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Topic: Apple TV 4K

Netflix disabled AirPlay because it isn't being told what device is getting the stream

04/07/2019, 09:04 am

Netflix has elaborated on the "technical reasons" why it has disabled AirPlay, and claims that since it can't tell what device the stream is being sent to because of changes in the protocol, it won't allow the feature.

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DirecTV is offering a free Apple TV 4K if you pay for four months of service in advance

04/01/2019, 08:04 am

In case you missed the last few times that DirecTV Now and AT&T wanted to give you an Apple TV 4K with four months of service pre-paid, now's your chance.

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Apple announces Apple TV+ service with Apple's unique programming, coming this Fall

03/25/2019, 02:03 pm

After two years of buildup, Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced what he called a "sneak peek" of the programming that his company's content service will include. The new service is to be called Apple TV+, but no pricing or confirmed start date was revealed.

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Apple Arcade will service Apple's one billion gamers on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac

03/25/2019, 01:03 pm

For Apple's third reveal for the services-centric event on Monday, the company has rolled out a new gaming subscription service for the iPad, iPhone, and Mac called "Apple Arcade"

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Pirated 4K 'Aquaman' rip suggests iTunes 4K movie DRM has been broken

03/07/2019, 02:03 pm

The appearance of a pirated 4K-resolution version of the movie "Aquaman" on torrent sites is suspected to have been acquired from the iTunes store, which if true is a sign that someone has found a way around Apple's copyright protection measures.

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The 10 best HomeKit lights, locks, thermostats, and more

02/22/2019, 01:02 pm

It can be tough to sort through the variety of HomeKit accessories on the market, especially if you're new to the smarthome world. Here are some of our favorites in no particular order -- the ones we actually use day-to-day.

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Spectrum debuts $15 cable streaming service for Apple TV, iPhone, iPad users

02/20/2019, 01:02 pm

For $15 per month, the Spectrum TV Essentials streaming service will provide more than 60 channels to an Apple TV or iPhone for customers of the company's internet service that don't have a cable television package.

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AT&T offers free Apple TV 4K to new Fiber Internet customers

02/11/2019, 10:02 am

To lure in customers where ISP choice exists, AT&T is offering a free 32-gigabyte Apple TV 4K to new Fiber Internet subscribers -- with a few catches.

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Apple rumored to sell Apple TV 4K, HomePod at cost

02/01/2019, 07:02 pm

Shedding light on Apple's hardware pricing strategy, and offering a glimpse into the company's push into services, blogger John Gruber claims the tech giant sells the current generation Apple TV 4K at cost and the HomePod at a loss.

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Adding iTunes to Samsung TV is a great move in Apple's long game that it has been playing for years

01/07/2019, 10:01 am

This will hurt sales of Apple TV 4K but in every other way, but adding iTunes Movies and TV Shows to Samsung television sets fits what Apple has been doing since at least the first days of the iPod. And, it's not over yet -- AppleInsider examines the origins of Apple's plan and just how it's setting the firm up for the future.

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Apple releases tvOS 12.1 for Apple TV 4K, fourth generation Apple TV with bug fixes

10/30/2018, 01:10 pm

The latest update to the Apple TV operating system is now out and available to download with no marquee features -- but the release is recommended to all users for stability and performance.

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Small number of Pioneer AV receivers have issues with Apple TV Dolby Atmos support

10/15/2018, 08:10 am

The final arrival of Dolby Atmos support on the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K after a long delay may have been welcomed by AV enthusiasts, but there are a small number of complaints from users who are experiencing audio problems when using Apple's set-top box with their Pioneer equipment.

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Apple rolls out tvOS 12 with Dolby Atmos, 'zero sign-on' & more

09/17/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple has released the final version of tvOS 12, which makes a series of important changes to the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K, most notably the introduction of long-delayed Dolby Atmos support.

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Apple's tvOS 12 with Dolby Atmos, 'zero sign-on' coming Sept. 17

09/12/2018, 03:09 pm

At its Wednesday press event, Apple revealed that the final version of tvOS 12 -- which makes a series of important changes to the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K, most notably the introduction of long-delayed Dolby Atmos support -- is due Sept. 17.

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Verizon's '5G' home broadband to launch on Oct. 1, free Apple TV 4K included

09/11/2018, 06:09 pm

Verizon is making good on promises to deliver what it touts as the world's first commercial 5G deployment, a home broadband service called Verizon 5G Home, announcing on Tuesday that installations will begin on Oct. 1.

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How to get started with and get more out of the Apple TV 4K

08/21/2018, 12:08 pm

The Apple TV is more expensive than most streaming video hardware, but it is overall is the best-designed and most under appreciated of them all -- if only Apple didn't try to control how you use it. AppleInsider switches on.

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Comparing Amazon's Fire TV Cube and the Apple TV 4K

06/28/2018, 04:06 pm

Amazon's Fire TV Cube has just made its way onto the market, close to one year after the Apple TV 4K shipped, but which media streaming device is superior? Or, more importantly, which of the two is right for you?

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Review: Amazon's Fire TV Cube isn't that much better than older models

06/26/2018, 03:06 pm

Amazon has started shipping the Fire TV Cube, a media player aiming at the Apple TV 4K. But, can it bring as much to the table as Apple's device does, for just a little bit less money?

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Everything new in tvOS 12: Over 20 new features for Apple TV

06/19/2018, 11:06 am

During WWDC 2018, Apple devoted a bit of screentime to tvOS 12, but not nearly as much as the others. AppleInsider dives in and find over 20 new features and changes coming on Monday to the Apple TV.

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Dolby Atmos isn't on the Apple TV 4K yet, but it is a must for home theater fans

06/16/2018, 12:06 pm

At last year's September iPhone release event, Apple also unveiled the Apple TV 4K, supporting the latest video technologies like Dolby Vision and HDR10 -- but minus Dolby Atmos. AppleInsider delves into Atmos versus surround sound, and what you can expect when support comes in the fall.

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