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Topic: Apple TV 4K

Watch: Why Apple TV 4K can't play 4K YouTube videos

09/24/2017, 08:09 pm

Apple TV 4K promises users the ability to view 4K HDR content from a wide range of sources, including Netflix and Apple's own iTunes Store. However, the streamer is incompatible with one of the world's largest repositories of free 4K content: YouTube. We explain why.

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Video: First look at new Apple TV 4K with HDR

09/24/2017, 03:09 pm

The new Apple TV 4K offers ultra-high resolution streaming from services like iTunes and Netflix, as well as access to apps and games on the tvOS App Store. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the new set-top streaming box.

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iTunes Digital Copy redemptions from non-4K Blu-rays appear to support 4K streaming on new Apple TV

09/22/2017, 06:09 pm

While 4K films on iTunes are streaming-only, it appears that users may be able to upgrade their movie collection if they buy a physical Blu-ray copy that comes with an iTunes Digital Copy code, even if the Blu-ray is just 1080p HD.

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First look: Apple TV 4K with tweaked Siri remote design

09/22/2017, 04:09 pm

If you owned the previous fourth-generation Apple TV with Siri remote, you'll be hard pressed to find any differences with the new fifth-generation Apple TV 4K, aside from a white, raised ring around the Menu button on the remote.

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Apple says it's only streaming 4K iTunes movies, not offering downloads

09/22/2017, 03:09 pm

With the Apple TV 4K launching on Friday, people hoping to upgrade their desktop iTunes movie purchases to 4K may be disappointed -- Apple is only streaming video in that resolution, not offering downloads, according to an official support document.

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First iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K pre-orders arrive, now on sale at international Apple stores

09/21/2017, 07:09 pm

Apple's recently released iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K devices arrived in the hands of early pre-order customers living in Australia, New Zealand and Asia on Friday, local time, while Apple retail stores in those regions began sales of the new hardware.

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Apple TV 4K won't play 4K YouTube videos because of missing Google codec

09/21/2017, 02:09 pm

While the Apple TV 4K can play 4K videos from sources like iTunes and Netflix, that support is conspicuously missing from one of the most popular tvOS apps, YouTube.

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Apple TV 4K impressions positive, depending on how bought-in users are to iTunes

09/21/2017, 10:09 am

Early reviews of the Apple TV 4K are in, with most reviewers having a generally positive impression of the device -- but all point out that other than future-proofing there is no reason to invest in the device if you have no interest in the Apple iTunes ecosystem, or don't have a 4K television.

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Apple says Dolby Atmos surround sound coming to Apple TV 4K in later update

09/21/2017, 09:09 am

Although the shipping version of the Apple TV 4K is missing Dolby Atmos surround sound, support should be coming in a future tvOS update, according to Apple.

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Apple throws iTunes spotlight on 4K HDR movies ahead of Apple TV 4K release

09/20/2017, 05:09 pm

Ahead of Friday's public release of Apple TV 4K, Apple on Wednesday updated its iTunes Store with a special section dedicated to available 4K HDR movies, content that highlights the new set-top streamer's high-definition capabilities.

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Apple begins rollout of TV app in Australia, Canada ahead of iOS 11 & tvOS 11 debut

09/18/2017, 10:09 pm

Apple on Monday began rolling out its TV app in Australia and Canada ahead of tomorrow's scheduled iOS 11 and tvOS 11 release, which will deliver the one-stop streaming hub to seven additional countries later this fall.

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Bluetooth 5 on iPhone 8, iPhone X improves range and speed of BLE iBeacons, IoT sensors

09/18/2017, 03:09 pm

One of the new specifications to appear on the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X is Bluetooth 5, an enhancement of the Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy protocol. Its primary benefit enables BLE devices (such as iBeacons, wearable sensors and other low-power fixtures of the "Internet of Things") to work over greater distances or at faster speeds.

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How high dynamic range support enables richer colors on Apple TV 4K

09/18/2017, 11:09 am

Apple has added high dynamic range, or HDR, to the new Apple TV 4K. AppleInsider explains what the term means as it pertains to 4K video, and how it applies to the new set-top box.

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Apple iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K preorders go live [u]

09/15/2017, 03:09 am

Right on schedule, Apple's iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K all went up for preorder on Friday at 12:01 a.m. Pacific, through the company's dedicated Apple Store app for iOS and online storefront.

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Deals: Pre-order the Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K and iPhone 8 cases with no tax in 48 states

09/15/2017, 03:09 am

Apple authorized resellers are now taking pre-orders for the brand-new line of Series 3 watches, iPhone 8 cases and Apple TV 4K devices with free shipping and no tax collected outside NY and NJ.

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Apple starts rolling out 4K HDR iTunes content ahead of Apple TV 4K launch

09/14/2017, 11:09 pm

As promised, Apple on Thursday began rolling out 4K HDR movies on its iTunes Store, content that customers will be able to stream using the company's new Apple TV 4K set-top box come next week.

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Apple's online store offline ahead of iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K preorders

09/14/2017, 09:09 pm

As it does every year, Apple on Thursday took its online storefront offline at around 5:50 p.m. Pacific in preparation of an onslaught of expected traffic, as preorders for iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K open tomorrow morning.

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Watch: Everything you need to know about Apple TV 4K

09/13/2017, 07:09 pm

Apple will launch an upgraded version of its Apple TV set-top box later this month with support for 4K HDR streams. Before you buy, check out all the specific in this video.

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Apple exterminates USB-C troubleshooting port on Apple TV 4K, adds Gigabit Ethernet

09/13/2017, 02:09 pm

The new Apple TV 4K is getting faster network connectivity with the addition of a Gigabit Ethernet port, but the company has also removed the USB-C port previously used for troubleshooting and screenshot capture.

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Disney lone major studio holdout for 4K movies in Apple's iTunes

09/13/2017, 09:09 am

A significant gap in Tuesday's announcement of 4K movies coming to iTunes was Disney, normally one of Apple's closest corporate partners.

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