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5 reasons there will never be an Apple television

Despite Apple investor Carl Icahn’s protestations that Apple will introduce a TV in 2016, the Wall Street Journal reports that Apple shelved efforts to build a television last year. Here are five reasons Apple will likely leave those plans on the shelf for a very long time. Margins The key […]

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Roku voice search

Roku boosts discovery across streaming media player line

While anticipation for an upgrade to Apple TV continues to mount, Roku has just raised the bar that Apple must reach. A major upgrade to existing players, and beefed up Roku 2 and 3 hardware dramatically improves content search and discovery. “Roku Feed” brings the concept of a “watch list” […]

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FIre TV splash

Streaming media player voice search must be cross-service to take off

Streaming media players from Apple and Amazon received updates this week. With new hardware and more content announcements to follow, the battle for television is heating up. Amazon made some incremental improvements to its Fire TV and Fire TV Stick this week. Though incremental, they illustrate that Amazon intends to keep […]

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