You can have fun with plenty of games on Apple TV with the Siri Remote, but serious gamers should consider buying a compatible game controller. In fact some of the more intense games for Apple TV require that you have one. They’re relatively inexpensive and can successfully turn your Apple TV set-top box into a step below, but still delightfully affordable video game console.
Earlier this month, Apple released tvOS 10.1, with the new TV app, to the public. And now a new beta is available for developers.
Control Center got a big redesign in iOS 10. Instead of jamming everything into one page, there are now different panes. And there’s a whole different pane dedicated to media playback. This means that previously obvious media controls, including AirPlay controls are now distributed between two screens. That can lead to confusion.
For anyone who owns an Apple TV, and finds themselves looking at screen savers more often than not, Apple has added a few new things to look at in between binge watching that show.
DirecTV, which is owned by AT&T, will host its own live TV streaming service in the coming weeks, and a new report sheds some interesting details as they relate to Apple.
An issue that has been plaguing some second- and third-generation Apple TV owners is starting to impact many more owners.
Journalist Walt Mossberg had a lot of conversations with Apple’s co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs, and apparently one of them included a brief hint at Apple’s plans for a self-branded TV set.
Eddy Cue Insists Apple Isn’t in the ‘Business of Trying to Create TV Shows,’ but Isn’t Against Helping
Leading up to the unveiling of the fourth-generation Apple TV running tvOS, which brings an App Store to the set-top box, rumors were still swirling that Apple had plans to launch its own streaming TV option, and, possibly, launching its own original content as well.
Apple TV game developers can now force players to use a game controller if their title isn’t suitable for the Siri Remote. Until now, all titles have had to be compatible with the Siri Remote, which makes it difficult to play more complex games.
Apple has been steadily updating its tvOS platform, which can be found on the fourth-generation Apple TV, ever since its debut.