Tag Archives: Apple TV

Apple seeds tvOS 10.2 beta 3 to developers

Apple today has seeded its third beta of tvOS 10.2 beta to developers alongside iOS 10.3 beta 3 today. This comes several about two weeks after the last beta. tvOS 10.2 beta 3 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. As always, tvOS betas are strictly available for developers only. It is highly unrecommended to run this beta on…

Facebook confirms it’s working on video app for Apple TV

Big things are coming for Facebook and its users. For a while now, it’s been reported that the social media empire is working on a video app for Apple TV. Today, Facebook has finally broken its silence on the subject by confirming the reports. On Tuesday, Facebook announced that they were working on a new app for set-top boxes such as the Apple TV,…

Apple hires former Amazon Fire TV head to lead Apple TV business

Bloomberg reports that Apple has hired the former Amazon Fire TV head, Timothy D. Twerdahl, to lead its Apple TV business. Apple confirmed the hire to Bloomberg, saying that Twerdahl joined the company earlier this month. Twerdahl, who worked for Amazon since 2013, now reports to Apple VP Greg Joswiak. The report also says that in light of…

Apple seeds tvOS 10.2 beta 2 to developers

Apple today has seeded its second beta of tvOS 10.2 beta to developers alongside iOS 10.3 beta 2 today. This comes several about a week after the last beta. tvOS 10.2 beta 2 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. As always, tvOS betas are strictly available for developers only. It is highly unrecommended to run this beta on…

Facebook reported to be developing app for Apple TV

  There are some rumors circulating online that Facebook is in the process of creating an app specifically for Apple TV and other set-top boxes. The information was shared by WSJ, who shared that the videos available on the app will be ad-funded. As of this writing, there’s very little information about this rumor available. But based on…

Apple releases tvOS 10.1.1 to the public

Several weeks after the last tvOS 10.1.1 beta, Apple has today released the firmware to the public. There weren’t any release notes for the beta version of the operating system, and being a X.X.1 release, there shouldn’t be much beyond bug fixes and stability improvements anyways. If you’re wanting to update, you can do so by heading to Settings…

Apple increases tvOS app restriction from 200MB to 4GB

When the fourth-generation Apple TV was first announced, Apple said that they would be limiting app size to 200MB. Additionally apps were able to store additional content while being used. However, the company has now announced that tvOS applications can now be up to 4GB in size. With the change, tvOS apps can now be as large as iOS apps, which also…

Apple adds one new TV provider to its Single-Sign On feature

Today Apple has added an additional TV provider for its Single Sign-On feature available on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV running iOS 10 or tvOS 10. Cable ONE joins ten other providers that let customers authenticate their premium video content applications by signing in once in the Settings app. Here’s the full list: Cable ONE CenturyLink Prism…

Apple seeds second tvOS 10.1.1 beta to developers

About three weeks since the last tvOS 10.1.1 beta, Apple has today seeded its second tvOS 10.1.1 beta to developers. Being a point release, we don’t expect any major updates to the operating system, if any. This beta will likely focus mainly on bug fixes and stability improvements. Though, since it’s only been a few days since the tvOS 10.1 there must…