Have you decided that an Apple TV would be a great addition to your family’s entertainment options? If so, you should consider settings up parental controls if you have children in the house. This will give you piece of mind when it is their turn to play a game or watch a show on your Apple TV. To enable the Restrictions feature for parental control, follow these steps.
Apple TV Tips and Tricks
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.
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.
The 4th generation Apple TV is one of my new favorite toys. But that doesn’t mean it couldn’t be improved. Now wouldn’t it be great if there was some way for me to add to it. Well, luckily the Pangu team, notorious for their iPhone jailbreaks have recently released a jailbreak for Apple TV 4. However, the jailbreak will only work on Apple TVs running tvOS 9.0 – 9.0.1. So, before you run out to buy a new Apple TV we are going to show you a few important steps that will hep you know if you are even getting a device that can be jailbroken.
Do remember those TVs that didn’t have remotes with them; and you had to get up every time just to change the channel? Pretty annoying. But nowadays the issue is having too many remotes. So, if you have an Apple TV remote, your cable box remote, and your TV remote, that’s a lot of remotes and inputs to keep switching.
Apple seeded tvOS 9.2 beta for the fourth generation Apple TV few days back, which comes with some nice new features to the stock system that shipped out with the devices. We reviewed some of the new tvOS 9.2 features, which includes a revamped app switcher, the addition of folders, new supported languages for Siri, and more. If you want to check out these new features we are going to show you how to install tvOS beta on your Apple TV.
The Holiday Season is just over and many of us have come into some pretty great gifts during this time. The 4th Generation Apple TV is a great gift to have come across. The newest version offers a 32 or 64 GB hard drive that can be filled with popular apps like HBO GO, Netflix, Hulu and so on. And this time around, owners can download a bunch of apps like the addictive Crossy Road from the App Store. But what else can you do with your brand new device? Take a look at our nice list of Apple TV tips and tricks.
Apple is famously known for creating a network of devices that benefit from one another working together. Steve Jobs pushed his team to create products that easily connected to one another, adding value to owning multiple Apple devices. So, if when I purchased the new Apple TV 4, I knew that my other Apple devices would play a big role in how I used my Apple TV.
Apple TV 4 is one of my favorite Apple purchases. I’ve already covered some of the basics for using the device and its new Siri Remote. But while it is super easy to just leave the device running until it turns off automatically, you can manually put the device into sleep mode. You can also restart the device should you run into any issues.