Apple has been rumored to be working on a television for several years, but recently rumors have surfaced about the company making a smart watch. Content deals with large media companies has likely held up Apple’s efforts in the television space, whereas content deals would not stifle Apple’s plans for making a smart watch. As
There has been no shortage of Apple TV rumors lately. Jefferies analyst Peter Misek, is claming that Apple will hold an event in March to introduce a SDK (software development kit) for Apple TV. The SDK would allow developers to create applications that could run on current or upcoming Apple TV devices. Misek believes that
Along with the iOS 6.1 update, Apple TV software was updated to 5.2. One of the key features for Apple TV is the ability to use a wireless Bluetooth keyboard to control Apple TV. The obvious benefit is that you can type instead of entering text with arrow keys on the Apple TV remote. In
Along with today’s release of iOS 6.1, Apple also included an update for the Apple TV. The new 5.2 software update adds a number of features including Bluetooth keyboard support, AirPlay sending, Up Next support, iCloud for iTunes music and more. iTunes in the Cloud: Browse and play your purchased iTunes music directly from iCloud.
It’s easy to subscribe to services like MLB, NBA League Pass and NHL Game Center Live on Apple TV, but you will need to cancel and mange the subscriptions from a different device. Currently, there is not a way to manage subscriptions from Apple TV. However, any of the subscriptions that you sign up for
According to Gigaom, Intel is working on a TV service, but despite reports from Forbes and Techcrunch the service will not be ready in time for the CES event next week. All of the leaks indicate that Intel is working on a set top box to deliver a subscription TV service. The semiconductor company is
To access your movies, music, photos, etc. on Apple TV that are stored on a computer you need to enable Home Sharing on both devices. In order for Home Sharing to work, you must be signed in using the same Apple ID on your Apple TV and in iTunes on the computer with your content.
9to5Mac has found that the latest beta version of Apple TV software has a new Bluetooth menu that allows the device to be paired with Apple’s wireless keyboard. The keyboard can then control Apple TV by using the arrow keys, the return key for play/pause and the escape key will act as the menu key.