Nokia teases a new product for launch today, could be an Apple TV-like digital player or set top box

By on November 18, 2014 at 12:01 AM.

Nokia teases a new product for launch today, could be an Apple TV-like digital player or set top box

The Finnish technology giant Nokia has just teased a new product lineup it promises to announce today. The tweet shows a black box that appears to be a set-top box and has a striking resemblance with Apple TV. Regardless of whether the product is a box, or comes in that teased box, Nokia is getting back to the hardware business for the first time after selling many parts of the company in a multi-billion dollar deal with Microsoft. More →

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‘Apple Events’ channel is now live on Apple TV hours ahead of the iPad and iMac event

By on October 16, 2014 at 4:47 PM.

‘Apple Events’ channel is now live on Apple TV hours ahead of the iPad and iMac event

There are still a few hours for Apple’s event where it is expected to unveil new iPads and iMacs. With the event set to kick off at 10:30PM IST, the ‘Apple Events’ channel on Apple TV has gone live, 9To5Mac reports. More →
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Is Apple about to unveil a smart home platform at the WWDC next week?

By on May 27, 2014 at 11:36 AM.

Is Apple about to unveil a smart home platform at the WWDC next week?

The Financial Times claims that when Apple's World Wide Developers Conference gets underway on June 2, the big reveal won't be a smartwatch or a 12.9-inch tablet, but a new initiative that puts the iPhone at the heart of the connected home. There are already a number of ‘smart' products, from lights to door locks and even security systems that can all be controlled remotely by launching a dedicated app. More →
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Apple TV getting ready for prime time

By on April 24, 2014 at 4:26 PM.

Apple TV getting ready for prime time

The next-generation miniature set-top-box, which could be unveiled as early as this June, looks set to feature Siri-like voice commands and games console features and is set to become a serious Apple product in its own right. The hockey-puck-sized device that plugs into the back of a television set and connects to the internet, launches dedicated apps and enables the streaming of content from other Apple products, be they Macs, iPhones or iPads, has until now been described as just an interesting hobby by the company. But all of that is set to change. In its latest earnings call on Wednesday, Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, revealed that to date, 20 million Apple TVs have been sold and that it is becoming a key source of revenue, so much so that the company is no longer calling it a hobby. More →
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Apple is reportedly testing 65-inch TV

By on April 7, 2014 at 5:15 PM.

Apple is reportedly testing 65-inch TV

Sources in South Korea claim that the technology company Apple is working with suppliers on a giant OLED screen and the finished device is expected to go into production in 2015. Or so claims the The Korea Herald in a piece published Sunday that doesn't name the local manufacturer involved in the project but does quote Lee Seung-woo, an analyst at Seoul-based IBK Securities, who said: "The company is making 65-inch organic light-emitting diode sample panels for Apple's iTV in collaboration with Apple. However, it is not certain whether Apple will use it for the mass production of its long-rumored iTV as it is still running tests." More →
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Google Android TV leaked; to take on Apple TV, Amazon’s Fire TV in race to conquer the living room

By on April 6, 2014 at 7:41 AM.

Google Android TV leaked; to take on Apple TV, Amazon’s Fire TV in race to conquer the living room

Google is reportedly working on Android TV, which would take over from the company's failed Google TV initiative. The Verge has some documents in its possession that show how Google plans to take on Apple TV and Amazon's just-announced Fire TV with a similar set top box product. More →
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Apple buys Matcha.TV: WSJ

By on August 14, 2013 at 12:00 PM.

Apple buys Matcha.TV: WSJ

Apple has bought a start-up called Matcha.TV according to the Wall Street Journal. Apple has also confirmed this to the Journal in its own cryptic manner stating that it buys companies from time to time without revealing what it's going to do with it. Matcha.TV will help Apple reinvent the TV experience. More →
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Apple iPhone 5S predicted to be launched on September 20

By on July 1, 2013 at 8:57 AM.

Apple iPhone 5S predicted to be launched on September 20

Apple’s much hyped iPhone 5S is predicted to be unveiled on September 20, which would be two days after the prediction predicts Apple would launch iOS 7, which is September 18. International Business Times' technology editor Dave Smith has applied some interesting math and noted the pattern of last few releases by Apple. On the basis of these and knowing that how conscious Apple is about such things, he is predicting that the iPhone maker is most likely to follow the same pattern for the unveiling of its next model of products as well. More →
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Samsung HomeSync hub launched, features Android Jelly Bean and 1TB memory

By on February 25, 2013 at 2:23 PM.

Samsung HomeSync hub launched, features Android Jelly Bean and 1TB memory

Samsung has launched its Android based smart TV box named HomeSync at the MWC. With this launch, Samsung seems to hit the market to compete with its ardent foe Apple which makes the diminuative Apple TV. Samsung HomeSync is similar to various Android run TV hubs which provide smart TV experiences while enabling users to make use of Android features as well, though what sets it apart is that it comes with a massive storage space of 1TB and can be used with Galaxy smartphones as well. More →
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