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It might not be THE Apple TV that the tech world is obsessed with but there will be a refreshed Apple TV thanks to details from an FCC filing.
Sporting the model number A1469 it comes in at 4.22mm smaller …
It’s not THE apple TV but the Apple TV, you know the small black box that we can purchase just so we know what we’re talking about here. As rumour season has finally climaxed and disappeared it’s now time to speculate on what the little black box may have in store for us in the future.
In a quiet and unannounced fashion Apple has added Hulu Plus to their “hobby” Apple TV. I’ve yet to try this in the UK but performing a software update for the Apple TV then restarting Hulu Plus will magically appear.
Elgato on Monday unveiled their Game Capture, a new device intended for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 users who want to record game footage onto a Mac or PC. It costs $199.95 and will be available starting June 1st.
Spire PowerCube Review IntroThe ITX case market is a funny old beast in fact the whole iTX area is. It seems to sit as a awkward relative in the PC world trying to fit in where for the most it’s all about power and not so much efficient computing.
As most people reading this are aware the whole PC market is based on numbers, normally the bigger the better. So the iTX motherboard market sits there quietly doing it’s thing in the HTPC world getting the odd half thought out case, whereas in other sectors of the case market you are inundated with a choice of cases, styles and colours to suit pretty much every taste.
So with the market being relatively quite in the age of towers and mini towers let’s have a look at something smaller.
The race for smart TV gets more interesting, even before the release of Apple TV. Nuance, the makers of dragon dictate products and LG have announced a speech controlled TV set to be released in early May.
Essentialmac was there at the Nuance Wednesday press event hosted in London to get some idea of what Nuance have been up to the in the world of speech recognition and where they are heading. One of the most exciting announcements came in the form ofDragon TV.
Okay let’s get the 1st statement out of the way, when Steve Jobs was quoted to say in his autobiography he had solved all that is wrong with the Apple TV the answer is not Siri based.
Netflix is a popular DVD streaming site in the USA but has a downside of needing some sort of verification that you are from the good old USA. It all starts with a pre paid credit card or you can use a UK one as I found out recently.
TV tuners are plentiful ranging from cheap and cheerful USB gadgets to more expensive network-enabled devices such as the Slingbox range or Elgato’s Netstream. However, the Tizi is the first TV tuner I’ve seen that is exclusively designed for the iOS platform.