As per Israeli website The Verifier citing its reliable source, Apple will add multi-user support to tvOS 11 for the fourth-generation Apple TV. The onscreen content for users will also be tailored depending on the profile that is currently being used.
If you’re like me, you come across interesting YouTube videos all the time. Someone shares a link with you in WhatsApp. A creator you follow raves about a video they loved on Twitter. You discover a Reddit thread filled with gems. But there’s no way you can watch those videos right then. You’re only goofing off from work for 15 minutes, you don’t actually have the time to watch that 5-minute video right now. And so that video is lost in the oblivion that is your browser history.
Google and YouTube are receiving a lot of hype over the new YouTube TV subscription service. It’s $35 per month and gives you access to over 40 live streaming networks like ABC, ESPN, Fox, Disney Channel and several others. Yet, there is already a major player in the TV streaming game: Sling TV. In fact, Sling starts at just $20 per month. While YouTube TV is taking its sweet time launching initially in major cities only, Sling TV is available almost everywhere in the United States.
The jailbreak for Apple TV 4 was released yesterday for tvOS 10.0 – 10.1. Another update is also in the works to bring full support for tvOS 9.1.
In the past couple of weeks, we’ve been hearing rumors of an upcoming jailbreak for Apple TV 4 by iOS researcher Jonathan Levin. The tool has been in beta for a while to iron out all the issues and make it as stable as possible, but today marks its day of release. The jailbreak has been finally released to the public for Apple TV 4.
A couple of weeks after Facebook officially confirmed that it is working on a dedicated Video app for the fourth-generation Apple TV, the social networking giant has released the app on the tvOS App Store. The dedicated app allows Apple TV owners to easily watch videos shared by their friends, pages they like, and other top/trending videos on Facebook on their TV.
After launching the fourth-generation Apple TV in 2015, Apple is preparing to launch a new 4K capable Apple TV later this year. Codenamed “J1o5”, the fifth-generation Apple TV will be capable of streaming 4K videos and support more vivid colors.
Apple has hired Amazon’s former head of Fire TV unit, Timothy D. Twerdahl as the vice president in charge of Apple TV product marketing. Pete Distad who held the position at Apple previously has now been given the job of negotiating media deals.
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.