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Topic: Apple TV

You are the product if you use a Roku streamer, says company CEO

07/20/2018, 02:07 pm

In an interview, the Roku CEO admits that the streaming device firm is in the "ad and content" business, rather than the hardware one.

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Apple releases fourth developer betas of iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5

07/17/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple has rolled out new developer betas for its milestone operating systems, with fourth beta builds of iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 available for testing one day after the newest beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave.

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Apple releases iOS 11.4.1, HomePod 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1 & watchOS 4.3.2 [u]

07/09/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 11.4.1, HomePod 11.4.1, watchOS 4.3.2 and tvOS 11.4.1, cleaning up most of its major platforms. The iOS update is of particular interest for security conscious users, as it marks the first publicly available firmware to include Apple's new USB Restricted Mode.

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Here are all of the executive hires for Apple's worldwide video division

07/05/2018, 01:07 pm

To get the ball rolling on its original TV programming, Apple has recruited a number of executives to run things behind the scenes. Here's a running tally of the managerial additions we know about so far.

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Comparing the seven major live TV streaming services for cord cutters

07/03/2018, 02:07 pm

For all the appeal of services like Netflix and HBO Now, some people just can't bear to part with live TV when they cut the cord. Here are the major options compared, and how to decide which to get -- if any.

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Apple issues third developer betas for iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5 [u]

07/03/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple has released its third round of developer betas for its milestone operating systems, providing testers with new builds of iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12.

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Apple recruits BBC producer Joe Oppenheimer for international video efforts

07/03/2018, 12:07 pm

The latest hire for Apple's original video efforts is BBC Films' executive producer Joe Oppenheimer, known for projects like "I, Daniel Blake," "Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa," and "My Scientology Movie."

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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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DC Universe will stream superhero TV shows, movies, comics to iOS, Apple TV

06/28/2018, 01:06 pm

DC Entertainment has revealed more details about DC Universe, its entry into the streaming video marketplace, providing access to TV shows, movies, and other content featuring DC superheroes, while also opening up the subscription service in beta.

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Apple cutting off payment source changes for older versions of iOS, macOS & Apple TV

06/28/2018, 09:06 am

Beginning June 30, people using some older versions of iOS, macOS, and the pre-tvOS Apple TV operating system will be unable to change their payment sources for iTunes and the App Store without updating to newer software.

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Apple mulls subscription bundle of Apple Music, News and original video content, report says

06/27/2018, 08:06 pm

Apple is reportedly mulling a subscription bundle that incorporates the company's existing services, namely Apple Music and products sold through the News platform, with a slate of original TV shows widely rumored to be in production.

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Third-party remote platform support for Siri in iOS 12, tvOS 12 will be a game changer

06/27/2018, 01:06 pm

In what amounted to little more than a toss-away line during Apple's WWDC keynote, Craig Federighi offhandedly mentioned that in tvOS 12, Apple was working to bring more Apple TV functionality, including Siri, to third-party remote platforms. This is a big deal, and AppleInsider discusses why.

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Motion-sensing Gameball adds physical interaction to iPhone, iPad & Apple TV gaming

06/27/2018, 11:06 am

A Seattle firm, Play Impossible, has signed an exclusivity deal putting its iOS- and tvOS-connected Gameball only in North American Apple stores as well as Apple's website.

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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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How to make stereo HomePods louder when paired with Apple TV 4K

06/25/2018, 06:06 pm

If you have a pair of HomePods and want to use them in stereo as a home theater speaker replacement on the Apple TV, you may find the volume to be lower than you would really want for the setup. Changing a setting on the Apple TV can help push the decibel count higher, but even that has its limitations.

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Apple issues first public betas of iOS 12 and tvOS 12

06/25/2018, 05:06 pm

Apple on Monday released the first public beta versions of its next-generation iOS 12 and tvOS 12 operating systems, offering brave consumers a chance to participate in the software testing process ahead of an expected launch this fall.

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Everything new in tvOS 12 beta 2: Dolby Atmos arrives on Apple TV 4K

06/20/2018, 11:06 am

Apple TV 4K gets long-awaited support for Dolby Atmos surround sound in the second tvOS 12 beta release, but developers testing the feature will have an extremely limited selection of content to choose from.

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Apple rolls out second developer betas for iOS 12, tvOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5

06/19/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has released its second developer betas of three milestone operating system versions, with new builds of iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 now available for testing ahead of their expected release this fall.

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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 to the Apple TV.

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Apple rolls out third developer betas for iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1

06/18/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has released the third betas for iOS 11.4.1 and tvOS 11.4.1 to developers for testing, one week after the second betas were issued, with the shorter time between betas suggesting Apple is nearing a full release of the updates.

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