People’s love for AirPlay continues unabated as recent report by a market research outfit shows that Apple TV worldwide sales are over half of all dedicated streaming boxes. A report by Frost & Sullivan dubbed the Consumer Video Devices Market report indicates that Apple TV devices global sales account for 56.1 percent, with Roku coming in second at 21.5 percent and TiVo third with a mere 6.5 percent.
Recently, there has been a lot of rumors on Apple bringing their own TV streaming service to Apple TV. We also reported that Apple is closing deals with the entertainment giant, Time Warner. And now, its time for something unique. Talk about ‘Think Different’ and nobody does that better than Apple.
Well, the heat continues to be ON and if you’re anything like us then a weekend spent in the cooler temps of your ManCave (or WomanCave as the case may be) may be sounding more and more appealing all the time. So with your summer heatwaved well-being and general state-of-mind as our goals we humbly offer this week’s entertainment choices.
After setting off our fireworks arsenals, firing up our BBQ’s, slurping heroic amounts of ice cold beer and otherwise celebrating our independence from the British (at least I think it was the Brits) we’re going to do what we do best. Kick back, watch TV and yell at the screen!
So if you’re also celebrating your own independence (any type will suffice) we salute you with a few pix that may make it a little easier to cut ties with your outdoor weekend festivities.
FireCore has released aTV Flash (black) 2.3 for Apple TV 2, which includes a bunch of new features, stability improvements and support for the recently released Apple TV 5.3 firmware. According to FireCore, the new version of aTV Flash (black) is also the first step to bring a number of the new features of Infuse to the Apple TV.
Have you ever been jealous of that Nintendo Wii controller or Playstation Move? It is really cool use a hand controller as a baseball stick or a lightsaber and jump into action. Feels much more realistic than common controls, too. Well now, with an Apple TV and an iPhone, you could have that too. This is not a hack, but an awesome concept in the form of an app.