Fans of television's Veronica Mars were treated to a big-screen version of their favorite private investigator this weekend, but many of those who backed the project on Kickstarter wound up being frustrated instead -- and not by the actual movie, since some wound up unable to watch it at all. Find out why in today's recap, along with the death and resurrection of Popcorn Time in a single weekend...
As has been widely rumored in recent months, cable giant Comcast has gone from gobbling up NBCUniversal to making a tasty snack of its longtime rival Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at more than $45 billion.
Like many eager iPhone 5s buyers, the device we ordered at 12:01 AM PST last Friday showed up Wednesday, and it took the better part of the day to restore a huge collection of apps from iCloud -- not to mention re-enter all of our passwords. Pro tip for readers: Restoring from an iTunes backup is the better choice! If you choose to encrypt such backups, passwords will be automagically restored at the same time. And with that, on with today's recap!
Serious question: Do Apple TV owners really want to watch cable television shows on their little black boxes? Sure, it might be convenient to log into HBO Go and catch up on an episode you missed, but it's just as easy to set the DVR to record the darned thing in the first place. There's a lot of hoopla about this -- including our first item in today's recap -- but we confess, we don't get it. Let's see some more streaming services like Amazon Instant Video or VUDU before more TV apps, Apple!
Apple's tiny black media streamer is woefully underpowered when it comes to third-party content providers compared to the likes of Roku, but a new report claims at least one cable heavyweight may be coming to the Apple TV this year.
Rumors have long-swirled about an Apple-branded television, but is seems like every time we get our hopes up, someone smashes our dreams with the realities of bringing such a product to market. But despite ongoing questions about Apple's ability to negotiate with cable providers, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes is apparently hoping the company moves forward with the concept.
The war against jailbreakers took an interesting turn this week, with an update to the Time Warner Cable iPad app that specifically disables the service on devices that have been tweaked -- even though the hackers have already discovered a workaround to the problem.