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Games and entertainment dominate Apple TV’s store

There’s a new report out by AppFigures, an app tracking service for publishers and developers, that takes a look at the trends from Apple TV’s first month out of the gate. What the found, not super surprisingly, was that entertainment apps, including streaming video from the likes of HBONow and Netflix, are a clear winner, […]

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Apple TV’s first big update adds Siri search for Apple Music

The latest iteration of Apple TV’s operating system, tvOS 9.1, is out of beta and ready for the big screen. The new update includes support for searching Apple Music with your voice, via the fantastic Siri Remote, so you no longer have to type in long artist names with the weird keyboard line that Apple […]

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How to fix the new Apple TV’s annoying onscreen keyboard

The old Apple TV used a 6 x 7 grid of letters to let you enter text. It wasn’t QWERTY, but it was efficient, requiring a minimum of presses to enter your text. Consequently, many people upgrading to the new Apple TV have found the new onscreen keyboard annoying. It’s a horizontal two-line strip that […]

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What to expect from Apple TV’s M2M channel

Apple TV has locked up some fancy, exclusive content ahead of the launch of its new set-top hardware next week. M2M, which is a really chic way of saying “Made to Measure,” will air content devoted to the fashion world and its icons. It comes courtesy of a partnership between Apple and sports/fashion titan WME/IMG, […]

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Why Apple TV’s strict new gaming mandate is a good thing

Apple’s flip-flop on game controllers for Apple TV might be bad news for developers, but it’s great news for gamers. It’s a virtual guarantee that all games will work better out of the box when running on the refreshed Apple TV, which will have its own App Store for the first time. While the company […]

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Cult of Mac Magazine: Welcome to the new site, plus Apple TV’s big update

We have the technology. We can make the Cult of Mac website better than it was. Better, stronger, faster. We can and we did (and it didn’t cost us $ 6 million, either). In this week’s issue of Cult of Mac Magazine for iPhone and iPad, you’ll get the scoop on our website’s redesign, plus updates […] [Read More…]

Ads make the Apple TV’s new YouTube app worse than the old one

Yesterday, we were excited when a major update to the Apple TV introduced a major redesign of the set-top box’s official YouTube app. Today, though, we’re a little less enthused, because it turns out that along with getting a new… Read more ›

Take a look at Apple TV’s new styling in today’s video

In today’s video we take a quick look into the revamped Apple TV software – 7.0. Which was released to developers earlier this week, which gives us a good indication to what the final software will look and feel like… Read more ›

Apple TV’s huge update gets delayed until 2015

We’ve been waiting more than two years to get a decent upgrade for the AppleTV, but a new report suggests that Apple isn’t planning to launch the device this year, thanks to cable companies dragging their heals on deals. The… Read more ›