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HQ Trivia now has an Apple TV app so you can play on the big screen
HQ Trivia now has an Apple TV app so you can play on the big screen By Maggie Tillman

HQ Trivia exploded in popularity earlier this year, and now, you can finally play it on the TV.Although millions of people have used the live game show, it's clear that the mobile app, which was founded by the co-creators of Vine, had room to grow. Now,... Read more

Apple may one day offer music, TV and news streaming bundle
Apple may one day offer music, TV and news streaming bundle By Max Langridge

Apple may be looking to one day offer customers a single subscription-based package comprising TV, music and news content, according to a report from The Information. Apple original TV programming: What's it producing and why? Apple might launch a subscription... Read more

Apple original TV programming: What's it producing and why?
Apple original TV programming: What's it producing and why? By Max Langridge

Apple has been said to be investing in its original programming to take on the likes of Netflix and Amazon for some time now, but we've yet to see any truly compelling TV shows or movies. The tech giant was originally said to be producing TV shows starring... Read more

Apple adds Dolby Atmos to Apple TV 4K, will upgrade your library for free
Apple adds Dolby Atmos to Apple TV 4K, will upgrade your library for free By Rik Henderson

Apple has announced that it is adding support for Dolby Atmos to its Apple TV 4K box as part of the forthcoming tvOS 12 update. What's more, your existing movies and TV shows that support Dolby Atmos will be upgraded for free.It's a similar story to when... Read more

Apple just made its Carpool Karaoke show free to watch via TV app
Apple just made its Carpool Karaoke show free to watch via TV app By Elyse Betters

Apple has a new TV show, called Carpool Karaoke: The Series, that you can now watch - absolutely for free.The television show is accessible via Apple's TV app, according to a new trailer the company shared on its YouTube channel. Free episodes of the... Read more

Apple is investing $1 billion in original programming, will begin streaming next March
Apple is investing $1 billion in original programming, will begin streaming next March By Max Langridge

Apple has been said to be investing heavily in original programming for some time now, but we haven't seen much in the way of content appearing on the company's Apple Music streaming service. Apple original TV programming: What's it producing and why?... Read more

Apple TV app finally arrives in the UK, get all your TV streaming from the one place
Apple TV app finally arrives in the UK, get all your TV streaming from the one place By Stuart Miles

Apple's march towards creating a better TV experience in the UK has arrived.Previously only available in the US, now all UK iPhone, iPad and Apple TV users have access to the Apple TV app. On iOS, it replaces the Videos app that has been on the Apple... Read more

Apple TV gets Amazon Prime Video app at last, Mr Robot here we come
Apple TV gets Amazon Prime Video app at last, Mr Robot here we come By Rik Henderson

The latest 4K HDR-enabled Apple TV is one of the best media streaming boxes around, but it’s been lacking something important since the day it launched: Amazon Prime Video. The Apple TV series has pretty-much always featured Netflix, on its many iterations,... Read more

Apple TV 4K: The full list of 4K HDR and Dolby Vision movies on iTunes
Apple TV 4K: The full list of 4K HDR and Dolby Vision movies on iTunes By Rik Henderson

Apple has started to add 4K HDR movies on iTunes, with Dolby Vision where possible. Apple TV 4K will go on sale tomorrow, 22 September, but you can still order your 4K content in advance.If you open iTunes on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, PC or even... Read more

Apple TV 4K: Release date, price and everything you need to know
Apple TV 4K: Release date, price and everything you need to know By Elyse Betters

As part of its September 2017 product unveiling event, Apple finally announced a follow-up to its fourth generation Apple TV with an enhanced model.Called Apple TV 4K, the new set-top box will be available from 22 September in two storage sizes: 32GB... Read more

Apple TV 4K announced: Ultra high definition, HDR and more
Apple TV 4K announced: Ultra high definition, HDR and more By Rik Henderson

Apple has announced a new version of Apple TV with 4K and HDR video.The Apple TV 4K finally embraces 2160p video resolutions from streaming services, as well as UHD content through iTunes - including Spider-Man Homecoming, as shown during the launch event.It... Read more

4K Apple TV all but confirmed for September reveal
4K Apple TV all but confirmed for September reveal By Max Langridge

Unnamed sources familiar with Apple's plans have confirmed the technology giant will indeed unveil a revised Apple TV set-top box, capable of supporting 4K Ultra HD. Apple TV 4K: What's the story so far? Apple TV 2017 will be 4K, maybe HDR too The new... Read more

Apple might offer films right after they hit cinemas - but at a high cost
Apple might offer films right after they hit cinemas - but at a high cost By Elyse Betters

Cinema chains must be super worried right now.Major Hollywood studios are deciding whether to offer digital rentals of films mere weeks after they appear in theatres, according to Bloomberg, which talked to unnamed people "familiar with the matter". These... Read more

Apple OLED TV standalone display pops up in blurry leaked images
Apple OLED TV standalone display pops up in blurry leaked images By Elyse Betters

Apple has been rumoured to be working on a TV set for many years.It's such an old story at this point, you can't help but roll your eyes at the thought of another analyst claiming Apple is once again readying a standalone display. But analyst talk is... Read more

Apple still hasn't given up the idea of offering its own pay TV service
Apple still hasn't given up the idea of offering its own pay TV service By Elyse Betters

For years, Apple has been trying to develop a pay TV service.Several reports going back to 2009 have claimed Apple is getting ready to launch a subscription-based streaming TV service that would offer around 25 channels, DVR, and live-programming. It'd... Read more

Apple TV 2017 will be 4K, maybe HDR too
Apple TV 2017 will be 4K, maybe HDR too By Rik Henderson

Apple is said to be working on a new Apple TV set-top-box, possibly even for release later this year, as sales of the current generation device are reportedly slowing.Part of the reason given is that, while competitors embraced the 4K Ultra HD revolution,... Read more

Watch first run cinema releases on Apple TV? Steve Jobs predicted it six years ago
Watch first run cinema releases on Apple TV? Steve Jobs predicted it six years ago By Rik Henderson

Last week, Apple was reported to be in talks with major movie studios to bring first run cinema releases to iTunes, to be rented and watched in the home and on its mobile devices.Bloomberg claimed that 21st Century Fox, Warner Bros and Universal Pictures... Read more

What is Apple single sign-on and how does it work?
What is Apple single sign-on and how does it work? By Elyse Betters

Apple has finally launched its long-awaited "single sign-on" feature.But there are a few things you need to know about it before you can jump right in. For instance, it's only available in one country right now, and it only works with a handful of cable... Read more

Apple ditches 3rd gen Apple TV, new 4K model inbound?
Apple ditches 3rd gen Apple TV, new 4K model inbound? By Max Langridge

While all eyes were on Google yesterday at its Made by Google event, Apple silently killed off the 3rd generation Apple TV, leaving just the 4th gen on sale. Apple has had two boxes on sale for some time, so this could be an indication a new version is... Read more

New Apple TV surfaces in FCC filing, has Bluetooth and, er, NFC?
New Apple TV surfaces in FCC filing, has Bluetooth and, er, NFC? By Rik Henderson

When the latest Apple TV was unveiled a year ago it raised a few eyebrows. That's because, excellent streaming box that it is, it didn't have support for 4K video. It seemed short sighted at the time, becoming even more so as rivals released their own... Read more

New Apple TV plans emerge, EPG for digital shows and films
New Apple TV plans emerge, EPG for digital shows and films By Rik Henderson

After Apple was said to have ditched plans for its own television broadcast service at the end of last year, there have been few rumours about its TV expansion plans. And the Apple TV set-top-box is still waiting for something to ignite its potential,... Read more

New Apple TV Remote app lets you control Siri on Apple TV from iPhone
New Apple TV Remote app lets you control Siri on Apple TV from iPhone By Elyse Betters

Apple has released a new app, called Apple TV Remote, and it sort of replaces the previous Remote app.Teased at Apple's World Wide Developer Conference last year, the new Apple TV Remote app has been available for developers since June and was released... Read more

What's new in Apple TV? Smarter Siri, better gaming, single sign-in and more
What's new in Apple TV? Smarter Siri, better gaming, single sign-in and more By Luke Edwards

Apple has announced the latest update to its Apple tvOS that will see huge live TV access, smarter Siri and more.Now over 100 live channels will be coming to the platform as of next month. Apple will make jumping between subscription services easier than... Read more

Apple TV gets new voice and photo features in latest update
Apple TV gets new voice and photo features in latest update By Stuart Miles

Apple has announced a new update to its Apple TV set top box. The new update, which will be available from today will bring with it a number of new features like Folders, as well as sort some of the complaints from the initial release last year.Apple... Read more

Apple TV subscription streaming service: What's the story so far?
Apple TV subscription streaming service: What's the story so far? By Elyse Betters

Sometimes there are so many Apple rumours they're difficult to keep straight, like the latest information surrounding Apple's TV streaming service.The Apple TV was just updated, despite reports from analysts, who repeatedly claim Apple will abandon the... Read more

Voice dictation coming to Apple TV, you'll be able to speak your username and password
Voice dictation coming to Apple TV, you'll be able to speak your username and password By Rik Henderson

Apple will introduce voice dictation to its 2015 Apple TV set-top-boxes in the near future, with beta software users already getting that function.The company has been trialling and adding new features to tvOS 9.2, which is hotly tipped to be announced... Read more

New Apple TV: Here's how to finally get the Apple Podcasts app on your box
New Apple TV: Here's how to finally get the Apple Podcasts app on your box By Elyse Betters

You can now use the new Apple TV to listen to people talk for hours.When Apple released its more expensive, more powerful Apple TV late last year, the company for whatever reason didn't ready a new version of its podcast app for the set-top box - which... Read more

iPhone 7 display could be made by Foxconn as it lodges £3.8 billion bid for Sharp
iPhone 7 display could be made by Foxconn as it lodges £3.8 billion bid for Sharp By Rik Henderson

Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn is reportedly willing to pay out 625 billion yen (£3.8 billion) for troubled Japanese consumer electronics brand Sharp. The offer far exceeds a 300 yen bid previously made for the company by a Japanese government-sponsored... Read more

14 cool features and other things you can do with the new Apple TV
14 cool features and other things you can do with the new Apple TV By Elyse Betters

When Apple unveiled the all-new Apple TV with an all-new remote during its iPhone 6S September event, it glossed over some really interesting features for the new set-top box.So, we have created this feature to tell you about a few of them.The new Apple... Read more

Apple TV gets BBC iPlayer at last
Apple TV gets BBC iPlayer at last By Rik Henderson

The BBC has finally released a dedicated iPlayer app for Apple TV, with the service now available to download on the fourth generation player from today.All of the BBC iPlayer content is accessible from the new Apple TV but those used to the app's layout... Read more

New Apple TV Remote app with Siri functionality will arrive next year
New Apple TV Remote app with Siri functionality will arrive next year By Elyse Betters

You'll soon be able to use the Apple TV remote app on your iPhone to control your set-top box with Siri voice commands.The new Apple TV comes with a new physical remote that is decked out with a touchpad and buttons for menu, home, volume, and Siri. There... Read more

You can now use Siri on Apple TV to control Apple Music
You can now use Siri on Apple TV to control Apple Music By Elyse Betters

"Hey Siri, play Hello by Adele".If you own an iOS device, such as an iPhone, you can ask Siri to play tunes from Apple Music. And now, starting today, if you own the latest Apple TV, you can do the same thing. Apple has released the first major update... Read more

Apple TV App Store: Here’s how to find and download new apps
Apple TV App Store: Here’s how to find and download new apps By Elyse Betters

So, the new Apple TV is now available for purchase, and you got your hands on it already and want to know how everything works. No problem. We got you covered.If you’re looking for the best new Apple TV apps to try right now, check out Pocket-lint’s... Read more

New Apple TV:  Release date, price, specs, rumours and everything you need to know
New Apple TV: Release date, price, specs, rumours and everything you need to know By Elyse Betters

Apple's fourth-generation Apple TV is now available to buy, but for two years leading up to its release, the rumour mill ran amuck with reports and speculation about what the set-top box might feature.To help you navigate what's going on with Apple's... Read more

All-new Apple TV: It's finally available to buy, and this is what it can do
All-new Apple TV: It's finally available to buy, and this is what it can do By Elyse Betters

Apple finally unveiled the new Apple TV during its September event and now the device is available to buy.Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, took the stage after the iPad Pro was unveiled to talk about "an even bigger screen". He emphasised that today is the "golden... Read more

New Apple TV: When and where can you buy it?
New Apple TV: When and where can you buy it? By Elyse Betters

The new Apple TV is finally on sale after it was announced back in September. The company unveiled its latest set-top box during its iPhone 6S event. The new Apple TV (that's what it is called in order to differentiate it from past models) looks a lot... Read more

Tim Cook reveals Apple TV release date and more: Here's what he said in his WSJD chat
Tim Cook reveals Apple TV release date and more: Here's what he said in his WSJD chat By Rik Henderson

Apple CEO Tim Cook was a guest at WSJD Live yesterday. The event organised by the Wall Street Journal's digital arm usually throws up some interesting quotes from tech industry figureheads, but Cook's was even more interesting than could be expected.He... Read more

Here's why the new Apple TV is so big and heavy compared to the old one
Here's why the new Apple TV is so big and heavy compared to the old one By Elyse Betters

The gadget doctors over at iFixit have finished dissecting the new Apple TV, and they've already posted pictures of the deconstructed device on the operating table, in an effort to show us what's going on under the hood.There's four things interesting... Read more

Yep, Apple TV Siri remote control cases are now a thing
Yep, Apple TV Siri remote control cases are now a thing By Rik Henderson

Tell somebody to get a case for a TV remote control in the past and they'd think you'd gone doolally. But Griffin is the first third-party manufacturer to announce a protective case for one, and it's not as daft as you'd suspect.With Apple partly aiming... Read more

If the new Apple TV and touchscreen remote look this good, we'll all want one
If the new Apple TV and touchscreen remote look this good, we'll all want one By Rik Henderson

Apple is fully expected to unleash a new version of its Apple TV set-top-box during its "Hey Siri" press event in San Francisco today and there's one thing for certain, if it looks anything like the concept renders created by Martin Hajek, it will knock... Read more

New Apple TV will be a games console first and foremost
New Apple TV will be a games console first and foremost By Rik Henderson

Along with the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus handsets, Apple is expected to announce a new version of another product line during its 9 September media briefing.After three years, the current Apple TV will be replaced with a new model that is tipped to be primarily... Read more

Could the new Apple TV interface look like this?
Could the new Apple TV interface look like this? By Stuart Miles

With all the rumours currently pointing towards an Apple TV refresh at the company's 9 September launch event, one enterprising graphics designer has decided to give his take on what the new interface should look like.A cross between the current Apple... Read more

New Apple TV details leaked: Universal voice search, black touch remote, no 4K, $149 price
New Apple TV details leaked: Universal voice search, black touch remote, no 4K, $149 price By Elyse Betters

Apple's next-generation Apple TV is coming - and it'll be completely overhauled when compared to its predecessor, which hasn't been updated in over 900 days. The new set-top box might even feature universal voice search.According to John Paczkowski at... Read more

Apple is considering making its own original TV shows and movies
Apple is considering making its own original TV shows and movies By Elyse Betters

Apple wants to become the next Netflix.The iPhone maker, which is expected to finally unveil an updated version of its Apple TV set-top box during an event next month, is reportedly considering original programming. Like, it wants to produce TV shows... Read more

HBO Now is coming to Google Play, no longer an Apple exclusive
HBO Now is coming to Google Play, no longer an Apple exclusive By Elyse Betters

Three months after launching solely for Apple TV and iOS devices, HBO Now is finally ready to make its way to Google Play.While speaking at Google I/O, Google's Sundar Pichai confirmed HBO planned to release a version of the HBO Now app for Android. The... Read more

Apple TV tips and tricks
Apple TV tips and tricks By Elyse Betters

Apple TV is as simple as it gets.It's a little black box with rounded corners that connects to your HDTV and the internet in order to serve up television programming and other video and audio content from Apple's own apps and third-party services, such... Read more

Apple TV remote to have radical redesign, mini touchpad tipped for WWDC unveiling
Apple TV remote to have radical redesign, mini touchpad tipped for WWDC unveiling By Rik Henderson

With Apple's WWDC developers conference the next big thing on the company's agenda, rumours of what will be announced there are ramping up.Apple itself has already stated that we'll find out more on the future of iOS - more than likely iOS 9 - and its... Read more

Apple TV subscription service could launch in September
Apple TV subscription service could launch in September By Chris Hall

It's been reported for some time that Apple is working on an enhanced channel offering for Apple TV. The Wall Street Journal has now provided more detail, citing sources familiar with the matter.We'd seen previous rumours that Apple was talking to television... Read more

HBO streaming service, HBO Now, should hit Apple TV with new Game of Thrones in April
HBO streaming service, HBO Now, should hit Apple TV with new Game of Thrones in April By Luke Edwards

HBO is reportedly in talks with Apple to make Apple TV one of its launch platforms for its highly anticipated stand-alone streaming service, HBO Now.HBO Now is expected to debut in April with the new series of Game of Thrones. This comes from sources... Read more

Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic to hit cinemas this October
Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic to hit cinemas this October By Elyse Betters

After years of development, Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs film finally has a release date.Universal Pictures, which picked up the biopic from Sony Pictures late last year, has set an 9 October release date, according to Deadline. It's currently in production... Read more

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