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Understanding the aim of Apple TV

Once you see the Apple TV for what it is -- an accessory rather than The Thing Itself -- it makes sense in Apple’s larger plan. Chris Breen opines on the purpose of Apple TV.

Apple TV (third generation): What you need to know

The third-generation Apple TV, unveiled Wednesday, shows Apple is taking its hobby just a little bit more seriously, thanks to improved video support and an overhauled interface. But there are still plenty of questions about the latest edition. Here’s what we know so far.

Eyes on the next Apple TV

While an iPad 3 is surely around the corner, Chris Breen's interest is piqued by another possible Apple update--the Apple TV 3.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Grip it good!

We always see something new in the iOS accessory roundup. This week's biggest novelty? An iPhone holder that will help you get a powerful, Charles Atlas-style handshake.

First Look: NPR Music for iPad

NPR Music for iPad has great archived content and radio stations, has a lovely design, and is free. Unless your tastes run to the kind of music unlikely to be featured by the app, it’s a worthy addition to any iPad.

New AirParrot app mirrors your Mac display to an Apple TV

AirParrot is a $10 utility that lets you mirror your Mac on an Apple TV with AirPlay, but a similar feature is coming in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.

Bang & Olufsen Beolit 12 is impressive and expensive

The Beolit 12 is lovely, portable, and sounds great. But boy, is it expensive.

Pioneer's X-SMC4-K Elite Music Tap AirPlay Music System is feature-rich but fares poorly

Pioneer's X-SMC4-K supports Bluetooth, AirPlay, iPhone and iPod docking, Internet radio, FM radio, and more. But it's clunky to use and exhibits numerous flaws.

The Week in iOS Accessories: CES mania!

The Consumer Electronics Show is underway in Las Vegas, which means a weeklong deluge of new gadgets and gear. We've been covering many new products individually, but here are a number of other iOS accessories that are worth a look.

Griffin unveils Twenty, an AirPlay amp

Griffin Technology has announced the Twenty, a powered AirPlay amp to connect to non-powered speakers.