New Apple TV UI was actually rejected by Steve Jobs 5 yrs ago

Here’s a popper: the new Apple TV UI — which has attracted a mixed response so far — was actually rejected by the iconic Steve Jobs some 5 years ago, said former Apple TV UI designer and “Professional Hobbyist, AppleTV” Michael Margolis on Twitter in a surprising revelation. He adds cheekily: “Now there is nobody to … Continue reading “New Apple TV UI was actually rejected by Steve Jobs 5 yrs ago”

Unprecedented demand for new iPad, Apple TV sees Apple delay shipping times already

Well, merely few hours have passed since Apple unveiled the new iPad and Apple TV to the world and we’re already getting news that the pre-orders have been sell-out. Apple’s preorder page now lists both the white 16GB and 64GB AT&T LTE models with a delivery date of March 19 instead of the March 16 … Continue reading “Unprecedented demand for new iPad, Apple TV sees Apple delay shipping times already”

Apple launch brand new Apple TV, only $99

Before we head into the real deal of the night, the new iPad, Apple has just revealed a brand new Apple TV that does full 1080p HD video playback. The UI is more iOS-esque with new colors and the entry of a host of third-party apps to enhance the user experience while watching your favorite … Continue reading “Apple launch brand new Apple TV, only $99”

Apple TV iOS apps get native full-screen 720p resolution treatment [UPDATE: VIDEO]

Here’s wishing all our readers a very very happy and a prosperous new year. May 2012 give you what 2011 couldn’t! Yesterday we told you about two developers taking it to themselves to bring iOS applications to the Apple TV in a native experience, showcasing a video where they managed to get apps running side-by-side. … Continue reading “Apple TV iOS apps get native full-screen 720p resolution treatment [UPDATE: VIDEO]”

Developers hack Apple TV to run iOS apps side-by-side (video)

In an era where anything and everything is subject to hacking, especially if it’s an Apple device, a couple of developers — one of them previously responsible for porting iPhone 4S’ exclusive personal assistant Siri to older iPhones — have hacked an Apple TV to run iOS apps side-by-side. Developer Steven Troughton-Smith, with help from another developer … Continue reading “Developers hack Apple TV to run iOS apps side-by-side (video)”