Apple TV should gain Picture in Picture and multiple user support with tvOS 11

A report Monday by the Israeli outlet The Verifier has it that the next major update to the operating system powering the Apple TV set-top box will include support for Picture-in-Picture mode and the ability for multiple users in a household to share Continue reading Apple TV should gain Picture in Picture and multiple user support with tvOS 11

How to disable automatic software updates on Apple TV

Your Apple TV can automatically install new updates when they’re available. I like to keep this option disabled to avoid potential problems that may occur with a major firmware update. I would typically postpone updating until I had a chance Continue reading How to disable automatic software updates on Apple TV

Spike and Nickelodeon now support Apple TV universal search

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Apple has added a few new content providers to tvOS’s universal search feature, like Spike and the Nickelodeon channel, including Nick Jr. The feature currently works with a bunch of popular video apps in the United States and select international markets, allowing Apple TV owners Continue reading Spike and Nickelodeon now support Apple TV universal search

Apple rolls out fifth developer beta of tvOS 10.2.1 for Apple TV

Apple today rolled out a fifth beta of what would become a minor software update for the fourth-generation Apple TV. If you’re a registered developer, tvOS 10.2.1 beta 5 (build 14W585) can be installed via the Software Update mechanism provided your Continue reading Apple rolls out fifth developer beta of tvOS 10.2.1 for Apple TV

Amazon may launch its video streaming app for Apple TV in the summer

After pulling all Apple TV hardware from Amazon.com in December 2015 because it didn’t “interact well” with its video-subscription service, online retail giant Amazon has at long last warmed up to the idea of permitting owners of Apple’s set-top box to use its Continue reading Amazon may launch its video streaming app for Apple TV in the summer

Infuse media player gains supercharged subtitles, 10-bit video playback & more

aTV Flash Black developer FireCore recently pushed a new version of Infuse, implementing vastly improved subtitle support, gorgeous 10-bit video playback and a host of other improvements. Infuse 5.4 for iOS and tvOS, a free download for existing users, recently celebrated its fourth Continue reading Infuse media player gains supercharged subtitles, 10-bit video playback & more

How to make SSH persistent on the liberTV jailbreak for Apple TV 4

If you’ve been tinkering around with your Apple TV 4 jailbroken on tvOS 10 with liberTV, you may have noticed that its built-in SSH client, Dropbear, has a tendency to be purged every so often, requiring it be re-spawned and Continue reading How to make SSH persistent on the liberTV jailbreak for Apple TV 4

Apple to announce Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV at WWDC

Amazon Prime Video is finally coming to Apple TV, reports BuzzFeed. Citing sources familiar with the plans, the outlet says that Apple will make the announcement next month at their World Wide Developers Conference. The move signals that the two Continue reading Apple to announce Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV at WWDC