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Apple: 'Another week or two' for Apple TV update

Apple isn't quite done with the recently-announced upgrade for Apple TV, and now expects to offering it "in another week or two."

The stuff dreams are made of

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?

Why I finally took the Apple TV plunge

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 TV line debuts with 4-port HDMI switcher

Gefen is launching a new line of HDTV peripherals aimed at consumers.

Wrapping up Expo

Jason Snell takes a look at Macworld Expo's big announcements and tries to put them all in perspective.

First Look: iTunes Digital Copy

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.

PC World: Some things weren't in the air at Expo

Apple's tagline for the just-concluded Macworld Expo was "There's something in the air." But for everything that was "in the air" this past week, there were pre-show rumors that didn't pan out, products that didn't receive enough attention, and announcements ripe for second-guessing.

First Look: Apple TV, take two

Christopher Breen ponders Apple's decision to junk the old Apple TV software, admit it was a failure, and start again with new software and a new reason for being: movies.

Analysis: MacBook Air, iTunes position Apple for big 2008

It was hard to tell from the cheers during Steve Jobs' keynote whether the MacBook Air or iTunes movie rental announcements made the bigger impression. Jim Dalrymple discovers that both developments put Apple in a strong position at the start of 2008.

Expo Daily Round-Up: The Keynote

In the first of our week-long Expo Daily Round-Ups, Rik Myslewski looks at the wide range of reactions to Steve Jobs' address to Expo attendees.