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Topic: tvOS

Activists call for boycott of Apple and Amazon over National Rifle Association streaming app

02/28/2018, 01:02 am

Following a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., gun control activists are calling for a 24-hour boycott of Apple and Amazon as the two companies host the National Rifle Association's NRAtv channel on their respective platforms.


Apple raises screenshot limit for App Store listings to 10 images

02/22/2018, 02:02 pm

Apple has made it easier for developers to show off their app in App Store listings for the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Apple Watch, by increasing the maximum number of screenshots that can be included in a product page to 10 images per device.


Apple issues iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS updates with fix for Indian character bug

02/19/2018, 04:02 pm

As promised, Apple on Monday released revisions to iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS with a fix for a bug that crashes devices running earlier operating system iterations when an Indian language character is received by certain messaging apps.


Apple adds live news section to TV app on iOS and tvOS

02/08/2018, 11:02 pm

Apple on Thursday updated its TV app for iOS and tvOS with a live news section, making good on promises last year to deliver live streaming content from a variety of network news channels to the cord-cutting app.


Apple issues first tvOS 11.3 beta to public testers

01/25/2018, 06:01 pm

Following the release of the first tvOS 11.3 beta to developers on Wednesday, Apple a day later issued a similar beta build of the streaming device operating system to public beta program members for testing.


Apple issues second public betas of iOS 11.2.5 & tvOS 11.2.5

12/20/2017, 02:12 pm

Hot on the heels of its latest developer seeds, Apple on Wednesday released second public betas of iOS 11.2.5 for iPhones and iPads, and tvOS 11.2.5 for the Apple TV.


Amazon Prime Video is already the most popular Apple TV app at launch

12/19/2017, 11:12 am

After just a few days on the tvOS App Store, the Amazon Prime Video app for Apple TV is already the most popular download ever at launch, revealing just how pent-up demand was for the service.


Apple seeds first public betas of iOS 11.2.5 & tvOS 11.2.5

12/14/2017, 02:12 pm

Apple on Thursday issued the first public betas for two of its next planned point releases, iOS 11.2.5 and tvOS 11.2.5.


Apple releases first iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, tvOS 11.2.5 betas

12/13/2017, 04:12 pm

On the heels of Wednesday's release of iOS 11.2.1, Apple issued new beta versions of iOS, watchOS and tvOS, all of which are thought to include minor performance updates and bug fixes.


Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV limited to 2.1 stereo sound, despite streaming 4K HDR video

12/06/2017, 12:12 pm

Though owners of an ultra-high definition 4K TV set with high-dynamic range will get full visual fidelity from Amazon's newly released Prime Video app for Apple TV, the sound quality won't match that best-in-class experience, as it is apparently limited to 2.1 channels at launch.


First look: Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV launches on tvOS App Store

12/06/2017, 08:12 am

Six months after being announced, Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV has debuted on the tvOS App Store, meaning subscribers will be able to view hits like "The Man in the High Castle," "The Big Sick," "Catastrophe," and "The Grand Tour" on Apple's latest set-top boxes.


Apple updates tvOS to 11.2, adds live sports & video display mode switching

12/04/2017, 01:12 pm

A few days after the emergent release of iOS 11.2, Apple has wrapped up the beta testing and has made tvOS 11.2 for the fourth generation Apple TV and the Apple TV 4K available to all.


Apple outs tvOS 11.1 for Apple TV with fix for KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability & minor changes

10/31/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday put out tvOS 11.1, a maintenance update for the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K that nevertheless includes one important addition: a fix for the KRACK WPA2 vulnerability in devices with Wi-Fi.


tvOS 11.2 will let Apple TV 4K owners choose between matching frame rate or HDR

10/31/2017, 10:10 am

When it reaches the public, tvOS 11.2 -- now in beta -- will let Apple TV 4K users optionally force the set-top to match the HDR settings of content, and not just default to the fastest available frame rate.


Apple TV gets new universal search options in US, Canada, many other countries

10/17/2017, 12:10 pm

Apple has significantly expanded the universal search options present on the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K, improving coverage in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and elsewhere.


Watch: The best tvOS games for Apple TV 4K

10/07/2017, 01:10 pm

Equipped with Apple's A10X Fusion chip, the new Apple TV 4K packs some serious processing power, transforming the set-top streaming box into a decent gaming platform. We sifted through the tvOS App Store to find the best free games that show off the new device's capabilities.


Video: Apple TV 4K and the SteelSeries Nimbus controller brings tvOS gaming back to life

10/06/2017, 11:10 am

The new Apple TV 4K is now available and thanks to an ultra-powerful A10X Fusion CPU, it can output beautiful images with both High Dynamic Range and 4K resolution. Though Apple is touting higher quality movies and video with 4K HDR support, the new processor promises huge potential in terms of gaming.


Apple seeds first public betas of iOS 11.1, macOS 10.13.1 & tvOS 11.1

09/28/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple has released initial public betas iOS 11.1, macOS 10.13.1, and tvOS 11.1, giving the broader public a chance to test out new features and bugfixes.


Apple launches tvOS 11 for Apple TV, adding live news & sports in TV app [u]

09/19/2017, 01:09 pm

As promised Apple on Tuesday released the finished version of tvOS 11, build 15J381, an update for fourth-generation Apple TVs that brings mostly evolutionary improvements, the most significant being groundwork for live news and sports features in the TV app. [Updated with Apple correction]


Apple's macOS High Sierra coming Sept. 25, watchOS 4 & tvOS 11 due Sept. 19

09/12/2017, 04:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday revealed that macOS High Sierra will officially launch on Sept. 25, while two other anticipated software updates, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11, will arrive alongside iOS 11 on Sept. 19.