Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated July 19th

Topic: Apple TV

Disney CEO & Apple board member Bob Iger calls Apple TV best television interface ever

12/21/2015, 10:12 am

The ease of use of the Apple TV is a good thing for content creators, Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger said in an interview on Monday, praising Apple for creating what he believes is the most intuitive television user interface ever.

56 comments

And the winners of our Apple Watch Sport and 64GB Apple TV giveaway contest are...

12/19/2015, 12:12 pm

A week ago, AppleInsider launched a giveaway contest to award 5 lucky readers with either an Apple Watch Sport model of their choice or a brand new 64GB Apple TV. So without further ado, our winners are...

8 comments

Apple among possible partners for streaming Thursday NFL games

12/16/2015, 05:12 pm

The National Football League is considering Apple among several potential partners for streaming Thursday matches, a report said on Wednesday.

10 comments

Enjoy starts sales, white-glove delivery of AirPort routers & fourth-gen Apple TV

12/15/2015, 01:12 pm

Enjoy -- the white-glove delivery service launched by former Apple retail head Ron Johnson -- on Tuesday began sales of two more Apple products, including AirPort routers and the fourth-generation Apple TV.

10 comments

BBC brings iPlayer to the fourth-gen Apple TV in the UK

12/14/2015, 10:12 am

The BBC has brought its online streaming service, iPlayer, to U.K. owners of the fourth-generation Apple TV thanks to a promised app.

22 comments

Apple TV App Store gains over 400 apps each week, nearly half of all apps are games, data shows

12/10/2015, 11:12 am

Apple's new app store for the Apple TV platform now features over 2600 apps, with an average of 447 new apps coming each week, according to recently-published third-party data.

29 comments

Apple TV gains Pandora app, but tvOS 9.1 still lacks Bluetooth keyboard support

12/09/2015, 06:12 pm

Streaming music service Pandora launched an official tvOS app on Wednesday, while separately, users have noticed that the fourth-generation Apple TV continues to lack Bluetooth keyboard support, even after Tuesday's tvOS 9.1 update.

15 comments

Apple's streaming TV talks fell apart on push for 'skinny' channel bundle priced under $30/month - report

12/09/2015, 01:12 pm

Apple's vision for the future of television is a basic streaming bundle with just a handful of channels for a low price -- something content owners couldn't agree to, according to a new report.

60 comments

Apple's Eddy Cue hints at new Remote app for Apple TV, says over half of fourth-gen buyers are upgraders

12/09/2015, 09:12 am

Apple is at work on a new iOS remote app that will fully replicate the functions of the Siri Remote bundled with the fourth-generation Apple TV, according to the company's senior VP of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue.

21 comments

Apple releases Apple TV ad showcasing on-demand content and apps

12/08/2015, 08:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a new commercial highlighting the fourth-generation Apple TV, tvOS and the dedicated tvOS App Store, with special attention paid to third-party on-demand offerings.

11 comments

Apple's over-the-top television service put on hold, says Les Moonves [u]

12/08/2015, 06:12 pm

Apple TV owners waiting for an Apple-branded over-the-top television service will likely be twiddling their thumbs well into 2016, as the company has reportedly tapped the brakes on its Internet streaming initiative, according to CBS chief Les Moonves.

32 comments

Apple Remote app for Apple Watch, iOS now compatible with Apple TV tvOS 9.1

12/08/2015, 02:12 pm

Tuesday's release of tvOS 9.1 added support for Apple's official Remote app both on iOS devices as well as the Apple Watch, offering alternative Apple TV input methods from the Siri Remote.

31 comments

tvOS 9.1 launches for new Apple TV with Siri search for Apple Music

12/08/2015, 01:12 pm

The new fourth-generation Apple TV received a software update on Tuesday, with the tvOS 9.1 update giving users the ability to search for music with their voice and the Siri Remote.

13 comments

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