Posts Tagged ‘ IPad ’

HBO GO on Apple TV via AirPlay Hands-On

February 14, 2013
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HBO GO on Apple TV via AirPlay Hands-On

From day one, HBO prevented their HBO GO iPhone and iPad app from working with Apple’s Airplay. Airplay lets you stream audio and video from your iPhone or iPad to Apple TV. When I heard that HBO GO now supported AirPlay, I was apprehensive about the experience it would provide. After trying out the new...

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TiVo Stream Hands-On Review

September 6, 2012
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TiVo Stream Hands-On Review

Here’s my test drive of the TiVo Stream via video (see below), following up on the unboxing video. For those of you adverse to video, here’s the highlights: The TiVo Stream lets you watch recorded programs or live TV on your TiVo Premiere. Currently it supports all of the iDevices: iPhone, iPad and iPod...

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HBO GO Interactive Features Coming to the iPad

March 28, 2012
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HBO GO Interactive features announced on iPad

HBO is revving up the hype machine for this weekend’s Game of Thrones premiere. Yesterday, HBO GO launched on the Xbox. Today, it appears that HBO GO’s interactive features are coming to their iPad app. Previously, from what I can tell, the interactive features were only accessible via the HBO GO website and not on the...

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New Apple TV Launches with 1080P Netflix and iTunes

March 7, 2012
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The new Apple TV user interface in 1080P!

Apple announced the newest version of its Apple TV set-top box today. Wasting no time, the new Apple TV was announced at beginning of the iPad launch event. It looks like it simply keep the name “Apple TV”. As I speculated several weeks ago, it’s an incremental refresh. The new Apple TV sports a...

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TiVo’s Tablet and Smartphone Streaming Demo (Video)

January 11, 2012
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TiVo iPad App with Streaming Option

Today at CES, TiVo gave Tech of the Hub a detailed walk through of their new streaming functionality for tablets and smartphones. The functionality lets you stream video from your TiVo to an iOS or Android tablet or smartphone via the TiVo app. Yes, so be it an iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire...

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Flood of Streaming Player Updates

December 22, 2011
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Flood of Streaming Player Updates

The last couple of weeks many of the connected devices (i.e. boxes that plug into your TV) have received software updates. In the style of Chris Berman, let me see if I can give you the run down in  three minutes: The folks at Roku have been busy! The Roku 2 and new LT...

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Netflix iPad App Version 2 Hands-On

December 20, 2011
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Netflix iPad App Version 2 Hands-On

Excited about the iPad you’re getting for Christmas? If you’ve been good this year, one app you should load up is the new Netflix app released last week. A similar version of the app had already been deployed to Android tablets such as the Nook and the Amazon Kindle Fire a few weeks ago....

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Apple Adds Closed Captions to New TV Shows

September 13, 2011
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Apple Adds Closed Captions to New TV Shows

Appleinsider reported today that Apple has started enabling closed captions on some of this fall’s new TV shows via iTunes. The shows, which can be purchased on iTunes, are accessible from all iOS and Mac devices. As we previously reported, before this, iTunes only offered closed captions for movies. However, the number of closed captioned...

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Hands-On with TiVo’s upgraded IPad App

July 12, 2011
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Hands-On with TiVo’s upgraded IPad App

TiVo’s iPad app was updated this morning to support limited functionality for the Series3. In particular, you can browse the guide, schedule recordings and even use the virtual remote control. It’s nice that TiVo hasn’t forgotten about Series3 owners. Even Series1 and Series2 owners get some love with “guest mode”. Actually, anyone with or without...

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

June 13, 2011
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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

So, are you still trying to figure out what to get for Dad for Father’s Day this Sunday? If he’s someone who loves gadgets, here’s a few suggestions: iPad: The iPad is great when it comes to consuming media: Books, magazines, Netflix, music, you get the picture. But there’s so many options now: If Dad...

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Are you sick of the iPad?

April 6, 2010
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While Tech of the Hub primarily focuses on home theater, we do reserve the right to talk about other things tech.   Unless you have been living in a cave or work at Microsoft, you can’t escape all of the iPad coverage.  It did get my attention as I am in the market for a...

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