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The old Google TV remote Apple uses as an example of design gone wild

In case you missed it yesterday, Brian X. Chen of The New York Times penned a short but sweet profile on Apple University, the internal education program at Apple where employees and executives can learn about important business decisions (and their repercussions) in Apple history. One of the more ...

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Google working on AirPlay competitor

According to a report in GigaOM, Google is working on a wireless media streaming solution that'll rival Apple's AirPlay. Google recently launched the current iteration of the technology, which lets Android phone or tablet owners stream YouTube videos to their Google TV devices. It's in the earl...

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Airtight adds iOS AirPlay to Google TV

Google TV users can now access to Airtight, an app that allows AirPlay streaming. That means iOS device owners can stream video and photos to Google TV over the Wi-Fi, with some limitations. As the Mac Observer points out, the US$0.99 app doesn't allow mirroring or the streaming of any conten...

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Google TV remote out now for iOS

Google has released its Google TV remote app for iOS, and it's available on the App Store right now. Before you run to pick it up and start flipping channels, however, keep in mind that this is meant only for Google TV-enabled devices, so unless you have the right box on your network already, i...

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New Apple TV sales to hit million-unit mark this week

In a brief press release this morning, Apple announced that it expects the iOS-based Apple TV to pass the one million mark in units sold sometime later this week. The release also notes that iTunes users are renting/purchasing TV episodes and movies by the truckload (400,000 and 150,000 per day, re...

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Intel CEO: 'Simplistic' Apple TV is for 'mom'

With the recent announcement of Apple's new, improved Apple TV, there's been a lot of talk as to whether it will meet consumers' demands and expectations, not to mention how it will fare following the arrival of Google's competing TV device. According to Electronista, Intel CEO Paul Otellini said...

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Rumor: TiVo stock climbs on talk of deal with Apple for new Apple TV

A small post in Barron's noted today that TiVo shares have jumped up about 5% today on rumors that the company's DVR technology may be included in the next iteration of the Apple TV. TiVo's Premiere device has greater functionality than the Apple TV, with the ability to record up to 150 hours of ...

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Google and partners set to challenge Apple TV

Apple's so-called "hobby," the Apple TV, is about to receive some serious competition from apparent nemesis Google. According to the New York Times, Google is working on a set-top box that will integrate web services like Twitter and Facebook with sites like Hulu, YouTube and Google's own PIcasa....

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