Top Gear’s former Stig ‘terrified’ by driverless cars

You would think that the only thing that would terrify Top Gear's former Stig Ben Collins would have been having to work with Jeremy Clarkson. Now the former test driver for the BBC motoring show has described the prospect of driverless cars as terrifying, saying that "robots are fantastic as dishwashers but they don't make…

Apple boost smart iTV plans with Matcha acquisition

It may be just one of Apple's "hobby" product pursuits, but the company's freshly-inked acquisition of video recommendations site Matcha.tv suggests Apple are still ploughing away at a smart TV. Thought to have been bought up by Apple for between…

Apple iTV teased with new patent filing

A newly uncovered Apple patent suggests that the Cupertino iPhone makers still haven't forgotten about their living room aspirations, revealing a design that looks very much like the oft-rumoured Apple iTV. Spotted by trademark spotters Patently Apple, the filing describes…

Apple iTV to go 4K, release in 2013?

With all the focus recently on the possibility of an Apple iWatch launching, the rumour mill had all-but-stopped turning when it came to Apple's alleged TV plans. But new whipsers from supply chain sources and fresh opinions from leading analysts…

Apple to buy Loewe to boost iTV production?

Apple is said to be in talks with high-end German television manufacturer Loewe over a possible buyout. The rumour follows continued suggestion that Apple are looking to enter into to make further steps in the home entertainment market with…

Foxconn preparing to start Apple iTV production?

Terry Gou, head of the Foxconn factory where the majority of Apple's consumer tech products are manufactured, has apparently confirmed the existence of the Apple iTV HDTV. Not only that, but he's claimed his factory are preparing to put the…

LOVEFiLM nabs ITV and BBC Worldwide streaming deal

LOVEFiLM has grabbed the rights to stream ITV and BBC Worldwide content to their subscribers with access to their web-connected video streaming apps. A timely move with the imminent UK launch of Netflix looming, the deal will bring ITV shows…