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Topic: Apple TV

Apple TV universal search expands to CW Seed shows like 'Whose Line is It Anyway,' 'Vixen'

11/10/2016, 12:11 pm

Apple has silently updated its universal search for the fourth-generation Apple TV, flagging CW Seed, MUBI, and Hopster as viewing options when a person has the appropriate apps installed.

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Behind-the-scenes update allows for Apple TV app installs from iOS or iTunes

11/09/2016, 04:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced changes to the way it handles tvOS apps, most notably allowing one to be automatically downloaded to an Apple TV if a person picks up its iOS counterpart.

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AT&T will entice users to sign up for DirecTV Now OTT service with free Apple TV or Fire TV

11/07/2016, 11:11 am

Briefly available AT&T customer support documents not only shed some light on channels that will be available on the internet-streaming DirecTV Now video service, but also show that the telecom giant will give either an Apple TV or a Fire TV stick as a digital receiver to customers signing up for the service.

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Apple activates single sign-on for tvOS and iOS beta testers

11/03/2016, 10:11 pm

Apple on Thursday activated single sign-on for tvOS 10.1 beta and iOS 10.2 beta, a hotly anticipated feature that allows fourth-generation Apple TV and iOS device owners to authenticate multiple streaming service apps with one set of credentials.

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Apple TV and iOS gain unified television experience with new 'TV' app

10/27/2016, 01:10 pm

Aiming to make it easier to find content across a range of services and apps, Apple on Thursday unveiled 'TV,' a new application for tvOS and iOS that allows users to browse and search for content in one convenient place. It will arrive for free in December.

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Minecraft coming to Apple TV before the end of the year

10/27/2016, 01:10 pm

At Thursday's "hello again" release event, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that immensely popular world-building title Minecraft is coming to the fourth generation Apple TV before the end of 2016.

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Apple to announce 'watch list' TV discovery app at Oct. 27 event - report [u]

10/26/2016, 11:10 am

One of the things Apple reportedly plans to showcase at its Oct. 27 event is a new app that will let people find new shows based on what they watch on an Apple TV.

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Apple TV universal search gets Telemundo integration

10/20/2016, 06:10 pm

Apple this week added Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo to a slowly growing list of services that offer support for universal search on fourth-generation Apple TV devices.

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Apple exec Eddy Cue talks future of TV at Vanity Fair event

10/20/2016, 05:10 pm

On Thursday Apple's senior VP of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, sat down for a three-way discussion at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit in San Francisco, where he spoke at length about the current state of TV and where Apple sees things going.

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Apple TV, iPad utilized in conjunction for patient care at new San Diego hospital

10/19/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple device management tool developer JAMF and UC San Diego Health are collaborating to roll out a patient care and information system utilizing the Apple TV, an iPad, and a large flat-screen television in all 245 rooms of the future Jacobs Medical Center.

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No native Spotify app for Apple TV 'any time soon,' company says

10/18/2016, 01:10 pm

People with a fourth-generation Apple TV shouldn't expect a native Spotify app in the near future, according to a product owner with the company.

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Facebook adds Apple TV & Chromecast support to Web and iOS videos

10/13/2016, 03:10 pm

Facebook on Thursday officially rolled out support for streaming videos to an Apple TV or Google Chromecast, making it easier to watch them on bigger screens.

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Channels streaming app updated to version 2.0, brings integrated programming listings to Apple TV

10/11/2016, 02:10 pm

The popular cord-cutter app Channels has been upgraded to version 2.0, implementing on-screen television programming guides to ease streaming from a HDHomeRun to the fourth generation Apple TV.

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iOS 10 tips: Rich notifications enable tvOS text entry from iPhone's lock screen

10/06/2016, 06:10 pm

With rich notifications in iOS 10, users can now view and interact with alerts from a variety of apps directly from the lock screen. One of the more useful implementations is the Apple TV Remote app, which lets users bypass the clunky tvOS keyboard and enter text with their iPhone.

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Apple TV's universal search comes to five more countries, expands in US & Australia

10/04/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple has enhanced access to its universal search feature on the fourth-generation Apple TV, bringing it to five new countries, and adding more supported services in the U.S. and Australia.

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The CW launches Apple TV app, no cable login required

09/29/2016, 08:09 pm

Adding to an already successful mobile app offering, television network The CW updated both its iOS and tvOS apps on Thursday with new features like AirPlay support and the ability to stream shows without a cable login.

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Plex Cloud beta launches, uses Amazon Drive subscription to store user media

09/26/2016, 12:09 pm

The Plex developers have commenced testing of Amazon Drive as a storage venue for media, with future versions of the Plex app on iOS and tvOS able to stream stored video without the need for a network attached storage device, or a home server.

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Apple allegedly working on Siri stand-alone speaker with HomeKit integration

09/23/2016, 09:09 am

Apple appears to be stepping up efforts to combat Amazon's suite of Alexa voice recognition devices, with a Siri-based home voice assistant reportedly in the works.

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Apple adds ABC News to Apple TV's 'Live Tune-In' support

09/22/2016, 05:09 pm

Apple on Thursday added ABC News to the roster of apps supported by Live Tune-In, a feature of the fourth-generation Apple TV.

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Some new iOS 10 Home app features not supported by third-gen Apple TV [u]

09/16/2016, 12:09 pm

After users upgrade devices to iOS 10, they won't be able to take full advantage of some new HomeKit-related features on older, third generation Apple TVs.

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