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Hands-on: Apple TV adds music videos, Disney, weather, and more

Apple on Tuesday added five new apps to its Apple TV lineup: the Disney Channel, Disney XD, Smithsonian, Weather Channel, and Vevo. Both Disney apps offer live streaming, while the Weather Channel offers features normally seen on an iPad or iPhone app.

Imagining a next-generation Apple TV

Rumors are flying about what a next-generation television product from Apple might look like and what it might do. Jason Snell has a few thoughts of his own.

Remains of the Day: Food for thought

Tim Cook is a big softie (except when he's not), rumors of Apple's TV plans move in a new direction, and there's one dinner party that everyone will be watching.

Remains of the Day: It's about the music

The Apple TV's getting musical, with a new music video channel possibly arriving soon, and a livestream for Apple's annual iTunes Festival. Elsewhere, Apple technology gets put to the test in the classroom.

Apple's Matcha.tv acquisition could streamline video-finding on Apple TV

With so many places to watch TV and movies, it can be tough to find the show or film you're looking for. Apple's acquisition of Matcha.tv, an online service that did just that, may bring such capabilities to the Apple TV.

Why the Chromecast's future could be brighter than the Apple TV's

Support for third-party apps is a decisive advantage in Google's bid to dominate your living room experience.

Remains of the Day: Televisionary

Your Apple TV experience may soon improve, with ways to keep your movie queues separate, and a quick and easy setup. Elsewhere, a London Apple Store isn't falling down, falling down--it's getting renovated!

Google Chromecast takes on Apple TV

Google has taken the wraps off Chromecast, a $35 dongle for beaming web videos to your television, that figures to challenge Apple's $99 set-top box.

Apple earnings preview: More questions than answers

Apple is due to announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2013 on Tuesday. Expect lots of questions, but not necessarily a lot of answers.

Remains of the Day: Quick hits

Apple debates how to give your iPhone the finger(print), Google Maps goes on a destructive rampage, and development of the fabled iWatch may hinge upon an all-star cast.

Apple's TV ad-skipping proposition: If you can't beat 'em, pay 'em

Users want to skip ads; TV networks don't want them to. Dan Moren thinks Apple's latest reported proposition tries to bridge the divide by offering both sides something they want.