Topic: Apple TV
12/30/2015, 02:12 pm
Ten years after Apple's first attempt to bring iTunes and cloud content to the TV, the company has introduced a new tvOS platform to power the future of its Apple TV vision for the living room. Here's what to expect in 2016 as the company begins building on its new media platform.
12/29/2015, 08:12 am
In 2015, Apple dramatically enhanced its ability to make money, and at the same time incrementally dismantled the profit engines of its competitors, leaving them even weaker for their next match in 2016. But Apple has several weaknesses related to the core strength of its existing ecosystems that it needs to address over the coming year if it wants to retain and enhance its brand of excellence that drives sales of its premium, profitable hardware.
12/28/2015, 07:12 pm
The results of AppleInsider's holiday survey are in, and the hottest Apple gifts for the 2015 holiday season, as selected by you the reader, were Apple TV, Apple Watch and Apple accessories.
12/21/2015, 10:12 am
The ease of use of the Apple TV is a good thing for content creators, Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger said in an interview on Monday, praising Apple for creating what he believes is the most intuitive television user interface ever.
12/19/2015, 12:12 pm
A week ago, AppleInsider launched a giveaway contest to award 5 lucky readers with either an Apple Watch Sport model of their choice or a brand new 64GB Apple TV. So without further ado, our winners are...
12/16/2015, 05:12 pm
The National Football League is considering Apple among several potential partners for streaming Thursday matches, a report said on Wednesday.
12/15/2015, 01:12 pm
Enjoy -- the white-glove delivery service launched by former Apple retail head Ron Johnson -- on Tuesday began sales of two more Apple products, including AirPort routers and the fourth-generation Apple TV.
12/14/2015, 10:12 am
The BBC has brought its online streaming service, iPlayer, to U.K. owners of the fourth-generation Apple TV thanks to a promised app.
12/10/2015, 11:12 am
Apple's new app store for the Apple TV platform now features over 2600 apps, with an average of 447 new apps coming each week, according to recently-published third-party data.
12/09/2015, 06:12 pm
Streaming music service Pandora launched an official tvOS app on Wednesday, while separately, users have noticed that the fourth-generation Apple TV continues to lack Bluetooth keyboard support, even after Tuesday's tvOS 9.1 update.
Apple's streaming TV talks fell apart on push for 'skinny' channel bundle priced under $30/month - report
12/09/2015, 01:12 pm
Apple's vision for the future of television is a basic streaming bundle with just a handful of channels for a low price -- something content owners couldn't agree to, according to a new report.
Apple's Eddy Cue hints at new Remote app for Apple TV, says over half of fourth-gen buyers are upgraders
12/09/2015, 09:12 am
Apple is at work on a new iOS remote app that will fully replicate the functions of the Siri Remote bundled with the fourth-generation Apple TV, according to the company's senior VP of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue.
12/08/2015, 08:12 pm
Apple on Tuesday released a new commercial highlighting the fourth-generation Apple TV, tvOS and the dedicated tvOS App Store, with special attention paid to third-party on-demand offerings.
12/08/2015, 06:12 pm
Apple TV owners waiting for an Apple-branded over-the-top television service will likely be twiddling their thumbs well into 2016, as the company has reportedly tapped the brakes on its Internet streaming initiative, according to CBS chief Les Moonves.
12/08/2015, 02:12 pm
Tuesday's release of tvOS 9.1 added support for Apple's official Remote app both on iOS devices as well as the Apple Watch, offering alternative Apple TV input methods from the Siri Remote.
12/08/2015, 01:12 pm
The new fourth-generation Apple TV received a software update on Tuesday, with the tvOS 9.1 update giving users the ability to search for music with their voice and the Siri Remote.
12/04/2015, 08:12 pm
Apple recently rectified a niggling oversight in its somewhat slipshod Apple Music app for tvOS, adding a shuffle option for created playlists that saves users the hassle of executing a cumbersome workaround involving playlist sharing.
12/04/2015, 09:12 am
A dubious rumor on Friday from the Far East claims that a fifth-generation Apple TV is starting trial production this month, and will go into mass production as early as the first quarter of 2016, just a few months after the fourth-generation model arrived in consumers' living rooms.
12/02/2015, 04:12 pm
Twitter on Wednesday introduced another simplified login option for fourth-generation Apple TV owners by way of its Digits service, now rolling out to tvOS developers.
12/01/2015, 09:12 am
Amazon on Tuesday touted the performance of its first-party product lineup -- particularly the Fire TV, which the retailer said was the best-selling streaming media player in the U.S. across all retailers. But the cited data only covers the months leading up to the debut of the fourth-generation Apple TV.