Tag: Apple TV

Apple To Spend Over $6 Billion For Apple TV+ Original Content, Which Launches In November

Apple TV+ leaks revealed that the streaming service will be launched in November with a possible $9.99 monthly subscription fee. Apple's upcoming video streaming service will reportedly cost the company more than $6 billion.


AirPlay 2 And TV App Finally Arrive On Samsung TVs

Waiting for Apple TV to come to your Samsung smart TV? Wait no more. The app is now available alongside AirPlay 2, just make sure to update to the latest firmware.

Apple May 14, 2019

Everything Apple Announced At Its March 25 ‘Show Time’ Event: Apple Card, Apple TV+, And More

Apple’s March 25 event was all about subscriptions. Here are the biggest announcements, including its Apple TV+ video streaming service, Apple Arcade, Apple News Plus, and a credit card.

Apple March 25, 2019

Netflix Will Not Make Its Movies And Shows Available To Apple's TV Service

The hype train behind Apple's upcoming video streaming platform is set to hit its climax when it is finally unveiled on March 25. However, one popular brand that will not be joining in on the fun is Netflix.

Apps/Software March 19, 2019

Why New TVs At CES 2019 Are Suddenly Announcing Apple AirPlay 2, HomeKit, And iTunes Support

It’s pretty uncharacteristic of Apple to allow HomeKit, AirPlay 2, and iTunes to run on rival manufacturers’ devices. But there’s one simple reason it’s doing it.

CES 2019 January 9, 2019

Apple Might Release A Cheaper Dongle Similar To Google Chromecast

Apple wants to bring its forthcoming streaming platform to as many eyes as possible. Releasing a Chromecast-style streaming stick that’s cheaper than an Apple TV might just do the trick.

Apple November 22, 2018

Apple Original Content Will Be Free For iOS And tvOS Device Owners

Apple, which is investing $1 billion into original programming, is planning to give away the content for free. The Apple streaming service, apparently, was not planning to challenge Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Apple October 11, 2018

Philo, The Cheapest Live TV Streaming Service, Is Headed To Apple TV And Amazon Fire TV

Philo, the live TV streaming service that costs just $16 per month, is expanding its availability this summer. The service will soon hit Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV devices, so here's what it has to offer.

Internet April 16, 2018

YouTube TV Now Available on Apple TV: Here's What You Get

After a delay, YouTube TV is now finally available on Apple TV devices. Here's what it has to offer and for how much.

Apps/Software February 3, 2018

YouTube TV Arrives On Roku Devices, But Only To Select Models

Google’s Live broadcast service, YouTube TV, is finally bringing its app to the Roku platform. However, only a certain number of Roku devices will support the live TV service.

Apps/Software February 2, 2018

Heads Up, Apple TV Users: You Can Now Download The YouTube TV App

YouTube TV is now available on tvOS devices, Google announced shortly after making the app available on certain Roku streaming devices. The $35-a-month live TV subscription service is now on the most important platforms.

Apple February 2, 2018

Twitter’s Anthony Noto Thinks Streaming Devices Such As Google Chromecast Will Become Obsolete In 5 Years

Anthony Noto offered his insight regarding media streaming devices like the Google Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, Android TV, and more. The Twitter COO predicted that the aforementioned gadgets will lose their relevance in the next five years.

Gadgets January 18, 2018

Apple Rolls Out Sixth iOS 11.2.5, tvOS 11.2.5 Beta Builds To Developers

Apple has released beta 6 of iOS 11.25 and tvOS 11.2.5 that mostly consist of low-key feature enhancements and bug fixes. The OS beta versions are available to developers and public testers, hinting of an upcoming release date.

Apple January 18, 2018

Apple TV And Roku Won't Get YouTube TV Until Q1 2018

Apple TV and Roku devices were supposed to get YouTube TV apps by the end of this year, but that won't happen. According to a new report, the apps are delayed until the first quarter of 2018.

Apps/Software December 21, 2017

Apple Bets On Family-Friendly Shows Rather Than Edgy Original Programming: Is This The Right Move?

Apple is trying to kickstart its own video streaming service with safe, family-friendly shows. That means there will be no nudity or violence in its initial lineup of original shows, unlike Netflix, Amazon Video, and others.

Apple October 27, 2017

Apple Plans To Beat Netflix And Amazon Video With Reboot Of Steven Spielberg’s ‘Amazing Stories’

Steven Spielberg and Bryan Fuller will be heavily involved in rebooting 'Amazing Stories,' which is expected to be one of Apple’s first original programs. The iPhone maker is certainly serious on beating Netflix and Amazon at their own game.

Apple October 11, 2017

4K Content On The New Apple TV Is Strictly Streaming-Only, Downloads Not Allowed: What The Heck, Apple?

The new Apple TV 4K supports 4K, HDR, and Dolby Vision playback, but there’s a catch. 4K content is streaming-only, meaning users won’t be able to download films and shows in 4K and watch them offline.

Apple September 23, 2017

Apple TV 4K Review Roundup: Impressive, But Not Enough Bang For The Buck

The Apple TV 4K is an impressive evolution of Apple’s efforts to penetrate living room entertainment, but is it too expensive? Here’s what critics are saying about Apple’s 4K and HDR-capable set-top box.

Gadgets September 22, 2017

Apple Will Upgrade Your HD Films Into 4K/HDR Versions For Free (For The New Apple TV 4K, Of Course)

Apple has unveiled the Apple TV 4K, confirming much of the rumors were true. What the rumors missed, however, is that Apple has adopted a new pricing model for 4K films that make the Apple TV highly attractive.

Apple September 13, 2017

iPhone 8 Announcement Date Set For Sept. 12: This Could Be The Most Important Apple Event In Years

A report claims that Apple will hold the iPhone 8 announcement event on Sept. 12. This could be the company's most important event in years, as it is also set to unveil a variety of other devices.

Apple August 28, 2017

4K And HDR Won’t Save Apple TV: Here’s How The Company Can Turn Things Around

Rumors say Apple will come out with a 4K and HDR-capable Apple TV soon to compete with Amazon, Google, and Roku. Apple’s tendency to keep its devices premium, however, might only hurt it in the end.

Apple August 26, 2017

ESPN App For Apple TV Can Now Stream 4 Games At Once, A Feature We Didn't Know We Need Until Now

The ESPN App for the Apple TV now allows users to watch up to four livestreaming games at a time. The feature sounds like something we don't need, but it will help once college football season rolls around.

Apple August 17, 2017

4K HDR Apple TV ‘Confirmed’ Via HomePod Firmware: HDR10, Dolby Vision Support Likely

The HomePod firmware has now given clues to a new Apple TV iteration. The code suggest that Apple might soon release a 4K-capable Apple TV that supports HDR.

Apple August 7, 2017

WWDC 2017: Apple TV To Get Amazon Prime Video Later This Year

Apple has just confirmed that Amazon Prime Video will finally arrive on Apple TV later this year, signaling the end of Apple and Amazon’s long-standing fight. It’s not clear, however, if Amazon will start selling Apple TVs again.

Apple June 5, 2017

Apple TV Will Soon Have Amazon Prime Video App: Are Apple And Amazon Finally Friends Again?

A report claimed that the Apple TV will soon have an Amazon Prime Video app to make it easier to access streaming content on the set-top box. Does this mean that rival tech companies Apple and Amazon are now friends?

Apple May 6, 2017

Premium Apple TV Bundle Could Be A Game Changer With HBO, Starz, And Showtime In 1 Package

Apple has reportedly contacted three premium TV networks to propose an exciting premium TV bundle. If it succeeds, it could seriously disrupt the TV scene with a game-changing offer packing HBO, Starz, and Showtime in the same bundle.

Apple April 3, 2017

How To Install Kodi On Amazon Fire TV Stick, Roku TV, Or Apple TV

Open source media player software Kodi is growing in popularity, and users are looking to install the app on more devices. Here is how to install Kodi on the Amazon Fire TV Stick, the Roku TV, and the Apple TV.

Apps/Software March 20, 2017

Apple TV: 7 Nifty Tricks To Enjoy The Entertainment System

The Apple TV has many features that you can enjoy. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your entertainment system.

Apple February 19, 2017

4K Apple TV In The Works: Report Claims New Box Capable Of Delivering 'More Vivid Colors'

A new report reveals Apple is currently testing a 4K Apple TV. Here's why you should not get your hopes up too high.

Apple February 16, 2017

Facebook Heads To TVs: Apps For Apple TV And Amazon Fire TV To Launch ‘Soon’

Facebook has announced a new TV app slated to arrive on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, alongside other set-top boxes. The company said that its purpose is to provide Facebook users a way to consume content wherever they prefer.

Apps/Software February 14, 2017

Apple Taps Former Amazon Fire TV Chief, Who May Very Well Be Apple TV's Savior

Apple has hired former Amazon Fire TV lead and Roku exec Timothy Twerdahl, and this move could be what the Cupertino brand needs to save Apple TV.

Business Tech February 9, 2017

Facebook Is Working On A Video-Focused App For Set-Top TV Boxes: This Is How It Will Work

A report claims that Facebook is working on a video-focused app for set-top TV boxes such as Apple TV. Facebook is also holding discussions with various media companies on the possible licensing of long-form TV-quality programs.

Apps/Software February 1, 2017

Apple TV App Slowly Integrating Netflix

Apple’s latest update has partly integrated Netflix with its TV app. Now users can stream Netflix content directly from the TV app without getting redirected to the Netflix app.

Apps/Software January 19, 2017

Apple TV App Size Limit Increased By 20 Times: tvOS Software Cap Goes From 200 MB To 4 GB

Apple has lifted its 200 MB size limit for tvOS apps, now putting the cap at 4 GB. If that's not enough, developers can also take advantage of a 20 GB On-Demand Resources leeway Apple has also set in place.

Apps/Software January 13, 2017

Best TV Streaming Devices Of 2016: Roku And Chromecast Options, Amazon Fire TV, Nvidia Shield TV And More

TV streaming devices have started to become more ubiquitous, affordable and versatile. If you're looking to enhance your living room experience this holiday season, here are the best TV streaming devices of 2016.

Gadgets December 25, 2016

'Minecraft' Heads To The Big Screen Via Apple TV, Comes With 7 DLC Updates

'Minecraft' is heading to the Apple TV with seven special DLCs. While players can enjoy the Creator and Survival modes, there are several limitations such as the lack of support for Minecraft Realms and Xbox Live.

Video Games December 20, 2016

New BritBox Streaming Service: BBC And ITV UK Content For US Viewers Via Web, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, And More

The two largest UK TV broadcasters have teamed up to offer a new streaming service to U.S. viewers. BritBox will offer content from both BBC and ITV and stream via the web, on Android and iOS devices, and via Roku, Apple TV, and Chromecast.

Internet December 14, 2016

Cord-Cutters, Rejoice! Sony Expands PlayStation Vue Streaming Service To Apple TV

The PlayStation Vue app is now ready to stream on Apple TV, and Sony has outlined how easy the process works. The app already supports both Roku and Android TV platforms.

Apps/Software November 17, 2016

$35 AT&T DirecTV Now Streaming Service To Bundle Free Apple TV Or Fire Stick

New information has surfaced regarding AT&T's upcoming DirecTV Now streaming service and monster deals are in the mix. According to leaked documents, AT&T will offer free Amazon Fire TV Sticks and Apple TVs to sweeten the deal for the $35 service.

Internet November 8, 2016

Apple Wants To Simplify Video Streaming With Unified TV App For Apple TV And iOS

Apple announced a new TV app simply called 'TV,' aiming to serve as a one-stop-shop for a complete TV experience. Here's what it brings, how it works and when to expect it.

Apple October 28, 2016

Apple And Roku Look Out As Chinese Company LeEco Prepares To Launch Streaming Video Service In US

LeEco wants to break into the U.S. market pretty badly, and as such, the company is coming out with many products to have a shot at its dream. The newest product is a streaming video service that has yet to be given a name.

Internet October 21, 2016

You Can Now Stream Facebook Videos On Apple TV And Chromecast: Here's How To Do It

Facebook has a new feature that allows users to stream videos on Apple TV and Google Chromecast devices. It is now available for the iOS and desktop computer versions of the social network.

Apps/Software October 14, 2016

StubHub Rolls Out First Apple TV Ticketing App: Here's What You Can Do With It

The StubHub ticketing app will enable viewers to browse and purchase tickets to events, concerts and shows through the fourth-generation Apple TV. It is the first of its kind and promises a convenient, easy and immersive experience.

Apps/Software October 5, 2016

Xiaomi Mi Box Officially Lands On US Shores: Android TV, 4K Support For $69

Xiaomi Mi Box is now available at Xiaomi's U.S. website as well as in Walmart stores for $69. Aside from the attractive price, it features top-of-the-line specs and will come with special perks worth $76.

Smart Home October 4, 2016

Mysterious Apple Device Passes Through FCC: Wireless With Bluetooth And NFC, What Could It Be?

A mysterious Apple wireless device with Bluetooth and NFC functionality passed through the FCC, causing confusion because it does not fit any current product lines. What could it be?

Apple September 25, 2016

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