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Topic: Apple TV

Next-gen Apple TV 4K streaming requirements, native resolution revealed

09/10/2017, 12:09 am

The iOS 11 GM leak continues to yield details about upcoming Apple products, with a Saturday discovery revealing 4K streaming requirements and resolution standards for an as-yet-unreleased Apple TV model.


What to expect from Apple's Sept. 12 event: iPhone X & 8, Apple Watch with LTE, 4K Apple TV with HDR

09/09/2017, 02:09 pm

This Tuesday, the first-ever event at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Apple's iconic iPhone. It's expected to be headlined by a new OLED model known as the iPhone X, but that's not all the company has in store. AppleInsider gives you a complete rundown of what to expect.


Apple allegedly making big push for $5 billion James Bond 007 movie franchise rights

09/06/2017, 11:09 am

After a 2015 expiration of the last deal for the James Bond 007 film franchise, a new report claims that Apple, Amazon, and Warner Bros. are sparring over production rights for future films.


Apple Events app for Apple TV updated ahead of Sept. 12 keynote

09/05/2017, 06:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued an update to its Apple Events tvOS app with assets teasing the upcoming Sept. 12 media event, at which the company is expected to unveil a trio of new iPhones, an LTE Apple Watch and next-generation Apple TV with 4K capabilities.


Apple breaches tenth beta milestone with new developer test version of tvOS 11

09/05/2017, 01:09 pm

After just a few days in the wild, Apple has updated one beta to beta 10, with only tvOS 11 seeing a very minor increment in revision.


Apple wins technical Emmy award for Apple TV Siri integration

08/29/2017, 06:08 pm

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Tuesday handed Emmy awards out to a number of technology companies for achievements in media-related fields, with Apple taking one home for its work on Siri for Apple TV.


Amazon Prime Video Apple TV app may not be ready for September launch

08/29/2017, 03:08 pm

While an Apple TV app for Amazon Prime Video isn't news, a report is now claiming that the app may not see a rumored September launch.


Watch: The best tvOS 11 features coming to Apple TV this fall

08/28/2017, 05:08 pm

Apple is expected to release its next-generation tvOS 11 operating system this fall alongside a rumored Apple TV device capable of 4K resolutions and HDR color reproduction. Get up to date on the latest feature additions and improvements coming to Apple's set-top streamer in this video.


Apple to launch 4K Apple TV model at September iPhone event

08/24/2017, 04:08 pm

Apple at an upcoming special event next month intends to release a refreshed Apple TV model with upgraded internals capable of pumping out 4K video, according to a report on Thursday.


Apple TV losing market share to streaming set-top box rivals Roku, Amazon

08/23/2017, 01:08 pm

Competitors to the Apple TV are continuing to outpace Apple's streaming set-top box, a consumer research report claims, with the proportion of U.S. households owning and using an Apple TV shrinking while Roku increases its strong lead.


Vudu unveils native Apple TV app for streaming Ultraviolet, Disney Movies Anywhere content

08/22/2017, 09:08 am

As expected, a native Apple TV app has launched for Walmart's Vudu streaming service, allowing for streaming of over 100,000 titles, with 4,000 of them free and ad-supported.


Latest tvOS 11 beta points to HDR-equipped 'J105a' model for Apple TV

08/21/2017, 03:08 pm

Further backing the impending arrival of a new Apple TV, the seventh tvOS 11 beta -- released on Monday -- makes references to a "J105a" model with support for HDR (high dynamic range).


AT&T revives free Apple TV offer for new DirecTV Now subscribers

08/16/2017, 10:08 pm

AT&T on Wednesday renewed a promotional plan that offers new DirecTV Now customers a free 32GB Apple TV when they sign up for a three-month paid subscription.


ESPN app for Apple TV update adds the ability to watch four live feeds simultaneously

08/16/2017, 10:08 am

ESPN has rolled out a new update for its live streaming Apple TV app, allowing cable subscribers to catch four live feeds from the network at the same time, aimed at college football season.


Walmart's Vudu to get native Apple TV app on Aug. 22

08/15/2017, 04:08 pm

Long in the works, Walmart will finally launch a native Apple TV app for Vudu, its video streaming service, on Aug. 22.


How to automate your home with Apple's HomeKit, with or without an iPad or Apple TV

08/08/2017, 10:08 am

Apple's HomeKit allows users to control compatible hardware with an iPhone -- but expanded control from outside the home requires either an Apple TV of some flavor, or an iPad. AppleInsider explains the use cases, and what you need to get started.


Developer hacks tvOS Simulator to run clean 4K, resolution likely limited to 2017 Apple TV

08/08/2017, 09:08 am

Images published on Tuesday show Apple's tvOS Simulator hacked to run at 4K resolution, suggesting that Apple likely has little interface work to do to support a fifth-generation Apple TV believed to be coming this fall.


AT&T strikes deal to bring CBS networks, Showtime to DirecTV Now

08/07/2017, 10:08 pm

AT&T on Monday announced a new deal with CBS that will bring streaming and on-demand content from a number of popular networks to DirecTV Now, including CBS News, CBS Sports Network, The CW, Pop and Showtime.


Apple's single sign-on feature gains nearly 440 new providers

08/06/2017, 04:08 am

Apple's running list of providers offering support for single sign-on streaming authentication grew exponentially this week with the addition of 438 cable and satellite television companies, including firms offering services in Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


Apple TV with 4K UHD, 10-bit HDR and Dolby Vision revealed by HomePod firmware

08/05/2017, 06:08 pm

Apple's own firmware for the upcoming HomePod speaker has proven to be the gift that keeps on giving for enthusiasts, this time revealing that a next-generation Apple TV will boast support for 4K video, as well as high dynamic range in both 10-bit and Dolby Vision formats.