Swiss company Salt has launched an Apple TV remote alternative with more buttons and less touch pad.
Thanks to Apple’s input, the alternative remote doesn’t require any pairing with Apple TV and works out of the box. It includes directional arrows in place of the Siri Remote’s glass Touch surface, a power button in addition to a Menu button, along with separate volume and channel rockers and traditional media playback buttons.
Supposedly Apple even worked with Salt to create this.
As carriers do, nomenclature and technology get manipulated for the sake of marketing, bragging rights and coverage maps. Plus, 5G bio safety issues are being more extensively explored.. Buckle up.
There is one rather important feature missing from Apple TV+ when you watch on a Mac – the skip intro button.
We’ve put together an Apple TV+ guide for all of the original content that the company has right now, and will have in the future. The content won’t appear until fall 2019. The list will be updated continuously, so be sure to bookmark this page.
Amazon announced today that the Fire TV Stick (2nd gen) and Fire TV Stick 4K now both offer the Apple TV app.
Netflix has told John about a small change to the way Dolby Vision is confirmed on your Apple TV 4K and other streaming devices.
Amazon Music now joins Spotify as third-party features available on Apple TV. Download the Amazon Music app to get started.
For now, the tvOS Amazon Music app is available for Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD users in thirteen countries: the U.S., UK, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Mexico, Japan, and India.
Amazon Music is a free download from the App Store.
IFC Films is a production company mainly focusing on indie films. Its channel—IFC Films Unlimited—is coming to Apple TV Channels.
There is a rumor that we may see a new, 2019 Apple TV 4K next week. What would it offer and why?
Apple has canceled Bastards, a drama series led by Richard Gere and based on the Israeli-based series called Nevelot.
The security release addresses a vulnerability that could allow the bad guys to take over your Apple TV.
It’s fairly obvious how to quit an app in iOS. But tvOS uses a slightly different technique because there’s no on-screen touch interface.
CBS All Access is now live on Apple TV Channels, offering customers with offline downloads and a seven-day free trial.
In a tweet that has since been seemingly deleted, CBS All Access announced that it will be coming to Apple TV Channels next week.
After a delay, longawaited game Sky: Children of the Light has been released widely for iPad, iPhone and Apple TV.
John, who often obsesses over all things video, made the leap to 4K/UHD TV long ago. But he’s not making the leap to a 4K/UHD Blu-ray player. He tells us why.
This morning Samsung took to Twitter to warn of smart TV malware, and remaining customers to regularly do a virus scan.
macOS Catalina will turn iTunes into Music and add Podcasts and Apple TV apps. This means that media file locations will be a bit different.
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Dave Hamilton to talk about Apple’s march forward towards security-with-flexibility in macOS Catalina. And then it’s time to look at Apple TV’s future… by the numbers.
At one time, it was theorized that Apple would make its own TV set, integrated with Apple TV functionality. Instead, Apple has gone one better by seeking to integrate the Apple TV (4K) into TVs made by others. LoupVentures has the strategy and the numbers.
We believe, eventually, many major TVs will embed Apple TV software. This adoption curve may be similar to CarPlay …
Apple’s approach to the living room has been… led by Apple TV which we estimate is now used in 26m US homes monthly (21% of US households). We believe there are 53 million active Apple TVs worldwide.
While this may appear to be the beginning of the end of the Apple TV box, we believe the device will retain unique value. We believe the standalone box will continue …
This is, of course, all about ramping up for Apple TV+ subscriptions.