Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated December 5th
 

Topic: Apple TV

Apple adds shuffle option for custom Apple Music playlists on Apple TV

12/04/2015, 08:12 pm

Apple recently rectified a niggling oversight in its somewhat slipshod Apple Music app for tvOS, adding a shuffle option for created playlists that saves users the hassle of executing a cumbersome workaround involving playlist sharing.

20 comments

Unlikely rumor claims fifth-gen Apple TV will go into mass production in early 2016

12/04/2015, 09:12 am

A dubious rumor on Friday from the Far East claims that a fifth-generation Apple TV is starting trial production this month, and will go into mass production as early as the first quarter of 2016, just a few months after the fourth-generation model arrived in consumers' living rooms.

41 comments

Twitter plans to bring simpler logins to tvOS via Digits authentication

12/02/2015, 04:12 pm

Twitter on Wednesday introduced another simplified login option for fourth-generation Apple TV owners by way of its Digits service, now rolling out to tvOS developers.

0 comments

Amazon says Fire TV was top streaming device at US retailers, but only before new Apple TV launched

12/01/2015, 09:12 am

Amazon on Tuesday touted the performance of its first-party product lineup -- particularly the Fire TV, which the retailer said was the best-selling streaming media player in the U.S. across all retailers. But the cited data only covers the months leading up to the debut of the fourth-generation Apple TV.

67 comments

Amazon says Instant Video app for tvOS could launch 'within a few weeks'

11/28/2015, 11:11 pm

Amazon Instant Video was notably absent from Apple's tvOS App Store launch lineup in October, and while the e-commerce giant remains mum on future plans, a support team representative let slip that the streaming movie service could hit fourth-generation Apple TVs in a few weeks.

75 comments

Facebook SDK for tvOS could solve Apple TV's app login problem

11/25/2015, 09:11 pm

Facebook, not Apple, could be the company to streamline tvOS app account authentication, a process that currently requires users punch in login and password information on an app-by-app basis using a cumbersome onscreen keyboard.

52 comments

Exclusive Deal: Free 32GB Apple TV with all 2015 MacBook Pros plus up to $230 in additional discounts per model with no tax in 48 states

11/25/2015, 01:11 pm

One-upping our offer from last year, this Black Friday AppleInsider has teamed with one of Apple's top authorized resellers to knock $30-$111 off all 2015 13" MacBook Pros and $71-$230 off all 2015 15" MacBook Pros, then throw in a brand new 4th-generation 32GB Apple TV -- on top of those discounts -- for free. Plus free shipping and no tax in 48 states.

0 comments

Apple TV advertising goes beyond small screen with new billboard installations

11/23/2015, 10:11 pm

Taking its Apple TV advertising campaign beyond the small screen and into the real world, Apple is in the process of plastering U.S. billboards with faux broadcast television test patterns rendered in colors borrowed from the company's original rainbow logo.

90 comments

Apple spotlights ABC app, Muppets in new Apple TV ad

11/18/2015, 07:11 pm

Adding to a series of Apple TV ads released earlier this week, Apple on Wednesday posted a new commercial featuring ABC's app, with a little help from the Muppets.

14 comments

Apple issues third beta of tvOS 9.1 for fourth-gen Apple TV

11/18/2015, 02:11 pm

Developers testing software on the new fourth-generation Apple TV were given access to a new tvOS 9.1 beta on Wednesday, the third pre-release build issued thus far.

17 comments

Five new Apple TV ads highlight games and content from tvOS App Store

11/17/2015, 02:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday debuted five new 15-second advertisements for the newly launched Apple TV, highlighting both streaming content and interactive games that can be downloaded from the tvOS App Store.

20 comments

Review: SteelSeries Nimbus is the best gaming controller for Apple TV and iPad

11/15/2015, 03:11 am

Comfortable, competitively priced and featuring a Lightning port for recharging, the SteelSeries Nimbus is the best iOS-compatible gaming controller we've ever tested, and it's the best option to pair with your new fourth-generation Apple TV. But without a clamp to hold an iPhone, it should be the go-to choice for Apple TV and iPad gamers only.

46 comments

Horipad Ultimate is the second Lightning-rechargeable game controller for iOS & Apple TV

11/13/2015, 02:11 pm

Horipad Ultimate, a new Apple-licensed gaming controller for both iOS and the fourth-generation Apple TV, is now available for purchase, sporting a built-in Lightning port for recharging its internal battery.

38 comments

Disney Infinity 3.0 coming to Apple TV bundled with SteelSeries controller

11/11/2015, 04:11 pm

Popular Disney-themed sandbox game Disney Infinity -- which melds physical toys with a virtual universe -- is set to debut on the Apple TV, one of the first console games to make the jump to Apple's new set-top box.

12 comments

Apple TV-focused Tech Talks going on world tour from December to February

11/10/2015, 02:11 pm

Experts from Apple will cross the globe in the coming months to help developers make better apps for the new Apple TV and its tvOS App Store, with 11 total Tech Talks scheduled for a two-month span.

7 comments

First software update for the new 4th-gen Apple TV brings tvOS 9.0.1

11/09/2015, 01:11 pm

Apple on Monday pushed its first software update for tvOS, bumping the operating system which sits at the heart of the 4th-generation Apple TV to version 9.0.1.

72 comments

Apple's Eddy Cue talks over-the-top Apple TV services, interactive content in interview

11/06/2015, 08:11 pm

In newly released footage of Eddy Cue's recent interview with CNNMoney, the Apple exec offered a few more details about the company's vision for the living room, specifically discussing the role apps will play in freeing consumers from traditional viewing habits.

23 comments

Apple singles out shopping apps in new iOS App Store category [u]

11/06/2015, 01:11 pm

Apple added a new Shopping category to the iOS App Store on Friday to collect mobile banking, marketplace and coupon apps -- including those that accept Apple Pay -- in one easy to browse location.

11 comments

Sony inks deal with Disney, will bring ESPN & ABC to Vue streaming TV service

11/05/2015, 10:11 am

Sony's Vue subscription TV service, which is available on the company's PlayStation game consoles as well as Apple's iPad, will gain access to Disney-owned channels including live sports from ESPN, it was announced on Thursday.

41 comments

Apple TV's tvOS found to support app folders

11/04/2015, 09:11 pm

Developer Steve Troughton-Smith continues to find interesting nuggets of info in Apple's tvOS that hint at future Apple TV capabilities, and on Wednesday discovered a way to bring app folder support to the new operating system.

55 comments