Boxee Box: Now With Less Bugs Thanks to Firmware Update Magic!

As Jason noted in his review, the Boxee Box was a really good local media streamer, but the software was also pretty damn buggy. Well hopefully that will change for the better now that Boxee has issued their first firmware update. Not only does it offer 30 bug fixes, it adds improvements to navigational and sorting… » 12/13/10 7:56pm 12/13/10 7:56pm

Apple Reportedly Readying 99 Cent TV Show Rentals For September 7 Event

There's been plenty of talk about a new AppleTV, but what about, y'know, the TV shows themselves? Bloomberg's reporting that Apple's working on bringing 99 cent TV rentals to iTunes, with Fox nearly locked and CBS and Disney close behind. » 8/24/10 3:31pm 8/24/10 3:31pm

Apple Might Have a Tough Time With That iTV Name

The story's been repeated before, most recently with the iPad: Apple dreams up the perfect product name, said product name is already spoken for, Apple buys/cajoles said name anyhow. But the rumored iTV may have to follow a different script. » 8/13/10 8:29am 8/13/10 8:29am

Apple's Fall Event Pegged For Mid-September, Focusing on iPods and iTVs?

Apple's yearly fall event is "definitely happening," according to AllThingsD, and mid-September is looking like an increasingly likely time for that event to happen. Reading the tea leaves, it seems like iPod Touches and AppleTVs will be the focus. » 8/11/10 4:52pm 8/11/10 4:52pm

Rumor: AppleTV Renamed iTV, Will Have Apps but No 1080p Playback

According to an Engadget source—the same one that said the next AppleTV would be a $99 unit with iPhone guts—Apple's next TV device will be rebranded iTV. And it will have apps, but it won't play 1080p video. » 8/11/10 4:12pm 8/11/10 4:12pm

i.TV iPhone App Grows a Remote Control Framework, TiVo Gives It a Whirl

The already first-rate i.TV program schedule app has a fresh trick: a universal remote control framework that could finally turn the iPhone into the ultimate all-in-one-clicker. To prove they're serious about this, they've nabbed a pretty great first partner: TiVo. » 8/17/09 11:10am 8/17/09 11:10am

Congratulations Brits, You're Getting Hulu

And by September! At least, according to the Telegraph, who says that the company is working out the terms of a deal that will open up streaming for over 3,000 hours of American content, as well as content from Channel 4 and ITV. That the Hulu content wall will come down is obviously great news, but that ITV and 4 will … » 5/21/09 9:03am 5/21/09 9:03am

The Week in iPhone Apps: Into The Deprivation Chamber

It's been a rough week. We've seen so many stock market trend graphs looking like cross-sections of the Grand Canyon, so many sad traders. Doomsday proclamations a-plenty. So a hard week calls for an escape for hard rest, and thankfully, the App Store this week is eager to provide the visual and audio accompaniments… » 10/10/08 12:50pm 10/10/08 12:50pm