Latest Apple TV Time Apps

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Apple has rolled out iOS 6 to the masses.  After completing successful and trouble-free over-the-air upgrades on my iPhone 4 and iPad 2, I noticed the redesigned App Store for the iPad featured the recently-updated “TV Time” collection front and center.  Let’s see which and what types of apps made the latest version of Apple’s [...]

Review: CBS Targets iPad for Fall Preview App

I stumbled upon an interesting iPad application last week, the CBS Fall Preview app. I say “stumbled” because I have not seen any promotion for it, but happened across it while searching for a “Survivor” show app — something apparently only available on Sprint for the HTC Evo phone. It was also mentioned on ITVT. [...]

Dear Netflix: It’s been fun, but…

Dear Netflix, I thought we would be together forever, but things have changed. You know it, I know it, and I don’t think this letter will be a big surprise. We’ve had great times.  You brought me a world of streaming video to multiple screens – even the big one.  We rated thousands of movies [...]

Review: Deep Dive Into HBO GO

The HBO GO service is a game changer. HBO has made a significant investment in steering customers to its new streaming video service with the idea that HBO is available almost anywhere.  Yes, this means you can watch “Game of Thrones” while sitting on your own throne. Or “Taxicab Confessions” while riding in a taxi.  [...]

Nickelodeon Co-Viewing App Rolls Out Orange Carpet

Nickelodeon rolled out the orange carpet for connected kids with an updated Kids’ Choice Awards co-viewing app.  My tryout during Saturday’s show was limited to a few minutes because: 1)  I was camping and used a wi-fi connection at the Fall Creek Falls State Park lodge during a dinner stop, and 2) The pre-teens in [...]

TiVo Notifies Subscribers of Data Breach at Vendor

TiVo and several other companies had a busy weekend after a large third-party e-mail vendor announced customer data had been exposed. Unfortunately, Epsilon’s April 1 press release was no joke.   The data included “email addresses and/or customer names only.” The release does not provide any detail about why they’re saying “and/or.” Epsilon blames “unauthorized entry” [...]