—it will be smaller. Yep, we know that from FCC documents published today the device will be 93.78mm square (it’s 98mm now).

THX Releases An App to Help You Tune Your TV and Home Theater for the Best Experience

THX Releases An App to Help You Tune Your TV and Home Theater for the Best Experience

If you’ve ever wanted to make sure that your TV and home theater are tuned for the absolutely best picture and sound possible, a new free (for a week only) app from THX might just do the trick.

Apple TV Firmware for Apple TV 3,2 Hidden in Today’s Update

Apple TV Firmware for Apple TV 3,2 Hidden in Today’s Update

We’ve just taken the wraps off the new update to Apple TVs and people have already dug into the code to find firmware references to a new Apple TV model 3,2. What this means isn’t known right now…but we’ll keep our eyes peeled for updates

Apple TV Updated With Bluetooth Keyboard Support, Up Next, and iTunes in the Cloud

Apple TV Updated With Bluetooth Keyboard Support, Up Next, and iTunes in the Cloud

As you’d expect, just as iOS 6.1 drops for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, there is an Apple TV update as well. And this is a good one too because in addition to Up Next (like iTunes 11) and iTunes in the Cloud, Apple TVs now supports Bluetooth Keyboards.