Topic: Apple TV
06/13/2016, 01:06 pm
At WWDC 2016 on Monday, Apple SVP of Internet Software Eddy Cue threw a spotlight on a few new tvOS apps including popular streaming services SlingTV, which launched today, and French video app Molotov.tv, among others
06/13/2016, 01:06 pm
A number of enhancements are coming to the fourth-generation Apple TV later this year, including the ability to authenticate a cable subscription just one time across a variety of apps.
06/12/2016, 09:06 pm
On Monday, Apple will finally reveal an assortment of new technologies and initiatives it's been working on over the past year. Here's a look at some of the ideas Apple likely--or hopefully--has on its agenda.
06/10/2016, 01:06 pm
Apple on Friday added four more universal search options for American owners of the fourth-generation Apple TV, namely Bravo, E!, Syfy, and USA.
06/06/2016, 09:06 am
Apple's Siri voice controls debuted on the new Apple TV last fall, and Microsoft's competing Cortana will follow suit, debuting in the living room on Xbox One consoles starting this summer.
06/03/2016, 01:06 pm
Yahoo on Friday relased a new app for the Apple TV, Yahoo Sports, giving owners of the set-top another centralized option for watching sports videos, including some live streams.
06/02/2016, 01:06 pm
Apple TV was first introduced ten years ago at the end of 2006, but unlike the blockbuster iPhone it merely remained a "hobby" over the last decade until finally getting some real attention last year with the 4th generation overhaul. Here's a look at what we're likely to see about the future of tvOS from Apple at this year's Worldwide Developer Conference.
05/31/2016, 11:05 pm
Apple TV owners will have to wait until Apple presents Amazon with "acceptable business terms" before the e-commerce giant releases a long awaited, and highly anticipated, tvOS app for serving up Amazon Prime Video content.
05/31/2016, 12:05 pm
Apple has quietly tweaked the tvOS App Store to hide apps a user already has installed when browsing the store's top charts, a German developer noted on Tuesday.
05/26/2016, 07:05 pm
As of Thursday, pay TV subscribers who also own a fourth-generation Apple TV can stream the latest shows from NBCUniversal channels Bravo, E! and Syfy through dedicated apps Bravo Now, E! Now and Syfy Now.
05/26/2016, 03:05 pm
While Apple is indeed said to be working on competition for Amazon's Echo voice assistant, it should come in the form of an upgraded Apple TV instead of a separate speaker-like device, a report claimed on Thursday.
05/26/2016, 09:05 am
Eddy Cue, Apple's head of internet software and services, raised the idea of his company buying Time Warner in talks with the media giant late last year, a report said on Thursday.
05/20/2016, 03:05 pm
Samsung Electronics has begun talks with entertainment companies to sell an online TV service, potentially beating to market Apple, whose own talks to offer a subscription video content plan have apparently stalled.
05/17/2016, 03:05 pm
A new survey of U.S. broadband households recently purchased a streaming media player has found that Roku continues to own the largest market share, while the Apple TV sales have greatly increased since last year's update. However, no one device controls a majority of the market, leaving the race for a winner still wide open.
05/16/2016, 01:05 pm
Before the next-generation operating systems for Apple Watch and Apple TV are unveiled at WWDC, there are bugs to be squashed in the current versions, which Apple accomplished with a pair of updates issued on Monday.
05/10/2016, 05:05 pm
Just over one month after Disney discontinued support for "Disney Infinity 3.0" on Apple TV, the company on Tuesday announced plans to abandon Disney Infinity altogether, citing poor financials.
05/10/2016, 11:05 am
If Apple ever gets its long-rumored web television service for Apple TV off the ground, a newly-issued patent shows that users may depend on voice navigation to find, watch, and record shows and events.
04/27/2016, 08:04 pm
As promised, AMC this week launched a tvOS app with a content selection mirroring that of its iOS app and web portal, including free-to-stream episodes of hit shows like "The Walking Dead" and "The Night Manager."
04/19/2016, 08:04 pm
As part of ongoing efforts to build out its new tvOS App Store, Apple on Tuesday activated iTunes web previews for fourth-generation Apple TV apps, allowing potential buyers to browse current offerings without turning on their television.
04/18/2016, 06:04 pm
A report on Monday adds to ongoing rumors of Apple's behind-the-scenes push to produce original TV and movie content for Apple TV, saying the company met with top industry talent in private backroom meetings during this year's Sundance Film Festival.