Well, like it or not boys and girls, summer is officially over (although with global warming who knows what we can expect weather-wise) so let’s try to go out on a sunny high note with some fun, funky selections for some frivolous summery viewing before the fleeting air turns chilly to our embrace. And with that happy thought, here are this week’s mostly frothy selections.
Information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has revealed that Apple recently imported three shipments of set top boxes from a known Chinese supplier. This could be just a routine shipment of existing Apple TV model but this could also be an indication that the company may be gearing towards unveiling a new Apple TV during a special event to be held on September 10.
You probably already heard of Infuse, a beautifully designed video player for iPhone and iPad, developed by FireCore, the maker of aTV flash and aTV Flash (black). If you somehow missed this great app, you can check out the review of Infuse made by our friends at What’s On iPhone or read our own full review of recently released version 1.3 of the app.
We’re heading into those rowdy, raucous, end-of-summer holidays at full speed and we know you’ve got big plans but if you find yourself with some unexpected downtime in between the action then here are this week’s pix picks that are guaranteed to ring your bell!
You might remember the latest over-the-air content update for the second and third generation Apple TV, released a couple of days back. This introduced some new apps like VEVO, Disney Channel, Disney XD, The Whether channel and Smithsonian. On closer scrutiny, users have pointed out brand new channels in the refreshed WatchESPN app.
If you’re a Netflix user in the US, you might be familiar with the ‘Instant Queue’ feature. With just a click, you can queue movies or episodes you’re interested in watching. But the problem is that after a thorough browsing of the Netflix catalog, the list gets crowded and cluttered and becomes practically useless. You need to browse again through hundreds of queued videos, to stream one. On the other hand, those outside the US have never had any sort of queuing, even after 5 years of existence.