No less than three major updates came out of Cupertino this past week, and we tackle each one in this software-packed edition of the Macworld Podcast.
VisualHub, the shareware video conversion software, gets an enhancement that allows it to encode 5.1 audio for Apple TV.
Apple's update to the Apple TV set-top box features numerous new features, including movie rentals and a revamped user interface. Christopher Breen has downloaded the update and has an in-depth look.
Apple TV's "Take Two" update, which adds support for iTunes Movie Rentals and other new features, is now available.
Apple isn't quite done with the recently-announced upgrade for Apple TV, and now expects to offering it "in another week or two."
Weeks ago I imagined what an updated Apple TV might offer. Now that we know the details, where do my dreams and reality part company?
The Apple TV has been available since March 2007. But it took iTunes movie rentals and the promise of a forthcoming software update to convince Jonathan Seff to buy the device.
Gefen is launching a new line of HDTV peripherals aimed at consumers.
Jason Snell takes a look at Macworld Expo's big announcements and tries to put them all in perspective.
Movie rentals weren't the only digital-media news to come out of last week's Macworld Expo keynote. Apple and 20th Century Fox are collaborating on iTunes Digital Copy, a program where you get an iTunes-compatible version of a movie when your purchase the physical DVD. The program promises to save you the time and hassle of ripping DVDs yourself. Dan Frakes looks into whether it delivers.