Comcast has been promising for some time now that it would bring live TV to the iPad, and the cable giant looks like it's getting closer to its goal. According to a story on MacRumors, the company is readying its AnyPlay service, which will use a special Motorola box to relay broadcasts to your iPad (and presumably Android tablets) over your wireless home network.
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Apple hacked holes into the back of its iPad smart signs to rough-in a dock connector jack -- presumably to conceal the cable jutting out of the side. Hey, I want that!
Cablevision's Optimum iPad app offers hundreds of live TV channels to subscribers -- but for how long?
Seemingly undaunted by the woes befalling Time Warner Cable's live TV iPad app -- numerous cable networks demanding their channels be pulled from the app -- Cablevision has announced its Optimum iPad app, which promises hundreds of channels streamed live to the iPad for subscribers to watch while in their homes.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is on a tour of sorts with a common message: Your cable box and the guide that goes with it can be cool. In fact, this lowly cable box may even remain the hub of your living room as it plays nice with Android and Apple's iPad. Comcast's target: Netflix.
TV Everywhere is looking like it's getting stuck at home. Comcast's Xfinity TV app, which the cable giant promised would bring live programming and video on-demand choices to iPads and Android tablets later this year, has run afoul of cable networks that don't think Comcast has the right to deliver its shows to these new devices.
It's not TV everywhere yet, but Comcast's announcement today is getting us towards programming becoming available without being tethered to a traditional TV and cable box. The cable giant has detailed plans to let subscribers watch live TV and on-demand programs via iPad and Android tablets later this year.
Mac Locks, which apparently "sells the world's best locks for Apple computers," now has a special lock for the iPad.
Controlling on demand TV content on-the-go is getting even easier, at least if you're a Comcast customer. The cable provider is launching the Xfinity TV App for iPad.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts was decidedly upbeat about tablets such as Apple's iPad and how it can drive demand for the cable giant's Xfinity Web video efforts.
The iPad is perfect for Web browsing, email checking, and reading while you're in bed, but give me the chance to make it my TV remote, and I may never want to get out from under the covers. And it looks like I may get my wish, as Comcast is preparing an iPad app that turns the tablet into a giant cable remote.
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