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
Apple has rolled out iOS 10.3.2, the last update for its mobile operating system before iOS 11 is unveiled at the upcoming WWDC 2017. Apple has also released macOS 10.12.5, watchOS 3.2.2, and tvOS 10.2.1.
Apple May 16, 2017
Apple has confirmed that several changes are going to ship with Swift 3.1 once it rolls out next year. In this version, the company will be introducing limited number of enhancements alongside bug fixes to pave the way for Swift 4's development.
Apple December 12, 2016
Apple's new Single sign-on feature will let users enter cable service account details once to automatically access TV apps thereafter. It is currently available in the United States and is supported by a growing list of cable providers.
Apple December 7, 2016
The drastic price drop in App Store premium could allow Apple to aggressively push its own video strategy. Video services' eligibility for reduced fees will require an agreement to be integrated into Apple's new TV app.
Apple November 18, 2016
BitTorrent has unveiled its first dedicated app, named BitTorrent Live, which will feature free content from over a dozen channels. The app will use BitTorrent's proprietary live streaming technology, which aims to massively reduce lag issues.
Apps/Software May 18, 2016
Apple has started to roll out web links and web previews for select fourth-generation Apple TV apps. This allows users to browse tvOS offerings on iTunes using their computers before buying the content.
Apps/Software April 21, 2016
Apple recently started selling refurbished Apple TVs on its online store. Customers can now purchase third and fourth generation refurbished Apple TVs at attractive prices starting at $59.
Gadgets January 26, 2016
Apple has released tvOS 9.1.1, which can be considered a minor update for the Apple TV. The update, however, adds the Podcasts app into the new Apple TV, a feature which was initially slated to come with tvOS 9.2.
Apps/Software January 26, 2016
While iOS 9.3 Preview gets the spotlight, Apple's other mobile operating systems recently got love too. tvOS saw the return of some missing features, while WatchOS got something new as well.
Apps/Software January 13, 2016
AppFigures recently released a report underlining the impressive growth rate of Apple TV App Store’s content. With 2,624 apps available in total, Apple TV owners prefer to download low-cost apps for entertainment and gaming.
Apps/Software December 11, 2015
Apple has reportedly shelved its live TV plans after negotiations with media companies failed. It seems that the root of the problem is Apple pushing for a 'skinny' bundle of TV channels priced at less than $30 every month.
Gadgets December 10, 2015
Apple Music competitor Pandora is now available to download on the tvOS App Store.
Apps/Software December 10, 2015
Twitter followed Facebook's lead in fixing Apple TV’s messy app login. The microblogging company just notified developers that using Digits for tvOS to log in works faster than pecking digit after digit using the Apple Remote.
Apps/Software December 3, 2015
Amazon announced that it is developing an app that would allow Apple TV owners to watch streaming content from Amazon Prime Video. The Seattle-based company said that the app should be live in a few weeks' time, probably by the end of 2015.
Apps/Software November 30, 2015
Facebook announced the release of a SDK that will make logging into AppleTV apps a breeze, even with the Siri Remote. The SDK was good news for developers as well, as coders get access to Facebook analytics.
Apps/Software November 27, 2015
Gamers won't be able to play 'Guitar Hero Live' on Apple TV if they don't buy the game's signature controller.
Geek November 11, 2015
Apple is in need of app developers for its Apple TV platform, and it intends to lure them in with a global tour for Apple TV Tech Talks.
Gadgets November 11, 2015
The tvOS 9.1 beta for the fourth-generation Apple TV is available on Apple's developer center, and it's bringing in notable features and improvements, including Siri support for Apple Music and Wi-Fi improvements.
Apps/Software November 10, 2015
On Nov. 10, VLC announced that it's developing an app for the tvOS Apple Store. Many users acclaimed VLC’s functionality on other platforms so the tvOS app should seamlessly play a lot of media file types.
Apps/Software November 10, 2015
Eddy Cue talked about the Apple TV and how it strives to set itself apart from the likes of Google and Roku. The Apple Senior VP promised to bring a much better experience for consumers in terms of viewing content.
Gadgets November 9, 2015
AppLovin is preparing to bring ads to the Apple TV platform in a big way beginning this month when it rolls out software development kits. Already, one developer is onboard with the project.
Apps/Software November 9, 2015
Support for folders could be on the horizon for the Apple TV tvOS after a developer hacked the device to find the feature hidden. The feature works, in many ways, like folder support on iOS 9.
Apps/Software November 6, 2015
The Apple TV is making its way to its first customers in the East after Apple Stores in the U.S. got ready to sell the next-generation set-top box on Friday. However, there’s one place you surely wouldn’t find an Apple TV.
Gadgets October 30, 2015
Apple's fourth-generation Apple TV is now available to order online, with deliveries starting this Friday.
Gadgets October 26, 2015
A week before the fourth generation of Apple TVs comes out, developers received green light to create apps for tvOS. Apple offered downloadable tools and guidelines, as it expected a heavy inflow of Apple TV app submissions.
Apps/Software October 23, 2015
Plex will soon become available to users of Apple TV. The company, which is known for organizing and streaming media content, announced that it is bringing the Plex app to tvOS.
Apps/Software September 14, 2015
The new App Programming Guide for Apple TV's tvOS stated that apps will be limited to a 200MB initial download size, as there will be no persistent local storage for Apple TV apps.
Gadgets September 10, 2015
It finally happened. Today in San Francisco, Apple at long last unveiled its next generation of Apple TV, which comes with a snazzy touchscreen remote, apps, games and deep Siri integration.
Gadgets September 9, 2015
Apple TV's standalone tvOS comes with an array of new and first-time updates and apps.
Apps/Software September 9, 2015
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