iOS Apps on an Apple TV

A gentleman by the name of Troughton Smith has hacked his Apple TV to run fullscreen iPad apps - not streamed across AirPlay, but straight off the box. It may not be entirely practical, entirely pretty, or indeed released to the public, but it's an intriguing look at what's possible when you bend Apple's rules. [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3A5vfML100] via Wired

Elgato Jumps on the HDHomeRun PRIME Bandwagon, Intros a Compatible iPad App

Hey, why should your Windows Media Center or MythTV computer have all the fun with SiliconDust's new HDHomeRun PRIME network CableCARD TV tuner? Elgato is announcing the availability of their HDHomeRun App for iPad (requires iOS 4.2 or later) -- available now in the iTunes App Store for $17.99. According to the company's app page, Elgato’s latest solution streams [...]

Will Sony’s New Android Tablet Designs Attract Buyers?

  I've said it before... there's really nothing tablet builders can do to separate themselves from the pack other than a few minor hardware tweaks and cosmetic changes to the computing platform Android Honeycomb requires. As such, Sony's designers were obviously given free rein to sketch up something special. Here you see Sony's upcoming S1 and [...]

iOS 5 Brings Display Mirroring to Apple TV via the iPad 2

Ever wish you could wireless display what's on your iPad to your HDTV? Well, now you can! Apple has just added a "mirroring" feature to AirPlay's control panel in iOS 5, which, like the term describes, duplicates what's displaying on your iPad through your apple TV (2nd gen.) to a connected HDTV. The mirroring function [...]

Not All Honeycomb Tablets Are the Same: CNET (Unscientific) Speed Test Edition

CNET just posted a speed test competition video comparing the ASUS Transformer, LG G-Slate, and the Acer Iconia Tab A500 — all of which run Android Honeycomb and leverage NVIDIA's dual-core 1Ghz Tegra 2 processor. The winner of that challenge went on to face the iPad 2 and Motorola XOOM, which previously beat the iPad [...]

Sneak Peek: Samsung’s New Ultra-thin GALAXY Tab 10.1 Android Honeycomb Tablet

If you remember, Samsung unveiled its GALAXY Tab 10.1 about a month before the iPad 2 launched — though it wasn't ready for retail. So, anyway, after seeing iPad 2's svelte figure, Samsung got a bit envious and decided that it would launch the tablet in an ultra-thin enclosure so it wouldn't be outdone by [...]

Sam’s Club Selling the Wi-Fi Only Motorola XOOM for $539, Undercuts Apple iPad 2 Pricing

Sam's Club just became Motorola's new best friend. The company is selling the 10.1-inch, 32GB, Wi-Fi only XOOM Android tablet for $539. An iPad 2 with 32GB of storage retails for $599. Add a HDMI and SD / USB dongle to the mix for $68 more and the XOOM is $128 cheaper, being that it [...]

Apple Unveils iPad 2; How Does It Stack Up to the Motorola XOOM?

It's a great day for Apple fans. Steve Jobs just unveiled the refreshed iPad, or iPad 2 as it's known. The device, which will be available on March 11th, brings many hardware improvements like a faster dual-core 1Ghz processor, 9x better graphics, rear and front-facing cameras, and a thinner (from 13.4mm to 8.8mm), slightly lighter [...]