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Apple Inc. (AAPL): Apple TV hit over $1 billion in 2013 revenue

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) originally considered the Apple TV product as a “hobby.” Now Apple TV accounted for over $1 billion in 2013 revenues.
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Apple launches an Apple TV channel to celebrate The Beatles

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Apple has announced that they have added an Apple TV channel to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles. The channel lets Apple TV users watch The Beatles perform on “The Ed Sullivan Show” for a limited time. 
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Apple TV gets “Red Bull TV” channel

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Apple TV has added “Red Bull TV” channel to the group of channels available on the service. The Red Bull channel shows action sports content with branding from the energy drink. The channel has live event coverage along with curated playlists and on-demand content. The Red Bull TV channel is now available worldwide for free.

Apple TV gets four new channels

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Apple TV now has four new channels. The set-top box will now have more ways to watch movies and cable TV access from ABC. The four new channels are “Watch ABC,” Crackle, Bloomberg, and KORTV (Korean channel). This past summer, Apple TV received Vevo, Weather Channel, Smithsonian, and Disney.
[Source: MacRumors]

Netflix iOS App Gets Updated To Support AirPlay

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The Netflix iOS app has been updated today.  Now the Netflix iOS app supports AirPlay so you can stream content from your iPhone or iPad to your Apple TV.  the app will stream HD if your Internet connection is fast enough too.  The features will be fully rolled out by mid-October. The new Netflix app also supports iOS 7. Previously AirPlay required streaming video from an iPhone or iPad over WiFi from Apple TV. This past July, Netflix released an updated Android app that supported 1080p HD video.
[Source: GigaOM]

Apple Cancels Apple TV 6.0 Update Due To Bricking Issues

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Apple has cancelled the Apple TV 6.0 update, which was released on Friday.  There were reports on Apple’s support forums saying that the update caused the Apple TV to get “bricked.”
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Apple (AAPL) Adds Disney, Weather Channel, Smithsonian, And Vevo Apps To Apple TV

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has added five applications to Apple TV.  These apps include Disney, the Weather Channel, the Smithsonian Channel, and Vevo.  Some of these apps are free, but the others offer on-demand programming.
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Vevo Is Going To Launch An Apple TV Music Channel

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Great news if you are a fan of Vevo and own an Apple TV.  Vevo is reportedly developing a dedicated Apple TV “music channel.”  This application will enable Vevo to further monetize their music video platform by selling ads that are made for television.
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