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Apple publishes Apple TV ads showing off gaming

Today Apple has launched a new Apple TV campaign to promote entertainment and games on the new set top box. As you any know, the fourth-generation Apple TV is bundled with an App Store. In a series of 15 second clips, each video starts and ends with the same multi-color graphic shown above and highlights multiple popular apps such as Netflic, HBO Now,…

Apple seeds tvOS 9.1 beta 2 to developers

Alongside iOS 9.2 beta 2, today Apple seeds tvOS 9.1 beta 2 to developers. It seems as though Apple is pushing weekly beta updates for all of its software across the board and this includes tvOS. We’re unsure what’s in the beta, but we presume Apple is still hard at work on the first major tvOS update for Apple TV since it debuted less than a month…

Apple TV hacked to run a browser on tvOS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIDTh9bVRas A YouTube video (embedded above) shows off a fully functional Safari-like browser running on the new Apple TV. The app uses private API’s in order to work so it is unlikely we will ever see it in the App Store. However, the developer has opened sourced the browser so anyone can download it. The browser takes…

This is why Siri is limited to 8 countries on Apple TV

If you are fortunate enough to live in the UK, US, Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Spain or Japan you’ll have Siri on your Apple TV fourth-generation. However, if you don’t live in those countries pressing the Siri button will bring up the search app on your Apple TV. In fact, outside of the countries listed above, the Siri remote is simply called…

Apple seeds first tvOS 9.1 beta to developers

This morning Apple released its second beta of iOS 9.2 to developers. And now, the company is also seeding its first tvOS beta since shipping the device last Friday. According to Apple, the beta is labeled tvOS 9.1. According to Apple, this beta should improve Wi-Fi connectivity, App Store and in-app purchases, and improved…

Apple’s Podcast app spotted in Apple TV demo units at Apple Stores

The fourth-generation Apple TV is a much needed improvement over the third-generation Apple TV released three years ago. In many ways it is much better, in other ways the company removed some functionalities. One being the lack of a podcasts app, which was available on the old Apple TV. The screenshot above was taken from a demo unit Apple TV that…

Amazon removes Apple TV from its online store

Now that the Apple TV can be a threat to the Amazon Fire, the company has completely removed sales of all Apple TV hardware, whether it is sold through Amazon itself or through third-party retailers. Though it’s not the Apple TV alone, the company notified all third party Apple TV and Chromecast merchants that it will no longer be offering the products…