Monday, April 24, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG X Power 2 Smartphone Packs A Huge Battery
Questions Remain About The Fate Of Toshiba's HDD and SSD Business
SK Hynix Develops First 8Gb GDDR6
Call of Duty Game Returns to WWII
Twitch to Sell Video Games
Apple May Invest in Boeing Satellite Broadband Project
Chrome's Rumored Ad-blocker May Not Be Exactly an Ad-blocker
GM To Launch Electric Cars in China by 2020
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Updated...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Updated Apple TV Set For Release In June


Apple's next-generation set-top-box could be unveiled as early as this June and is expected to support Siri-like voice commands along with games console features.

The current Apple TV model plugs into the back of a television set and connects to the internet, launches dedicated apps and enables the streaming of content from other Apple products.

In its latest earnings call on Wednesday, Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, revealed that to date, 20 million Apple TVs have been sold and that it is becoming a key source of revenue, so much so that the company is no longer calling it a hobby.

"The reason that I stripped off the 'hobby label' is that when you look at the sales of the Apple TV box itself and you look at content that was bought directly off the Apple TV, for 2013 that number was over a billion dollars," Cook said. "So it didn't feel right to me to call something that's over a billion a 'hobby.'"

Earlier this week, 9to5Mac uncovered new code in Apple's iOS7.1 operating system that indicates Siri, the company's voice-operated virtual assistant is coming to the Apple TV to improve search and other operational features.

A report in January claimed that the device was also set to get a dedicated games store and motion sensing technology that would enable the box to respond to movement and gestures.

Taking control of the living room via the television looks like it could be one of the defining consumer tech trends of 2014. The Xbox One and the Sony PS4 are both as focused on being digital entertainment hubs and Amazon has unveiled its long-rumored $100 Fire TV set-top box.

At the same time, reports are surfacing that Google is prepping an Android TV set-top-box too.




Previous
Next
Sony Introduces New High-Resolution Audio A/V Receivers, Speakers and Blu-ray Home Theater Systems        All News        ASUS to Unleash Full SATA Express Performance With SRIS
Sony Introduces New High-Resolution Audio A/V Receivers, Speakers and Blu-ray Home Theater Systems     Consumer Electronics News      LG Soundplate Coming In May

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Apple May Invest in Boeing Satellite Broadband Project
Beijing to Summon Apple Over Live Streaming Apps
Apple iMac Upgrades Coming In 2H17 High-end iMac Later
Apple to Road Test Self-Driving Car Software
Apple Eyes Toshiba's Memory Chip Business: reports
Qualcomm Files Answer and Counterclaims to Apple Lawsuit
Australian Regulator ACCC Takes Action Against Apple Over Alleged Misleading Guarantee Representations
Apple Refreshes the Mac Pros, New Modular Design Coming Next Year
Apple Says it No Longer Needs Imagination Technologies's GPU Tech
TSMC To Start Producing A11 InFo Chips For New iPhone In April
Apple Wins Design Patent Case In China
Apple's iPhone 6s Topped List of Best-Selling Smartphones for 2016

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .