Topic: Apple TV
04/15/2016, 12:04 pm
Owners of the fourth-generation Apple TV were on Friday greeted with an updated "What's New" splash screen, promoting "Live Tune-In," a feature letting people jump straight into the live TV feeds of select apps.
04/14/2016, 02:04 am
CBS this week became the latest streaming provider to tap into Apple TV's universal search APIs, adding to a growing list of apps that let surface first-party content via text and Siri voice search.
04/10/2016, 07:04 pm
Apple on Sunday posted a new ad for the Apple TV, featuring soon-to-be-retired basketballer Kobe Bryant and actor Michael B. Jordan, best known for roles in movies like Creed and Fruitvale Station.
04/05/2016, 02:04 pm
No longer will fans of "Ash vs. Evil Dead" be forced to keep a cable subscription or pony up to purchase full seasons, as premium content network Starz has become the latest company to join the on-demand content fray.
03/31/2016, 09:03 am
Disney has revealed it no longer plans to update "Disney Infinity 3.0" for Apple TV, meaning new content and compatibility with new figurines will arrive only on competing platforms.
03/24/2016, 05:03 pm
Apple on Thursday shared a new Apple TV ad highlighting the fourth-generation set-top's Siri voice control functionality, deep content search and Apple Music integration.
03/21/2016, 04:03 pm
As promised, Apple on Monday released the finished tvOS 9.2 update, making a broad assortment of improvements to the fourth-generation Apple TV.
03/17/2016, 03:03 pm
Two popular games from other platforms -- "The Trace" and "Sonic the Hedgehog" -- launched for the fourth-generation Apple TV on Thursday, with Sega promising that more Sonic titles would be making the trip shortly.
03/17/2016, 08:03 am
Apple on Thursday released the official "Apple Events" application for the fourth-generation Apple TV -- a free download from the tvOS App Store that will let users view the company's special event next Monday.
03/10/2016, 02:03 pm
A few days after the sixth betas of iOS 9.3, watchOS 2.2 and OS X 10.11.4 debuted, a new build of tvOS 9.2 for Apple TV has been supplied to registered developers.
03/09/2016, 10:03 pm
In an update sure to please baseball fans across the country, Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) launched a long-awaited update to its At Bat tvOS app this week, debuting next-generation features like split-screen viewing, stat overlays and more.
03/03/2016, 03:03 pm
If the National Football League's Thursday night games come to the Apple TV this fall, it will be on someone else's dime as Apple has reportedly chosen not to bid for rights to show those events.
03/02/2016, 04:03 pm
Subscribers to Sling TV or AMC may soon be able to watch those services through native apps for the fourth-generation Apple TV, a pair of leaks indicated on Wednesday.
02/25/2016, 07:02 pm
As part of continued efforts to build out the nascent tvOS platform, Apple on Thursday flipped the switch on new Apple TV App Store categories, while touting CEO Tim Cook's recent interview with ABC concerning the company's legal fight against FBI data decryption requests.
02/25/2016, 03:02 pm
Apple on Thursday issued a surprise software update for the third-generation Apple TV, closing several security vulnerabilities in the media set-top.
02/24/2016, 09:02 pm
Apple on Wednesday released to developers a series of videos focusing on Apple TV and its tvOS operating system, offering a detailed look at the underlying SDK, resources and best practices associated with coding for the platform.
02/24/2016, 12:02 pm
Avid app buyers now have an easier way to identify purchased apps that are available for their Apple TV but which have not yet been downloaded to that device, as Apple has added an iOS-like "Not on this Apple TV" category to the App Store.
02/23/2016, 12:02 pm
PBS on Tuesday announced an upcoming 24-hour PBS Kids channel that will air on not just on conventional TV, but also as a live Internet stream for phones, tablets, and set-tops, including iOS devices and the Apple TV.
02/22/2016, 07:02 pm
Disney is the latest Apple TV content provider to take advantage of the set-top's universal search API, as deep links to content from the company's Disney Channel, Disney Jr., Disney XD and Watch ABC tvOS apps are now accessible via text and Siri voice search.
02/22/2016, 04:02 pm
Apple on Monday hired a former VP at AMC, Bernadette Simpao, to take charge of its PR efforts for apps and content on the Apple TV, along with several categories of iTunes media. Separately, Twitter officially hired former Apple PR executive Natalie Kerris to head its global communications team.