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US Video Game Business Revenue Hits $36 Billion

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announced it reckons the U.S. video game industry generated $36 billion in revenue last year.

Apple TV 4K Hits the Streets

Apple announced its new Apple TV 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) streaming media player.

Apple Gussies Up Apple TV

Apple announced the latest iteration of its Apple TV digital media device, which features the new Siri Remote and tvOS operating system.

Apple Music Service Launches June 30

Apple announced its new Apple Music streaming music service for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC, Apple TV and Android phones.

Tablet PC Market Maturing

NPD DisplaySearch announced it reckons that while Apple and Samsung staked out a 42% share of tablet PC panel shipments in the first half of 2013, their combined share dropped to 29% in the first half of this year.

mLogic Unveils Thunderbolt LTO 6 Tape Drive

mLogic announced its new LTO Ultrium 6 magnetic tape drive that features a Thunderbolt interface.

Apple Shells Out $3 Billion for Beats

Apple announced that it plans to acquire the Beats Music streaming service, as well as Beats Electronics, for $3 billion.

Apple CarPlay Hits the Streets

Apple announced its new CarPlay system, which allows auto manufacturers to closely integrate iPhone functions and control into their vehicles.

Apple iPad Gets Some Air

Apple announced its new iPad Air tablet, which features a 9.7-inch Retina display, as well as improved performance and a new thinner and lighter design.

Apple Readies New Mac Pro

Apple announced that its radically redesigned Mac Pro desktop workstation computer will be available in December, starting at $2,999 (US).

Apple Updates iMac

Apple announced that the latest generation of its desktop iMac computers feature fourth generation Intel quad-core processors, new graphics, next generation Wi-Fi and faster PCIe flash storage options.

Apple Launches iPhone 5s and 5c

Apple Inc. announced its next generation iPhone 5s and 5c smartphones at a press event held at the company’s headquarters in California.

HBO GO and WatchESPN Hit Apple TV

Apple announced that HBO GO and WatchESPN are now available directly on Apple TV and that iTunes viewers are now purchasing over 800,000 TV episodes and 350,000 movies per day.

Apple Unveils iTunes Radio

Apple announced its long anticipated iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service available on the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC and Apple TV.

Holdouts May Hamper UltraViolet

ABI Research announced it reckons that, depending on how the stars align, active UltraViolet accounts could reach as many as 108 million worldwide by 2018.