Game On! Apple TV gets Game Controllers

9:41 AM, Oct. 26th, 2015 · · Product News

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 · · Product News

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 Releases iTunes 12.3.1 with Stability Improvements

4:48 PM, Oct. 21st, 2015 · · Product News

iTunes 12

Apple released a minor update to iTunes Wednesday, version 12.3.1. The patch notes specify only that, "This update improves overall stability and performance," but it comes on the same day that iOS, OS X, and watchOS were updated.

Apple’s new iTunes Terms & Conditions add Apple TV, tvOS & Downloadable Content References

3:32 PM, Oct. 21st, 2015 · · Product News

On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, Apple updated their iTunes Store Terms and Conditions. Changes from the June, 2015 update are minimal and simply include references to App Store for Apple TV and tvOS, and caveats for "on-demand download of content based on app usage and resource constraints (which may use cellular data)." Otherwise, everything is business-as-usual.

iOS 9.1 Released with New Emoji, Live Photos Fixes

1:37 PM, Oct. 21st, 2015 · · Product News

iOS 9.1 adds a taco emoji. All is well with the world.

Apple released iOS 9.1 on Wednesday after offering it as a public beta for several weeks. The official public release includes several new emoji, improvements for Live Photos, and adds Apple News support for UK users.

iWork on iCloud Drops Beta Tag, iOS and OS X Versions get Updates

9:34 AM, Oct. 16th, 2015 · · Product News

iWork for iCloud finally out of beta

Apple finally dumped the beta tag from the iCloud versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote on Friday. The company also rolled out updates for the iOS and OS X versions of the apps with support for 3D Touch, Split View, and more.

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Split View and 3D Touch support are great, but the big surprise in the iWork updates is improved AppleScript support on the Mac.