tvos

  • NASA app brings live ISS views and latest space media to Apple TV

    NASA app brings live ISS views and latest space media to Apple TV

    Space fiends who are also couch potatoes, rejoice! NASA’s all-purpose app for finding and watching content from the cosmos has arrived on Apple TV. Read More

  • The Apple TV finally has a chance to be a gaming platform

    The Apple TV finally has a chance to be a gaming platform

    Immersive games require a serious controller and the Apple TV Siri Remote is not a serious controller. Yet until recently Apple required game developers to fully support the Siri Remote for all games, which is likely one of the reasons developers haven’t fully embraced the platform. Gaming was key to the original pitch for the latest generation of the Apple TV. But so far the Apple TV… Read More

  • The new Apple TV has been jailbroken

    The new Apple TV has been jailbroken

    The Pangu hacking team, best known as the team that delivered the first public jailbreak for iOS 9 devices, has done it again: this time, the hackers have released a jailbreak for the 4th generation Apple TV running tvOS 9.0.x. (specifically, 9.0 and 9.0.1). This jailbreak was promised last week by way of a tweet. However, it’s more aimed at developers looking to port their apps and… Read More

  • Apple Rolls Out New Betas Across Its Platforms

    Apple Rolls Out New Betas Across Its Platforms

    Happy Monday from Apple! The company has just rolled out new software betas for each of its platforms, including desktop (El Capitan 10.11.4), mobile (iOS 9.3), Apple TV (tvOS 9.2), and Apple Watch (watchOS 2.2). Beta releases for Apple Configurator 2.2 and Xcode 7.3 also became available at the same time. Read More

  • Facebook Login Comes To The Apple TV

    Facebook Login Comes To The Apple TV

    The biggest shortcoming in Apple’s newly launched Apple TV is the lack of a Remote app for the iPhone. In particular, when you first set it up, you’ll have to manually enter your Netflix password, Hulu password and more using your Apple TV remote. But Facebook’s new SDK for tvOS seems like a good way to avoid this cumbersome onboarding experience. Read More