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.
Jeff Bezos when questioned at Recode’s Code Conference as to why Amazon does not sell the Apple TV or Google Chromecast due to unacceptable business terms. The CEO said that Amazon sells plenty of competing products on Amazon, including Roku, Xbox One, and PS4, and that it wants its Prime Video player to be available on all such devices but with acceptable business terms.
Apple TV 4 comes with a very popular screensaver option called Aerials. These high-resolution, “moving pictures” look great on the Apple TV and garnered so much attention, people wanted the Aerials screen savers for their laptops too. Nevertheless, if you have an Apple TV you may want to switch the screensaver option or add some variation to an already existing choice. So, we are going to show you exactly how to change the Apple TV screensaver.
Apple has seeded the next pre-release version of its tvOS software to developers for testing purposes.
Despite the fact that wireless carriers are making it easier than ever to upgrade when a customer wants, and Apple upgrades its products every year, Apple think you should hold onto your technology a bit longer than that.