Apple has done a lot to establish Apple TV as something other than a "hobby" over the past couple of years, but the latest research from Parks Associates indicates all that work hasn't been quite enough. Though Apple's diminutive entertainment box has been around for seven years now, it's slipping behind Chromecast and Roku in the U.S. in terms of recent sales and adoption rates.
Looking to buy a new Mac Pro? The Apple Online Store is now showing a more reasonable three to five week shipping estimate, which is a modest improvement over the previous four to five weeks. Either way, the pro-centric Mac seems like one of the hardest Apple products to nab, but thankfully you won't have to wait so long to get the latest and greatest news, which is just a click away...
A site like MacLife.com would be remiss in not joining the celebration for Mac OS X, which is now officially an unruly teenager at the ripe young age of 13 this week. We remember well the excitement of first installing the OS, only to discover there was very little we could actually do with it prior to booting back into Mac OS 9, but in time that infant learned how to talk and walk and soon we spent all of our time there. Read on to find out more about the release of Cheetah 13 years ago!
CarPlay was one of the biggest stories of the week, so all the revving of tech engines weren't just for tracking down the supposed founder of Bitcoin. But did you hear any of the news over the sounds of engines? In case you missed it, we've got you covered in this week's wrap up.
Perhaps fearing that 2014 will finally be the year an Apple-branded television set arrives, set-top box maker Roku has announced plans to offer a full-fledged HDTV of its own, no streaming box required.
It's no secret that Google TV has had a rough go of it, despite Eric Schmidt's claims of living room domination. But could a simple rebranding to connect the dots to Google's mobile products do the trick?
Amazon isn't the only company releasing new hardware today: Roku has just refreshed its existing streaming boxes with new capabilities, while favoring a little-known content store for movie and TV show purchases and rentals.