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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…

Apple adds new clips for Apple TV Aerial screensaver

After over a year, Apple has released an update to the videos appearing on the Aerial screensaver of the fourth-generation Apple TV. Ever since tvOS launched, the clips that showcased different landmarks and places have always been the same. Thanks to today’s news, tvOS users get a glimpse of a new series of screensaver clips on their device. As…

Apple seeds first tvOS 10.1.1 beta to developers

Just a mere two days since the official release of tvOS 10.1 to the public, Apple has today seeded its first 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…

Apple TV universal search gains more providers, now has over 50 channels including Apple Music and TBS

The Apple TV universal search feature has slowly been getting new partners over time. The feature is now capable of searching over 50 video content providers in the United States. Several notable additions include Apple Music, Discovery, and TBS. Universal search lets you search for movies and TV shows across multiple apps by simply asking Siri or…

Apple Single Sign-On feature now supports Disney and ABC

Yesterday, Apple introduced Single Sign-On, a new feature that was announced back in WWDC. During its launch, it highlighted the apps and cable companies the new feature supported. Earlier today, it’s being reported that Apple has added support for two more apps other than the ones it had already announced. Starting today, you can now automatically…

Apple seeds tvOS 10.1 beta 5 to developers

A little over a week since the previous beta, Apple today seeds its fifth tvOS 10.1 beta to developers. The new beta adds support for the limited Single Sign-On feature, and the much anticipated TV app. It’s highly not recommended to run this beta as it may cause problems with your Apple TV down the road. However, to proceed: head to Apple’s…

Apple seeds tvOS 10.1 beta 4 to developers

A little over two weeks since the previous beta, Apple today seeds its fourth tvOS 10.1 beta to developers. The new beta adds support for the limited Single Sign-On feature, and the much anticipated TV app. It’s highly not recommended to run this beta as it may cause problems with your Apple TV down the road. However, to proceed: head to Apple’s…