Today Apple have released yet another software update for their Apple TV set top box and, like the last one, it adds little of use to UK owners. Back in March Apple added an option to watch Major League Baseball – hardly of huge interest to the majority of us who live outside the US. […]
After updating my iPad and iPhone 4 to the latest version of Apple’s iOS operating system I was then prompted to do the same with my Apple TV – I really needn’t have bothered. As a convenient way of renting new movies the Apple TV is superb, admittedly there are some odd gaps in the […]
Although the other content options will interest many, the real focus of the Apple TV as sold in the UK is movies. If Apple’s marketing team is smart they’ll be looking to position this as the ideal companion to a Freesat or Freeview set top box, able to bring on demand movies even to homes who eschew subscription TV.
The BBC’s Director of Future Media & Technology Ashley Highfield discusses this month’s launch of the BBC iPlayer – a free catch-up service for UK licence-fee payer. The platform has developed by the BBC’s Future Media & Technology division in partnership with Siemens and Red Bee Media. “Your favourite programmes from all the BBC’s network […]