Archive for the 'AppleTV' Category

Apple TV vs Google TV vs Roku vs Boxee vs…

March 7, 2012

[Updated Dec. 28, 2012] — It’s looking like 2012 will go down as a watershed for “cord-cutters” seeking to replace expensive cable TV services with low-cost gadgets that stream movies and TV shows from the Internet via free, subscription, and pay-per-view services. Accordingly, this DeviceGuru “smackdown” pits five popular streaming media player devices against each other, based on their features, functions, specs, and quality of implementation.
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Third-generation Apple TV review and screenshots

March 7, 2012

This in-depth review takes a close look at the second- and third-generation Apple TV streaming media players, equipped with their recently released v5.0 firmware. Despite the third-generation Apple TV’s hardware and user interface tweaks, Apple still hasn’t added a plug-in apps ecosystem; but the v5.0 firmware’s revamped icon-style user interface hints that such a capability is in the offing.
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