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Apple recalling small batch of 3rd-generation Apple TVs due to faulty part

Apple recalling small batch of 3rd-generation Apple TVs due to faulty part

Apple has started recalling a small batch of third-generation Apple TVs due to an unspecified faulty part, according to MacRumors.

It doesn’t seem to be a major recall as Apple hasn’t issued a public advisory about the issue on its website. Apple seems to be proactively contacting customers with the defective Apple TV and offering an exchange for a new unit.

AllCast for iOS lets you stream photos, music, videos to Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox, Fire TV and more

AllCast for iOS lets you stream photos, music, videos to Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox, Fire TV and more

AllCast is a popular Android app that lets users stream media stored on their phones to their TVs. The developers today launched an iOS version of the app, with support for streaming to Chromecast, Apple TV, Xbox and a number of other devices.

New Apple TV Beta includes a redesigned interface, iOS 7-like icons and fonts

New Apple TV Beta includes a redesigned interface, iOS 7-like icons and fonts

Alongside iOS 8 beta 5 and OS X Yosemite DP 5, Apple also released a new Apple TV beta software update that brings a redesigned interface and icons with an updated look.

Apple releases Apple TV Software Update 6.2

Apple releases Apple TV Software Update 6.2

Apple today released a software update to the Apple TV, along with iOS 7.1.2 and OS X 10.9.4.

Apple TV to get Continuity, Handoff features this fall for tighter integration with iOS, Mac

Apple TV to get Continuity, Handoff features this fall for tighter integration with iOS, Mac

One of the major announcements at WWDC earlier this month was Continuity, a set of features that tightly integrate iOS devices and Macs. These features will reportedly also be available on the Apple TV this fall, extending this tight integration across all products in the Apple ecosystem.

Apple rolls out WWDC 2014 channel on Apple TV to watch Keynote live

Apple rolls out WWDC 2014 channel on Apple TV to watch Keynote live

Apple’s WWDC 2014 keynote kicks off in just a few hours from now where it is widely expected to unveil  iOS 8, the hotly anticipated next generation mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and OS X 10.10 for Macs.

Apple TV gets A&E, History Channel and Lifetime channels

Apple TV gets A&E, History Channel and Lifetime channels

Apple has just added three new channels from the A&E Network to the Apple TV. This includes A&E, the History Channel and Lifetime. Although free previews will be offered to the users, they will require a cable subscription to view full content on these channels. Subscribers of DirecTV, Verizon FiOS and Cablevision Optimum can benefit from this new addition at the moment.

New Apple TV Set-Top Box to Play ‘Key Role’ in 2014, Feature Motion Controls

New Apple TV Set-Top Box to Play ‘Key Role’ in 2014, Feature Motion Controls

In a recently-released research note, well-connected KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo notes that the Apple TV set-top box is set to receive a refresh later this year, with the updated device playing a “key role” in Apple’s ecosystem. The new device will include a plethora of innovative new features including motion control, which will allow users to interact with the device without the need for a remote control.

Norwegian carrier Telenor giving away free Apple TV with iPhone 5c

Norwegian carrier Telenor giving away free Apple TV with iPhone 5c

Norwegian carrier Telenor is running a promotion, where customers who buy a 16GB iPhone 5c will get a free Apple TV. The offer, however, appears to be applicable only on the green variant of the device.

Apple releases Apple TV 6.1 Software Update; makes it easier to hide channels

Apple releases Apple TV 6.1 Software Update; makes it easier to hide channels

Alongside the iOS 7.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, Apple today also released Apple TV 6.1 Software Update, adding the ability to easily hide channels.