Exclusive: In a deal that only AppleInsider can deliver, we've teamed up with Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama to give away a free Apple TV to every customer who purchases a MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, non-Retina iMac, or Mac Pro bundled with AppleCare. Show More Summary
Channel 4 has given the iOS app for its streaming catch-up service a welcome update. The refreshed 4oD app will now let you AirPlay shows to Apple TV. If you’ve updated to iOS 8 and have the right cables, you can also now mirror the output on your TV via HMDI. Channel 4 added 3G/4G streaming and mobile downloads for offline viewing to the app in the summer. ? 4oD [iTunes]
Viola Davis is planning another law-related TV show, Melissa McCarthy dips her foot in the fashion world, Prince William and Kate Middleton plan a trip to the Big Apple, and more on Last Lap.
You can’t depend on retailers to tell you whether you’re really getting a good deal or not. Is $89 the cheapest that you can find an Apple TV for? Is a $199 Dyson vacuum cleaner too good to pass up? You can make sure that your deal-finding senses are finely tuned and ready for Black Friday with an interactive deal … [More]
Apple aired two new iPhone ads this week titled “Gamers” and “Reservations”. Both ads are similar to the ones Apple aired when introducing the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. The ads have been voiced over by Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake. The new TV ads highlight iOS 8 continuity feature and Apple’s A8 chip that enhances gaming on... Read More
The campaign runs despite reports that iPads and iPhones may be inoperable due to coming changes to data protection laws read more
The Amazon Fire Stick is officially available on Amazon for a dirt-cheap $40. As a diehard fan of my Roku ($159), I was unsure of what to expect from the Amazon Fire Stick. I have also tried Chromecast and Apple TV in the past, but I...Show More Summary
The previous bar for "winning the App Store lottery" was getting featured on the App Store, then it got raised to being Editor's Choice, and now it's apparently "have Apple make a TV commercial about your game." Or, at least, that's the trail the recently released Metal-powered MOBA Vainglory [Free] is on. Check it out:
We know that Apple is interested in giving the Apple TV Kinect-like motion sensing abilities — they bought the 3D motion tracking company behind the tech last year, after all — but who knows when, if ever, it will actually … Read mo...
The popular open-source video conversion tool Handbrake has been updated to version 0.10.0, incremented from 0.9.9. Long the tool of choice for converting videos to iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Apple TV formats, the latest update adds several...Show More Summary
Great Apple deals can be hard to come by on Black Friday, but here’s a nice exception:if you’re looking to get your hands on an Apple TV, Staples is having a killer deal, selling Apple’s set-top streaming media box for … Read more ›
Apple has released a couple of new 30-second iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus TV commercials, following the same theme it has used for various similar clips: The company is basically highlighting certain iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus features...Show More Summary
Apple premiered two new TV ads for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus tonight featuring the duo of Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake. The first of the two, “Reservations,” shows off iOS 8’s new Continuity features that allow users to place phone calls from any iCloud-connected device. In the ad, Timberlake uses a Mac and iPad […]
The biggest shopping day of the year is right around the corner and there are deals aplenty on Apple hardware and accessories. Prepare to save yourself some money with this handy cheat sheet to the best deals on the Apple TV, iPods and other Apple...
NFC payments might be easy, but up until now it’s fairly safe to say that they’ve never been cool in the conventional sense. Hoping to change that perspective is a new TV spot by Chase bank, which shows Apple Pay being … Read more ›
Clicking buttons on a remote is so 2013. In 2014 and beyond, gadget makers are turning their attention to voice commands and gesture controls as the preferred method of navigating on-screen interfaces and controlling the various devices in your home. Show More Summary
Ad Age reports that Chase is running its first TV ad for Apple Pay, focusing on use in small businesses, and featuring Fun lead guitarist Jack Antonoff’s side indie band Bleachers. The ad, out of creative agency Saatchi & Saatchi, features members of indie pop band Bleachers roaming Los Angeles in the hours leading up to […]
Chase is debuting their first commercial featuring Apple Pay. The ad stars indie band Bleachers, and features the group going through the day before a show, doing things like getting a haircut, eating a meal, and more, and paying for all of it with their Chase cards through Apple Pay. Show More Summary
Amazon’s Stick should be thought of as the $99 Fire TV’s younger sibling. But for $39, the stick can do almost anything the classic Fire TV can, without the higher-end specs you’d need for gaming.
According to a report on Friday, Apple's latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models are able to play back 4K video thanks to the powerful A8 system-on-chip, suggesting a future Apple TV model equipped with the same silicon would offer support for ultra high definition programming.