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Topic: Apple TV

Apple single sign-on feature goes live with support from 9 pay TV providers

12/06/2016, 04:12 pm

After throwing a spotlight on apps with support for its new single sign-on feature on Monday, and adding a clutch of compatible cable providers today, Apple's streamlined authentication service is now live for all users.

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Fifth developer-only beta of tvOS 10.1 now available for download

12/06/2016, 01:12 pm

After pushing out an assortment of betas on Monday, Apple on Tuesday seeded the fifth beta of tvOS 10.1 for the fourth-generation Apple TV.

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DirecTV Now launch rocky with early adopters having poor experience, getting 'Error 60'

12/01/2016, 08:12 am

Wednesday saw the launch of AT&T's DirecTV Now internet TV service, but the first day of operation was allegedly anything but smooth.

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Apple TV gains fourth beta of tvOS 10.1 with support for new 'TV' app

11/30/2016, 01:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday supplied developers with a fourth pre-release beta of tvOS 10.1, a forthcoming update that will bring a new universal "TV" app, as well as single sign-on support for TV providers, to the company's streaming set-top box.

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Israel's Cellcom brings internet TV service to Apple TV

11/29/2016, 09:11 am

Major Israeli carrier Cellcom is bringing its internet TV service, Cellcom TV, to the fourth-generation Apple TV, in what could potentially be an important sales driver for the set-top.

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PlayStation Vue subscription streaming service launches on Apple TV App Store

11/17/2016, 03:11 pm

Following availability on iOS and the PlayStation 4 game console, Sony on Thursday expanded its PlayStation Vue cable cutting service to the Apple TV.

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Apple marketing power, inconsistent video purchasing habits confusing Hollywood

11/16/2016, 11:11 am

With Apple both throwing its weight around to capture exclusives for video content -- and not willing to get in a bidding war with other streaming services for content -- Hollywood is said to be beginning to question the company's future intentions as a media venue.

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Apple's 'iBooks StoryTime' tvOS app lets kids read along to their favorite books

11/10/2016, 06:11 pm

Apple on Thursday released iBooks StoryTime, a new first-party tvOS app that brings handpicked children's books to the big screen with Read-Aloud narration, fun graphics and animations, and Siri Remote compatibility.

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Apple TV universal search expands to CW Seed shows like 'Whose Line is It Anyway,' 'Vixen'

11/10/2016, 12:11 pm

Apple has silently updated its universal search for the fourth-generation Apple TV, flagging CW Seed, MUBI, and Hopster as viewing options when a person has the appropriate apps installed.

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Behind-the-scenes update allows for Apple TV app installs from iOS or iTunes

11/09/2016, 04:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced changes to the way it handles tvOS apps, most notably allowing one to be automatically downloaded to an Apple TV if a person picks up its iOS counterpart.

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AT&T will entice users to sign up for DirecTV Now OTT service with free Apple TV or Fire TV

11/07/2016, 11:11 am

Briefly available AT&T customer support documents not only shed some light on channels that will be available on the internet-streaming DirecTV Now video service, but also show that the telecom giant will give either an Apple TV or a Fire TV stick as a digital receiver to customers signing up for the service.

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Apple activates single sign-on for tvOS and iOS beta testers

11/03/2016, 10:11 pm

Apple on Thursday activated single sign-on for tvOS 10.1 beta and iOS 10.2 beta, a hotly anticipated feature that allows fourth-generation Apple TV and iOS device owners to authenticate multiple streaming service apps with one set of credentials.

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Apple TV and iOS gain unified television experience with new 'TV' app

10/27/2016, 01:10 pm

Aiming to make it easier to find content across a range of services and apps, Apple on Thursday unveiled 'TV,' a new application for tvOS and iOS that allows users to browse and search for content in one convenient place. It will arrive for free in December.

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Minecraft coming to Apple TV before the end of the year

10/27/2016, 01:10 pm

At Thursday's "hello again" release event, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that immensely popular world-building title Minecraft is coming to the fourth generation Apple TV before the end of 2016.

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Apple to announce 'watch list' TV discovery app at Oct. 27 event - report [u]

10/26/2016, 11:10 am

One of the things Apple reportedly plans to showcase at its Oct. 27 event is a new app that will let people find new shows based on what they watch on an Apple TV.

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Apple TV universal search gets Telemundo integration

10/20/2016, 06:10 pm

Apple this week added Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo to a slowly growing list of services that offer support for universal search on fourth-generation Apple TV devices.

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Apple exec Eddy Cue talks future of TV at Vanity Fair event

10/20/2016, 05:10 pm

On Thursday Apple's senior VP of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, sat down for a three-way discussion at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit in San Francisco, where he spoke at length about the current state of TV and where Apple sees things going.

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Apple TV, iPad utilized in conjunction for patient care at new San Diego hospital

10/19/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple device management tool developer JAMF and UC San Diego Health are collaborating to roll out a patient care and information system utilizing the Apple TV, an iPad, and a large flat-screen television in all 245 rooms of the future Jacobs Medical Center.

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No native Spotify app for Apple TV 'any time soon,' company says

10/18/2016, 01:10 pm

People with a fourth-generation Apple TV shouldn't expect a native Spotify app in the near future, according to a product owner with the company.

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Facebook adds Apple TV & Chromecast support to Web and iOS videos

10/13/2016, 03:10 pm

Facebook on Thursday officially rolled out support for streaming videos to an Apple TV or Google Chromecast, making it easier to watch them on bigger screens.

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