At the tail-end of January, the FCC proposed a radical idea: letting people use any set-top box to access subscription content.
As we reported yesterday, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software and Services, Eddy Cue, along with Senior Vice President of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi provided some interesting details about Apple’s ecosystem during the episode of The Talk Show podcast by John Gruber.
Do remember those TVs that didn’t have remotes with them; and you had to get up every time just to change the channel? Pretty annoying. But nowadays the issue is having too many remotes. So, if you have an Apple TV remote, your cable box remote, and your TV remote, that’s a lot of remotes and inputs to keep switching.
In October of 2015, CBS’s CEO, Les Moonves, was more than willing to be up-front about the possibility of reaching a deal with Apple over its TV streaming plans.
The fourth-generation Apple TV’s tvOS makes it possible to have a variety of apps, and for those who just want to get their music video watching on, Vevo is here to help out.
Apple has seeded tvOS 9.2 beta 3 to developers for testing.
Apple’s universal search feature on the Apple TV has now expanded to more sources including FXNOW, FOX NOW, and National Geographic.
Apple has sights on the TV, based on a variety of rumors over the years, and if a new report is any indication, the company flat-out refuses to give up on the idea.
Right now, set-top boxes are devices that give access to a laundry list of content providers, but red tape, subscription services, and whatever else from TV providers/networks can cause some issues for some box owners.