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Topic: Apple TV

ESPN update rebrands Apple TV app, adds more on-demand content

04/03/2017, 10:04 am

ESPN has rebranded its app for Apple TV, changing the name of the tvOS app from WatchESPN to ESPN, with the sports broadcaster also introducing new video content to the Apple set-top box, including more on-demand content for users to watch.

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Apple considering selling 'premium' TV bundle with HBO, Starz & Showtime - report

04/02/2017, 11:04 pm

Taking an alternate approach to entering pay TV, Apple is reportedly proposing a bundle of three "premium" channels -- namely HBO, Showtime, and Starz.

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tvOS 10.2 update requires AirPlay hardware verification, breaks third-party streaming apps

03/29/2017, 10:03 am

Apple's tvOS 10.2 is preventing third-party AirPlay streamers from sending audio to the fourth-generation Apple TV, and it is unclear at this time if the functionality can be restored.

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Apple TV Remote app updated, adding iPad support and better caption selection

03/27/2017, 03:03 pm

Once iPhone and iPod Touch only, Apple has updated the standalone Apple TV remote app, and for the first time has a specific iPad interface.

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Deals: 32GB Apple TV for $129 ($20 off); iPhone case blowout from $2.99; 13" MacBook Pro for $1,349 ($150 off)

03/23/2017, 02:03 pm

Apple deals are rolling in this week with instant discounts on 4th gen 32GB Apple TVs ($20 off) and 13-inch MacBook Pros with function keys ($150 off). B&H is also slashing prices on iPhone 6/6s/Plus cases with free shipping and prices starting at $2.99. Quantities are limited, though.

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Developer alleges spotting new Apple TV model, unannounced 'tvOS 11' in use logs

03/16/2017, 01:03 pm

Developer Firi Games claims to have seen a single instance of an unreleased Apple TV, running a new version of tvOS -- which may be the postulated 4K version of the product thought to be in testing.

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Tips: How to take screenshots from a fourth generation Apple TV

03/12/2017, 01:03 am

Sometimes, you've just got to get proof of the high score you just got on that Apple TV game, or if you're like us, you've got to take a screenshot to show something off. AppleInsider shows you how to take screenshots from your fourth-generation Apple TV without breaking out the camera.

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iTunes video competitor Vudu coming to app for fourth-gen Apple TV

03/08/2017, 02:03 pm

Vudu -- Walmart's online video rental and purchase service -- is coming to an app for the fourth-generation Apple TV, according to an engineer with the company.

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AT&T offers free HBO perk, monthly discount to existing DirecTV Now customers

03/07/2017, 07:03 pm

AT&T on Tuesday announced new loyalty rewards for existing DirecTV customers, offering 12 free months of HBO service to "Go Big" and "Gotta Have It" subscribers, or $5 off the bill of lower tier plans.

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Apple declares second-gen Apple TV 'obsolete,' halts most hardware support

03/02/2017, 09:03 am

Apple this week added the second-generation Apple TV to its list of "vintage" and "obsolete" products, rendering it ineligible for repairs in most parts of the world.

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How to find and watch Facebook Live streaming video with your Apple TV

03/01/2017, 10:03 am

Facebook has recently launched its Videos app for the Apple TV, providing shared videos to users freed from most of the commentary the social network provides -- AppleInsider examines the offering.

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Facebook Video launches for Apple TV with support for live streams

02/28/2017, 11:02 pm

Facebook on Tuesday launched Facebook Video, a new tvOS app that allows fourth-generation Apple TV owners to view pre-recorded video content, including live streams, on the big screen.

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Apple issues fourth beta of tvOS 10.2 for developers with accelerated scrolling, VideoToolbox

02/28/2017, 01:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a fourth developer beta of tvOS 10.2, an update for the fourth-generation Apple TV that should mostly add minor feature enhancements.

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Apple unlikely to develop an Echo-like standalone Siri speaker - report

02/20/2017, 02:02 pm

Apple doesn't appear interested in developing a standalone Amazon Echo-like speaker utilizing Siri, as the company's vision is instead linked to devices like the iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods.

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Apple releases third beta of iOS 10.3 with 'Find my AirPods,' tvOS 10.2, watchOS 3.2 for developers

02/20/2017, 01:02 pm

Nearly two weeks since the last release, Apple has made available the third betas of iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 available to developers.

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AppleInsider podcast talks about 'iPhone 8' function area, fake news, BeatsX and more

02/17/2017, 09:02 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Mikey and Victor talk about an 'iPhone 8' with no home button, Malware on the Mac, Apple's effort to fight fake news, and more.

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Bloomberg attacks Apple TV as failing to be "a groundbreaking, iPhone-caliber product"

02/17/2017, 12:02 am

Bloomberg is doubling down on its narrative of Apple as an incompetent, poorly managed company with a perpetual strategy of failure that can't quite pull off its iPhone Magic in everything else the company does. However, the site's facts and analysis of the TV opportunity are seriously flawed.

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Fifth generation of Apple TV to bring 4K compatibility, little else - report

02/16/2017, 08:02 am

A report declares that a new 4K Apple TV, codenamed "J105" is in testing, with a debut coming as soon as this year -- but nothing new may be added to the platform besides the bump in resolution.

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Facebook live video streaming app for Apple TV coming 'soon' to tvOS App Store

02/14/2017, 01:02 pm

Facebook's rumored video app for the Apple TV has been confirmed, with the company declaring that it will be available to fourth -eneration Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV owners soon.

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Apple hires former head of Amazon's Fire TV unit to lead Apple TV operations

02/07/2017, 09:02 pm

Apple is shaking up its Apple TV operating unit with the hire of Timothy D. Twerdahl, the former head of Amazon's Fire TV team who will fill a similar role in Cupertino, a report said Tuesday.

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