Apple TV

What’s new with Apple TV in tvOS 11?

What’s new with Apple TV in tvOS 11?

At WWDC 2017 last week, the Apple TV didn’t gain much stage time really, but the next tvOS 11 update does add some new useful features. Tim Cook did mention on stage the new addition of a native Amazon Prime Video app, which is coming later this year. What’s new in tvOS? tvOS 11 may not add any headlining big features, but similar to macOS High Sierra – it focuses more […]

Amazon Video might come to Apple TV this summer

Amazon Video might come to Apple TV this summer

Amazon and Apple haven’t had the best relationship over the past year or so, mainly over the availability of the Apple TV on amazon.com as well as negotiating a deal to get an Amazon Video app on the set top box. While nearly every media streaming device supports Netflix, NOW TV, YouTube and Amazon Video – the Apple TV just doesn’t support it, currently if you want to use Amazon […]

Apple might be cutting App Store fees for video services in half

Apple might be cutting App Store fees for video services in half

Apple’s newly announced TV app will help organise the media apps on the Apple TV and also keep track of the shows you’re watching. The TV app is coming soon in the US at first to Apple TV and iOS. Now as Netflix isn’t going to be present on the new TV app and Amazon came out a few months ago and said that they won’t be adding Amazon Prime […]

Whats new in tvOS 10 for Apple TV?

Whats new in tvOS 10 for Apple TV?

Along with iOS 10 and watchOS 3 this week, Apple also released tvOS 10 for Apple TV. And with this release, it may not be as feature rich as iOS may be but it does add some useful features. Siri Siri has seen some improvements to aid finding movies about certain subjects. Siri can now search for movies and tv shows which are about two subjects. Such as “Show me […]

New Apple TV beta enables voice dictation search

New Apple TV beta enables voice dictation search

When the new Apple TV launched back in November last year, a few days after headline after headline popped up in the Apple community regarding various things that had been discovered that the new device couldn’t do, one of which was voice dictation meaning the user was forced to go through the process of manually entering each character. Also things such as keyboards couldn’t be used with bluetooth initially as […]

BBC iPlayer app now available for Apple TV

BBC iPlayer app now available for Apple TV

The new Apple TV is great, I can confirm that but one thing that is missing is the addition of the UK’s biggest on demand service, BBC iPlayer. When Apple’s new set-top box was announced back in September alongside the iPhone 6s and iPad Pro, the BBC said that they had “no plans” to release an app for the Apple TV, but after some developers managed to whip up and […]

Over 2,600 apps are now available for the new Apple TV

Over 2,600 apps are now available for the new Apple TV

The new Apple TV has only been on sale for just over a month now and already, tvOS has over 2,600 native applications which can be downloaded, apps such as games, shopping apps, weather, panoramic views and ways to watch TV. Also surprisingly as this device is intended to be plugged into a TV to watch Netflix, Now TV and YouTube and in the US Hulu, HBO Now and ESPN […]

Apple TV may soon have folders, similar to iOS

Apple TV may soon have folders, similar to iOS

We’re used to what folders are, the iPhone has had them since iOS 4 back in 2011 and the Mac also uses them on Launchpad. Well, we may soon be able to have them on the new Apple TV has developer, Steve Troughton-Smith has found some code in the public release on tvOS 9.0 which hints towards folders for apps, named Headboard. The act of creating folders work exactly as […]

The new Apple TV is now on sale

The new Apple TV is now on sale

Yes, the brand new Apple TV is now on sale – complete with all the new goodies such as the fast A8 chip for all the games you’ll be playing as well as the Siri remote. This new model with revealed along side the iPhone 6s and iPad Pro but we only knew that it would be released “Later this fall.” As we come to the end of October now, […]

iFixit have been banned from the App Store, following Apple TV teardown

iFixit have been banned from the App Store, following Apple TV teardown

iFixit have been tearing down the latest Apple products, as well as other phones for ages now but the latest one has actually ticked Apple off a bit. The new Apple TV has been teared down by the website and as the device is only available to developers until the final launch later this year sharing any details to the public actually violates the NDA, which strictly states that any publication […]