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Topic: Apple TV

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Apple introduces 'Categories' section to tvOS App Store

11/04/2015, 05:11 pm

Continuing the build out of its all new tvOS App Store, Apple on Wednesday added a "Categories" section to the online marketplace's top navigation bar for a more streamlined app browsing experience.

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First developer beta of tvOS 9.1 for Apple TV now available

11/03/2015, 01:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued the very first beta for tvOS 9.1, its new Apple TV operating system, to developers for testing, less than a week after the next-generation set-top box became publicly available.

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Apple activates Top Charts section for Apple TV, games dominate paid downloads

11/02/2015, 09:11 pm

Three days after launching an all new tvOS App Store alongside the fourth-generation Apple TV, Apple on Monday added a Top Charts section to aggregate the online shop's most popular and highest grossing titles, revealing games to be high on users' download lists.

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Review: Fourth-gen Apple TV with Siri Remote and tvOS App Store

11/02/2015, 08:11 pm

The new Apple TV has been revamped both inside and out, sporting an entirely new operating system dubbed tvOS that brings it even closer to iOS, along with an overhauled Siri Remote featuring voice input and a fantastic clickable trackpad. But it's what's yet to come --namely, the growth of the Apple TV App Store --that will make or break the next-generation set-top box.

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Plex app turns 4th-gen Apple TV into personal media server

11/02/2015, 06:11 pm

Adding to the quickly growing list of new Apple TV apps, media server solution Plex issued its hotly anticipated tvOS app on Monday with support for local content playback, Internet channels and more.

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Games dominate paid downloads in Apple TV App Store's first weekend

11/02/2015, 11:11 am

Last Friday's debut of the fourth-generation Apple TV also brought with it tvOS and a dedicated App Store, with games proving to be the most popular paid apps at launch, new data reveals.

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New Apple TV incompatible with Apple's own Remote app for iOS and watchOS

10/30/2015, 07:10 pm

As shipments of Apple's latest and greatest Apple TV reach eager customers, some may be disappointed to find Apple's Remote app for iOS and watchOS incompatible with the new model, meaning all tvOS navigation and text entry must be conducted via the included Siri Remote and onscreen keyboard.

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Game controller support is already better on Apple TV than iOS

10/30/2015, 02:10 pm

Right out of the box, the new fourth-generation Apple TV offers much clearer, simpler, and broader support for dedicated physical game controllers than the iPhone or iPad, even though the latter devices have featured gamepad connectivity for years.

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First look: Fourth-generation Apple TV with Siri Remote

10/30/2015, 12:10 pm

After being unveiled in September, the revamped Apple TV today made its way into consumers' living rooms, along with the all-new Siri Remote with voice input and touchpad. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the brand new set-top box.

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Fourth-gen Apple TV now available for in-store pickup at Apple Stores, Best Buy

10/30/2015, 11:10 am

The new Apple TV is available for in-store pickup on Friday not only at Apple Stores, but also for some Best Buy shoppers, who previously didn't expect to have any pickups until next week.

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New Apple TV supports 3DTV content, games already in tvOS App Store

10/29/2015, 06:10 pm

It appears Apple's fourth-generation Apple TV is capable of displaying 3DTV content on compatible sets, as a third-party developer on Thursday released one of the first 3DTV-enabled titles to hit the new tvOS App Store.

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Amazon yanks Apple TV and Chromecast from digital shelves

10/29/2015, 06:10 pm

Making good on promises to halt sales of set-top streaming devices competing with its own Fire TV lineup, Amazon on Thursday removed all Apple TV and Google Chromecast products from its online store.

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First look: SteelSeries Nimbus wireless controller brings multiplayer gaming to Apple TV

10/29/2015, 04:10 pm

Online buyers of the new fourth generation Apple TV get a "personalized" recommendation to also buy the SteelSeries Nimbus, a wireless video game controller designed to enhance gameplay on the new device with physical joysticks, a D-pad and buttons. Although it won't be required for standard play on any games, it is needed for multiplayer gaming.

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Apple begins delivering 4th-gen Apple TV, launches App Store and final tvOS build

10/29/2015, 04:10 pm

The first online orders of the new Apple TV are beginning to reach customers, just as Apple is officially launching the device's App Store and seeding the finished version of tvOS.

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Eddy Cue dodges questions about original TV content, says Apple TV not for cord-cutters

10/29/2015, 02:10 pm

In a TV interview posted on Thursday, Eddy Cue -- Apple's senior VP for Internet Software and Services -- dodged questions about original programming, while downplaying the possibility of using the new Apple TV as a cord-cutting option.

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BBC to release iPlayer app for new Apple TV in 'coming months'

10/29/2015, 06:10 am

UK Apple customers will soon be able to stream catch-up episodes of their favorite BBC programs on the big screen, as the storied broadcaster announced plans to bring a version of its iPlayer service to the new Apple TV.

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