Facebook is reportedly in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game each week during the 2017 season, Reuters reports. The move raises the possibility that the broadcast could also land on the company’s new Apple TV app, similar to the deal reached by Twitter to stream Thursday night NFL games on the device. Show More Summary
We've got some truly terrific deals for you to check out today, bargain hunters, and it all begins with Apple's W1-equipped Beats Solo3 wireless headphones. Other highlights include half off a pack of 10 glow sticks (guys... glow sticks!),...Show More Summary
Time hasn’t been kind to the fourth-generation Apple TV. In recent months, Apple’s streaming platform has lost market share to rivals like Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Google Chromecast, and Apple itself has admitted that sales last holiday season decreased from 2015. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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Just last week, Facebook confirmed that it is in the process of developing an Apple TV app that will carry a focus on video. Now, Reuters reports that Facebook is also in negotiations with Major League Baseball regarding potential streaming rights, something that could make its way to the upcoming Apple TV app. more… Filed under: Apple
Can I use a different remote with my Apple TV? You sure can! Just head to the tvOS Settings app. Updated February 2017: Revised the article to explain how to use a third-party remote in tvOS. If you're not a fan of the Siri remote (or you've simply lost the tiny little thing), you might wish to use a third-party remote to control your Apple TV. Show More Summary
Pivotal Research's Brian Wieser, who follows shares of media names such as Viacom (VIA) and Discovery Communications (DISCA), today writes that as regular old network TV continues its decline, usage of "internet-connected" devices such...Show More Summary
Apple has released a third batch of new betas to developers today — iOS 10.3 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, tvOS 10.2 for Apple TV, and watchOS 3.2 for Apple Watch. iOS 10.3 contains Find My AirPods support, tvOS 10.2 boasts improved...Show More Summary
If you’re a Sonos fan and want a more discreet alternative to the PlayBar TV speaker system, it looks like the company has you covered. Details and images of an under-TV speaker have leaked. more… Filed under: Apple
Apple is rolling out the third tvOS 10.2 beta for developer testing on Apple TV. tvOS 10.2 focuses on “new features, bug fixes, and improvements in the OS and SDK” according to developer release notes. more… Filed under: Apple
This fall, Marvel’s Inhumans will be coming to IMAX screens, followed by your TV set/laptop/phone/inevitable Apple wrist implant microchip. Earlier this month, we reported on details of the Hawaiian production facility where the series...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, a report emerged claiming that Apple is developing a new version of its Apple TV with support for 4K. The report noted that the refreshed model could launch as soon as this year. It’s unclear at this point if Apple...Show More Summary
In this week’s top stories: Apple announces WWDC 2017, iPhone 8 reports, the first trailers for Apple Music’s upcoming original TV shows, how expensive is a HomeKit house?, and hands-on with BeatsX and new CarPlay features. more… Filed under: Apple
Apple headlines for the week ending Feb. 17, 2017 Image by Apple Apple announced the dates for its Worldwide Developers Conference and the company also revealed a change in venue. If you’re not a developer, that’s OK, there are plenty of Apple-related headlines in this week’s roundup; check them out in this slideshow. Show More Summary
This week’s Apple Loop includes iPhone 8 battery and design leaks, making the iPhone 7S cheaper, Apple’s wireless charging standard, how to make a transparent iPhone, the dream of Apple TV, repairing your own hardware, details on WWDC, and a look at the door handles in Apple’s new HQ.
Apple's WWDC heads back to San Jose for the first time since 2002. Plus, the Apple TV has lost its identity and the iPhone 8 will get wireless charging.?
The once ‘hobby’ Apple TV has been gaining quite a bit of attention from Apple over the last year. tvOS 10 brought in a new Dark mode option for users system wide, while version 10.1 brought in the new TV app. With rumors of Apple integrating...Show More Summary
Best Buy has kicked off its Presidents' Day sale and it scores you some pretty great savings on select Apple products. From the iPhone SE and iPhone 7 to the iPad Pro, the latest MacBook Air and iMac to the Apple TV, there are a bunch of great deals here you won't want to miss out on. Show More Summary
The next Apple TV is going to have to do more than just introduce 4K support to get back on track.
This week, on The CultCast: according to new reports, iPhone 8 is getting a huge makeover with edge-to-edge screen, wireless charging, huge battery, and more. We’ll tell you all we know. Plus: a 4K Apple TV is on the way; our favorite TV from days of yore; and the search for the perfect corn dog. […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)