Apple admits to major security flaws

Technology giant Apple has confirmed all iPhones, iPads, Mac computers, and even its Apple TV set-top box had been vulnerable to snooping by hackers as part of two widespread computer chip flaws revealed this week.

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FCC Wants More Choice, Competition for TV Set-Top Boxes

The Federal Communications Commission wants to shake up the cable set-top box market with a move that would give consumers more choices and boost access to online video.

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Amazon yanks Apple TV and Chromecast from digital shelves

Article Image Making good on promises to halt sales of set-top streaming devices competing with its own Fire TV lineup, Amazon on Thursday removed all Apple TV and Google Chromecast products from its online store.

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Valve's $50 Steam Link streams games from Mac OS X to an HDTV

Article Image Valve is now accepting preorders for the upcoming Steam Link hardware accessory, a $50 set-top box that will stream 1080p gameplay from a nearby computer, including a Mac running Yosemite or later.

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Siri on Apple TV will be restricted to just 8 of 80 launch countries, apps limited to 200MB

When Apple announced its fourth-generation set-top box on Wednesday, the company put Siri front and center while proudly proclaiming that the new Apple TV would launch in 80 countries –?but the erstwhile voice recognition system will come to just eight.

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Apple unveils iPad Pro, new iPhones, revamps Apple TV

Apple unveiled its largest-ever iPad, upgraded iPhones and a new Apple TV set-top box at a glitzy event in San Francisco’s  Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Wednesday.

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Updated Apple TV hardware not coming to WWDC 2015, report says

Despite widespread rumors pointing to the contrary, a new Apple TV set-top will not premiere at next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, a report said on Wednesday.



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'CBS Sports' & 'USA Now' channels come to Apple TV

Apple continues to gradually expand the channel options available on its Apple TV set-top box, with both “CBS Sports” and “USA Now” automatically arriving on second- and third-generation devices on Tuesday.



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Apple TV Won't Go Out on 4K Limb


The fourth generation of the Apple TV set-top box won’t support 4K video when it arrives later this year, according to a Monday report on Buzzfeed News, which cited unnamed sources in a position to know. This is a bit of a surprise, given that the third-generation Apple TV incorporated the higher-resolution 1080p video standard and included HDMI-video outputs, ensuring that the set-top box was fully compatible with the highest-resolution TVs available at the time.

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Next-gen Apple TV will not initially support 4K streaming, report says

Industry watchers expect Apple to release a next-generation Apple TV set-top streamer later this year with a slew of upgrades, but the device might not support 4K high-definition content as some anticipated, according to a report published on Sunday.



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Apple to reveal new Apple TV with App Store, Siri & A8 CPU at WWDC in June – report

Apple is reportedly set to take the wraps off of a brand new Apple TV set-top box, featuring Siri integration and support for a native App Store, at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference this June, according to a new report.



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Netflix's Very Big Deal


Dish Network last week announced that it had integrated the Netflix app into its set-top box. The video streaming service is now available to Dish subscribers with a second-generation Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR. This integration of the services allows Dish customers the ability to stream Netflix movies and TV shows from the same platform that is used to access linear TV channels. “Pairing Netflix with Hopper represents the consolidation of two incredible video experiences,” said Vivek Khemka, Dish senior vice president of product management.

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Apple adds Showtime Anytime, iTunes Festival channels to Apple TV

Apple on Tuesday added two new channel options to its set-top streamer, bringing on-demand Showtime Anytime from the cable network as well as a dedicated channel for the upcoming iTunes Festival in London.



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NPD: Only one-third of US households have Internet-connected televisions

Despite the increasing popularity of streaming set-top boxes, gaming consoles, and so-called “smart TVs,” just 42 million of America’s 115 million households have televisions that can display content from the Internet, suggesting significant room for growth for Apple TV.



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