Topic: Apple TV
10/28/2015, 10:10 pm
The early reviews are in for Apple's fourth-generation Apple TV, slated to ship to preorder customers on Friday, and the general consensus is that, while not a revolutionary product, the set-top streamer is a step in the right direction.
10/28/2015, 09:10 pm
Two days before Apple's fourth-generation Apple TV is set to ship out to customers, the company on Wednesday confirmed it will add Apple Music compatibility to the set-top box's voice activated Siri search feature in an update early next year.
10/28/2015, 08:10 am
Electronics mega-retailer Best Buy began accepting preorders for the fourth-generation Apple TV on Wednesday, with an anticipated arrival in one week, on Nov. 4.
10/26/2015, 09:10 am
As promised, the new fourth-generation Apple TV became available for purchase Monday, with the first orders scheduled to arrive beginning this Friday, Oct. 30.
10/22/2015, 12:10 am
Preparing for next week's launch of an all-new Apple TV with dedicated App Store, Apple sent out emails to developers on Wednesday asking for tvOS app submissions tested on the latest golden master seed.
10/21/2015, 06:10 pm
After pushing out new iOS, OS X and watchOS versions on Wednesday, and ahead of next week's fourth-generation Apple TV sales debut, Apple updated its App Store Review Guidelines to reflect changes specific to tvOS, including a requirement that an app's "core functionality" must support Siri remote.
10/21/2015, 01:10 pm
Apple on Wednesday released the golden master of tvOS to developers, paving the way for the launch of the fourth-generation Apple TV next week, with orders officially beginning Oct. 26.
10/20/2015, 02:10 pm
Apple on Tuesday added streaming options for the last two of the "big four" U.S. broadcast networks -- CBS and NBC -- to the Apple TV lineup, as well as an entirely new, exclusive fashion channel dubbed M2M.
10/19/2015, 11:10 pm
During an interview at this year's WSJD Live conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced Apple TV will be available for purchase next Monday and should start shipping out to buyers at the end of the week.
10/19/2015, 11:10 pm
On stage at the second annual WSJD Live conference on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed Apple Music now has more than 15 million users, including 6.5 million in the paid tier, but stayed mum on Apple Watch sales numbers and a rumored car project.
10/14/2015, 12:10 pm
CBS talks with Apple regarding a streaming TV service should lead to an agreement, though a timeline is uncertain, the network's CEO said in a Wednesday TV interview.
10/03/2015, 07:10 pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook recently confirmed that developers will indeed be granted access to a universal search API set to debut with the fourth-generation Apple TV, meaning third-party apps have the opportunity to get screen time alongside big name services like HBO and Hulu.
10/03/2015, 12:10 am
Apple sent out emails late Friday notifying developers that a second batch of Apple TV dev kits are being sent out to meet overwhelming demand.
10/01/2015, 03:10 pm
Amazon will halt all sales of the Apple TV and Google Chromecast beginning on Oct. 29, the company said in an email to marketplace vendors, claiming that its Prime Video service doesn't run well on some devices outside of the Fire TV line.
09/30/2015, 05:09 pm
Apple has banned iFixit's developer account and pulled its app from the App Store after the repair firm dismantled a fourth-generation Apple TV dev kit it received as part of Apple's pre-release program.
09/28/2015, 05:09 pm
A video posted to the Web on Monday shows a Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator running on Apple's tvOS, allowing developer Kevin Smith to play a number of old-school arcade titles with a paired Bluetooth gaming controller.
09/22/2015, 11:09 am
A teardown of the first Apple TV and its new voice-enabled Siri Remote has discovered the controller sports the same Broadcom-made touchscreen controller the company already uses in the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and iPad Air.
09/19/2015, 10:09 pm
There's a new Apple TV coming in October, but before plunking down any hard-earned money, it's worth comparing it with other options out there like Amazon, Google, and Roku -- and even the older third-gen Apple TV.
09/15/2015, 07:09 pm
Apple made good on a promise to ship out Apple TV development kits to select developers this week, as some who were selected to take part in the early access program received their kits on Tuesday.
09/14/2015, 03:09 pm
Apple on Monday began informing developers who won its Apple TV lottery that their new set-top boxes will begin shipping later this week, allowing them to build applications ahead of the October launch.