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Internet Movie Database for iOS adds features, takes a few away

The Internet Movie Database (IMDB) is the best resource on the web for all things movie or TV. Reviews, biographies, production details, trailers -- you name it, IMDB has it. IMDB has launched an updated version of its app for iOS, and added some welcome new features. Looking for showtimes has...

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Manning or Brady? Peterson or McCoy? You decide with the new NFL app

Millions of Americans anxiously await September 4th. That's when the National Football League kicks off its 2014 schedule and begins a four-month journey of joy and anguish for Fantasy Football players. So now is the time to prepare and get ready for the months ahead. The NFL has launched the...

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Eddy Cue discusses challenges facing Apple in the TV space

While the topic du jour during Eddy Cue's Code Conference interview naturally centered on Apple's Beats acquisition, there were also some notable exchanges regarding Apple's burgeoning interest in the TV space. As it stands today, Apple's involvement with TV begins and ends with the Apple TV....

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Every Apple reference ever made in Futurama and The Simpsons

With a combined 33 seasons between them, both Futurama and The Simpsons are awash with references to Apple. Some of these references take the form of biting commentary while others are much more subtle. In compiling this list, I was lucky enough to chat with famed Simpsons writer Bill Oakley...

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60Hz makes it easy to follow your favorite TV shows and movies

There are several apps in the App Store that'll help you explore and track your favorite TV shows and movies. One title that is worth an extra look is 60Hz from M2D2. The app was recently updated with a new iOS 7 look that makes it even easier to follow your favorite TV shows and movies. It...

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Apple acquires video discovery startup Matcha.tv

Apple has acquired a video discovery and recommendation service called Matcha.tv. VentureBeat was the first to report on the deal, which sees Apple buying the startup for between US$1 to 1.5 million. After news of the acquisition broke, Apple released the following statement to AllThingsD and...

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Daily iPad App: SpiritClips from Hallmark brings family-friendly programming to your iPad

SpiritClips from Hallmark has a star-filled history. It was founded in 2007 by filmmaker Rob Fried who produced the inspiring film Rudy and worked on the equally uplifting flick Hoosiers. Fried originally founded SpiritClips as way to showcase inspirational short films and e-video cards. In the...

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USA network brings streaming shows to iPad, iPhone

The USA network has released an iOS app that allows users to stream shows to their iPhones and iPads. USA is owned by NBC Universal and like other NBC television streaming apps, USA Anywhere Plus allows viewers to watch full episodes of USA shows, including new episodes available the day after...

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Two new iPad ads hit the airwaves

The latest iPad ads appeared this evening, both on TV and on Apple's YouTube channel. Both new ads are embedded below. The ads feature a rapid text scroll, presumably listing the attributes of the magical and revolutionary tablets. Each "landing" word is then given life with quick demo...

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Free Pokemon TV app wants to be the very best, like no one ever was

I'll admit it: I may have just written this post for the headline. But an official app from Nintendo's huge pet-hunting franchise is always news, and a free app like this might be just the thing to keep your kids busy for cheap while they're playing with the iPhone or iPad on a long car ride....

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Netflix, YouTube to take on Apple's AirPlay

Apple's AirPlay may have some competition in the future thanks to DIAL, an open-source, second-screen protocol being developed by Netflix and YouTube. The AirPlay alternative was first discovered back in December and now GigaOM has a detailed look at the project. DIAL, short for "discovery and...

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Reality Absorption Field: What happens in Vegas

A few years ago, a senior Apple executive was once told that, even though Apple did not exhibit at the annual Las Vegas spectacle that is the International Consumer Electronics Show, its presence seemed to linger in the arid air and in the clouded minds of many attendees. "We love that," he...

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"Something Ventured" documentary to feature Jobs, others

At last year's SXSW, the documentary "Something Ventured: Risk, Reward, and the Original Venture Capitalists" gave audiences an inside look at the early days of investing in various entrepreneurs including Steve Jobs. Now, as AllThingsD reports, the film will debut for the rest of the us in...

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Review: Elgato's EyeTV Mobile for Dyle

Elgato has been making video hardware for a number of years, and typically I've found the offerings to be as good as any given consumer would need. As hardware has gotten better, Elgato's offerings have been able to pump out HD signals to your Mac or iOS device. Here I'll review an odd duck, a...

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Time Warner Cable's iOS app updated with on-demand video

Time Warner Cable subscribers now have access to on-demand programming on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch thanks to a major update to the company's official iOS app. Now available on the App Store, version 3.0 of TWC TV also supports the iPhone 5's full display and is said to be faster and more...

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