Game On! Apple TV gets Game Controllers

9:41 AM, Oct. 26th, 2015 · · Apple TV

Apple offers game controllers as accessories for new Apple TV

If you plan on getting into multiplayer games with the new Apple TV you just ordered, or aren't into using the included remote as a game controller, Apple has an accessory for you: the SteelSeries Nimbus Wireless Gaming Controller. It's available as an add-on option when you buy your Apple TV, and it's a lot cheaper than buying a second Apple Siri Remote.

Apple TV Available for Pre-order

9:02 AM, Oct. 26th, 2015 · · Apple TV

Apple TV pre-orders start Monday

True to Apple CEO Tim Cook's promise, Apple TV pre-orders started on Monday morning. The new model is available in 32 GB and 64 GB sizes with a redesigned remote control and support for third-party apps. Mr. Cook also said it will ship at the end of the week.

Apple to Developers: Submit Your Apple TV Apps

9:24 AM, Oct. 22nd, 2015 · · Apple TV

Apple calls for Apple TV app submissions

Apple sent the call out to developers Wednesday evening to submit their Apple TV-native apps for approval. The notice comes just a few days ahead of Apple TV pre-orders, and a week ahead of the streaming TV device's October 30 launch.

Apple TV Pre-orders Next Week, Ships October 30

9:18 AM, Oct. 20th, 2015 · · Apple TV

The redesigned Apple TV is coming this month

The wait for the updated Apple TV is almost over. Apple CEO Tim Cook said the new version of the set top streaming TV box will be available for pre-order next week and will ship before the end of the month.

iFixit’s Apple TV Tear Down Screwed Developers

9:35 AM, Oct. 1st, 2015 · · Apple TV

iFixit screwed developers with its early Apple TV tear down

Apple rarely gives developers early access to unreleased products, and iFixit may have ruined that for everyone. iFixit is known for their detailed tear downs for new devices, and the company found itself on Apple's bad side after taking apart an early access Apple TV developer kit and posting what's inside on its website.

So, What About Apple TV and iPad Pro?

2:35 PM, Sep. 22nd, 2015 · · Apple TV

Last week Dr. Mac had so much to say about the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus and how cool he thought 3D Touch was going to be that he ran out of space without mentioning Apple TV or iPad Pro. He rectifies that in this week's Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves.  

Apple to Developers: Your Apple TV is Ready to Ship

9:35 AM, Sep. 15th, 2015 · · Apple TV

Apple TV Developer Kit notifications are arriving now

Check your email, developers, because Apple has started sending out notifications to those of you selected to get early access to the new Apple TV hardware. Don't procrastinate because you only have until 5PM local time on Wednesday, September 16, to confirm you want an Apple TV Developer Kit.

Apple TV Comparison Chart Published

1:20 PM, Sep. 11th, 2015 · · Apple TV

Apple TV comparison chart

Apple has published a comparison chart showing the major differences between its $69 2013 Apple TV and "the new Apple TV" announced on September 9 that starts at $149.

The New Apple TV Has a Contrarian Vision

6:33 PM, Sep. 9th, 2015 · · Apple TV

Apple TV 4G has a contrarian vision

The TV industry is taking a traditional path towards new standards and better equipment. UHD/4KTVs and UHD/Blu-ray players and UHD Internet content will all play out as usual. Apple, on the other hand, has its own vision and can't change TV as we know it by playing along. Will the plan work?