The new Apple TV has been on sale for just over three months now, and the growing catalog of tvOS apps and games looks incredibly promising. It’s what Apple TV fans have been calling out for for years, and it doesn’t disappoint. But does tvOS and a strong backing from iOS developers make Apple TV […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Apple has touted its new Apple TV as a gaming machine, but truth is we haven't really seen too many good games on the device yet (with some notable exceptions). Go Rally, a racing game developed by Inputwish and published by Chillingo, hopes to shine on the device by offering players pass-and-play multiplayer and easy
The list of services that support universal search on the new Apple TV has expanded to include Fox Now, FXNow, and Nat Geo. Now, when you search for a program using Siri on the Apple TV, the results may include the option to view the program in the Fox Now, FXNow, or Nat Geo. Show More Summary
When Apple initially announced the fourth-generation Apple TV, the company made a point to focus on a new feature called universal search. This capability allows users to perform a single search using Siri or the Search app and see content across multiple channels. Until today, the feature was limited to Netflix, iTunes, Hulu, PBS, PBS Kids, Showtime, Showtime Anytime, […]
Universal search, which allows users to find content across multiple apps and services using text or Siri voice search, is one of the most useful features on the new fourth-generation Apple TV. At launch, universal search worked with...Show More Summary
The iTunes Store, the iOS and Mac App Stores, and even the Apple TV were among services affected by a midday outage on Thursday, leaving some people unable to reach them or make purchases.
Channels is a $15 app that lets you watch live TV on the new Apple TV with the help of an HDHomeRun device and an HD antenna or a cable connection. The latest update added buffering so you can pause, rewind and fast forward live sho...
This post originally appeared on Business Insider. When Tim Cook announced the new Apple TV last fall, he said that "the future of TV is apps." This week, I got a preview of that future. And I'm impressed. I'll get to that in a minute. First,...Show More Summary
A subscription TV service isn't the only add-on we could envision for the new Apple TV. Developer Steven Troughton-Smith -- who gave us a peek at iPad split-screen multitasking well before Apple started offering it -- whipped up an app for the device with picture-in-picture support that looks right at home on tvOS. Show More Summary
Apple's not always (or even usually) the first company to jump on a new idea or technology, but they've got a knack for taking things mainstream. So what's next on their list of markets to try to corner? Virtual reality and original streaming TV content, it seems.
Apple may be looking in a new direction in efforts to get its television streaming service off the ground. A new report from The Street reveals that the company has been in talks with Hollywood’s creative community since late last year about producing original TV shows that could be offered exclusively to iTunes customers. Show More Summary
Apple has not canned its TV plans, and a new report says Apple is looking to ink deals for exclusive TV shows that would be streamed on iTunes, planning to possibly unveil the new product during the iPhone 7 media event in September....Show More Summary
Apple is in talks with Hollywood producers to create original TV shows exclusively for iTunes, The Street's Ronald Glover reports. One possibility is that exclusive video content would be a banner feature for a new streaming video service,...Show More Summary
Watch up, dude? (Yeah, I deserve a facepalm for that.) Seriously, that’s the name of a new Apple TV app that is targeted at users who can’t get enough of the news. In an exclusive report by Variety, it is revealed that Watchup is a startup...Show More Summary
The Federal Communications Commission will reportedly float a new initiative that would force cable and satellite providers to broaden support for third-party set-top boxes, paving the way for companies like Apple to build new experiences on top of traditional cable services.
The new Apple TV has been out since October, and it’s really starting to come into its own. When it launched, there were fair questions about why it launched; the TV’s App Store was pitifully stocked, tvOS still felt a bit awkward and there was no easy way to input text. Show More Summary
If you haven't yet pulled the trigger on the new Apple TV, RadioShack is currently offering a pretty good deal on the 32GB version of the set-top-box bundled with an HDMI cable for $120. For comparison, the 32GB model usually runs $150 alone, so this deal is a savings of $30 plus the value of the included HDMI cable. Show More Summary
Both the Apple Watch and the Apple TV set new quarterly sales records in 1Q 2016, according to information shared by Tim Cook during today's earnings call. The Apple Watch saw especially strong sales in December as people purchased the...Show More Summary
It hasn’t been long since Apple came out with the new Apple TV which is a big upgrade over its predecessors, not only is it more powerful but it also has the ability to run apps. However, it removed the Podcasts app that had previously been available on the company’s set-top box. Show More Summary
Apple just released tvOS 9.1.1. The list of changes is quite short is the only visible change is a brand new Podcasts app. The old Apple TV already had a Podcasts app, but it looks like the company had to delay the launch of this less important app. Read More