Tag Archives: Apple TV

Apple publishes new Apple TV ad showing off popular tvOS apps

Apple today released a new advertisement showcasing its latest generation Apple TV. This ad continues the trend of Apple showing off apps on the Apple TV platform, informing customers that the device can run apps. The title of the ad is “Apple TV – The Future of TV is Apps,” which is the slogan Apple has been using for all of their Apple TV ads as…

Apple seeds tvOS 9.2 beta 1 to developers

Alongside iOS 9.3 beta 1, today Apple seeds tvOS 9.2 beta 1 to developers. This is the second major tvOS revision since Apple first launched tvOS alongside Apple TV 4 in October. We’re unsure what’s in the beta, but will update this post as we get more information. tvOS 9.1 added Siri support for Apple Music amongst a ton of smaller bug fixes. If…

TiP Year in Review: First generation products, services, and more

2015 was a big year for Apple, the company unveiled a lot of new first-generation products, services, and accessories. There’s a lot to cover and this could easily become a long 3,000 word post (post edit: it is), but we’ll only be going over the essentials. Products Starting in March with Apple’s Spring Forward event, the company first started with…

Apple slowly rolling out Apple TV labels on App Store

Today, Apple has begun rolling out a way to see if an app is compatible with tvOS, similar to the way apps are labeled for iPhone 5, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. As of this morning, App Store listings have started showing ‘SF.UniversalAppleTV’ labels, a method that is clearly not for the public and had slipped internal testing. Furthermore, this label is…

Apple releases tvOS 9.1 to the public

After it’s initial debut in October, Apple has only released one update to tvOS, version 9.0.1, which brought minor bug fixes and stability improvements. Today, alongside iOS 9.2, Apple has now released its first major update to tvOS, version 9.1. In tvOS 9.1 Siri now supports Apple Music. Which means you can now ask Siri to play Beats 1, a song, album…

New fifth-generation Apple TV coming in 2016, says supply chain

The fourth-generation Apple TV debuted in October, replacing its three year old predecessor with outdated hardware. But there may be a shorter wait for the next generation of Apple’s set-top box, according to DigiTimes. The report says that Apple will start testing production models for the fifth-generation Apple TV in early 2016. Supposedly, the new…