Once again, with the technology so obvious that developers are already creating such solutions, there is a future for the Apple TV, as a low cost console for the television that aggregates all your iTunes media, offers internet access and surfing, a full selection of HD or upscaled iPhone apps and higher capacity.
Oh, and the new Apple TV system is controlled by your iPod touch, iPhone, or future low-cost touch sensitive remote control that will ship in the box with the new product… Continue reading →
Apple’s seeming ‘hobby’ the Apple TV may be on the edge of a market explosion, reading between the lines of the latest InStat report.
The report looks at the global digital set top box market, which the analysts expect to see hit a growth spike as digital television services explode.
InStat reckons the digital set top box market has been one of the fastest growing market segments in the CE business over the past decade, and 2007 was no exception, the analyst firm explained. Continue reading →
A pair of ABI Research reports indicate that success in providing solutions for the future digital home market will be based on user interface design and broad standards support.
The push for online video and social communities in the living room has resulted in ever-increasing interest in HTML and other web-based technologies on consumer TVs, the analysts observe. Continue reading →