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Topic: Apple TV

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.