iTunes 12.5.4 is out with support for TV app, Touch Bar-enabled scrubber & more

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In addition to releasing macOS 10.12.2 Sierra today, a second major update to the Mac operating system following the initial Sierra release in October, Apple also released iTunes 12.5.4 today. The new version of iTunes includes minor app and performance improvements, Continue reading iTunes 12.5.4 is out with support for TV app, Touch Bar-enabled scrubber & more

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

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

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

Next-generation Apple TV running tvOS 11 spotted in usage logs

An unreleased model of the Apple TV set-top box running tvOS 11, the next major revision to the device’s operating system, has appeared in developer logs, as first spotted by co-founder and programmer at Firi Games, a Dutch studio that creates games Continue reading Next-generation Apple TV running tvOS 11 spotted in usage logs

tvOS 10.2 for Apple TV now available with accelerated scrolling & other enhancements

Your fourth-generation Apple TV just got a tad easier to use with a second major update to the set-top box’s operating system now available following tvOS 10’s debut last fall. The tvOS 10.2 software update (build 14W265) is now available on fourth-generation Apple Continue reading tvOS 10.2 for Apple TV now available with accelerated scrolling & other enhancements