Apple showed off tvOS and its latest features at Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday. The new version includes Single sign-on for channels, Siri support in the iPhone remote app, and more.
Apple is reportedly planning to ramp up spending on original content to "several hundred million dollars a year," according to an unnamed source cited by The Financial Times of London. The story was based in part around a supposed meeting where Apple senior vice president Eddy Cue pitched the idea of Apple buying Time Warner, but the takeaway should be that Apple is seriously committed to streaming content.
Apple has struggled to become a major player in the delivery of video entertainment. Unlike music, Apple has run into a complex, sophisticated industry that connects studios, networks, and carriers. Now, it appears that Hulu is going to do what Apple wanted to do but could not. It punctuates the question: what should Apple really be trying to do for customers?
We have a developer tutorial designed for Apple TV today. Called tvOS and Swift 2 - The Apple TV Developer Course, this program features 17 hours of instruction. You'll create games and utilities, study the tvOS Focused Engine, Native Application Controls, Storyboards, and nib File support. You'll learn to use images and sound, and study Swift 2 and tvOS coding from the ground up. Check out the details in the listing.
It can happen. Your Siri Remote isn't working. You're sure it has a good battery charge. As (bad) luck would have it, it may have become unpaired with the 4G Apple TV. Here's how to get the two all paired up again.
The Siri remote on the Apple TV doesn't have any LEDs that might give a hint as to the battery charge remaining. Instead, you'll have to use it to go to the Apple TV Settings app to see the level. Unless, of course, the battery is dead...
Disney's endorsement of Apple TV as a legit gaming platform was short lived. Only six months after the fourth generation Apple TV launched Disney has dropped support for Disney Infinity, and that's going to make it hard for other big name game makers to take the platform seriously.
Apple showed off an update for tvOS for the fourth generation Apple TV during its "Let us loop you in" media event on Monday that ramps up Siri's capabilities. The update also adds folders for apps, dictation, and Live Photos support.
Apple quietly added a new Apple Events app to its App Store for the fourth generation Apple TV on Thursday. The release comes only a few days ahead of the company's March 21st "Let us loop you in" media event.
We have a bundle of six training courses designed to teach you how to develop for tvOS, the operating system on Apple's new Apple TV and App Store. The courses have more than 34 hours of video tutorials covering the gamut of developing apps for Apple TV. You can get it through our deal for $29, a huge discount off retail. Check out the deal for more information.
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