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Apple TV Launches Watchup Video-News App
/ January 29, 2016 10:22 am
Apple TV Launches Watchup Video-News App

Variety reports "Apple TV users now have access to free, personalized newscasts from Watchup, a startup that aggregates content from 160 partners including CNN, Fox News Channel, CBS News and Tribune Media.". Read More

Reuters TV plots expansion after dropping paywall
/ November 12, 2015 11:16 am
Reuters TV plots expansion after dropping paywall

Digiday reports "Two months after giving up on its pay model, Reuters TV is going for scale with its personalized video app. To that end, Reuters TV is going to start showing up in a lot more places. When the service launched in February, it was only available on the iPhone and iPad. Last week, it arrived on Apple TV. A Web-app version will come out next week and will expand to Android by early next year, and to Chromecast, Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Xbox by the middle of 2016.". Read More

Apple TV, Meet Xbox: How Microsoft Has Repositioned its Game Console
/ October 30, 2015 1:16 pm
Apple TV, Meet Xbox: How Microsoft Has Repositioned its Game Console

Variety reports "With that, Apple is more directly competing with Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s Playstation. Apple TVisn’t quite as powerful as these devices, but that may not matter to users who are just looking for the occasional distraction between their Netflix binge-watching sessions. Which is why it is so interesting to see how the incumbents are positioning their devices these days.". Read More

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Amazon Removes All Apple TV, Chromecast Listings From Its Website
/ October 30, 2015 12:23 pm
Amazon Removes All Apple TV, Chromecast Listings From Its Website

Variety reports "Amazon told resellers earlier this month that it was going to discontinue the sale of both Apple TV and Chromecast by the end of October. The company confirmed the decision to stop selling both devices when contacted by Variety, sending a statement that read in part: “It’s important that the streaming media players we sell interact well with Prime Video in order to avoid customer confusion.”. Read More

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NBC App Launches on Xbox One and Apple TV, Fire TV and Chromecast Up Next
/ October 21, 2015 11:27 am
NBC App Launches on Xbox One and Apple TV, Fire TV and Chromecast Up Next

Variety reports "NBC is bringing its smart TV experience to additional devices: The NBC app launched on Microsoft’s Xbox One as well as on legacy Apple TVs Tuesday, and the network is working on bringing the app to Amazon’s Fire TV and Google’s Chromecast next.". Read More

Apple still doesn’t have a streaming deal with the top TV network
/ October 14, 2015 12:57 pm
Apple still doesn’t have a streaming deal with the top TV network

The Verge reports "Moonves has been pretty open about CBS's dealings with Apple, saying back in May that the two parties were in an "ongoing conversation." While Apple typically keeps its partners as quiet as possible about future plans, there's only so much it can do about the CEO of a partner it badly needs to get on board.". Read More

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New Chromecast dongles take on games and music
/ September 30, 2015 9:16 am
New Chromecast dongles take on games and music

Wired reports "The new Chromecast for video streaming is a substantial upgrade on the original and will bring the streaming device up to speed with the likes of the Apple TV and Amazon's new Fire TV. Google first launched its original Chromecast two years ago and claims to have sold more than 20 million of the HDMI dongles.". Read More

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