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How to Use Your Apple TV 4th Generation Remote on Your Mac

One feature that people loved (or hated, depending on how it worked for them) was using the Apple TV remote to control media on their Apple TV and Mac. Unfortunately, the latest Apple TV remote works over Bluetooth instead of IR, so it doesn’t work with the Mac out of the box. Fortunately, with the use of the freeware app “SiriMote”, you can use that remote with your Mac. An added benefit...

First developer betas for iOS 9.3.2, OS X 10.11.5, watchOS 2.2.1 and tvOS 9.2.1 released

Apple has today seeded new betas for all of its major software platforms and they are now available for download. If you are a registered Apple developer, then you can head to the dev center and install the updates on your devices. The first betas have been released for iOS 9.3.2, OS X El Capitan 10.11.5, watchOS 2.2.1 and tvOS 9.2.1. All these releases focus on bug fixes and performance improvements rather...

The getting started guide to Provenance emulator on Apple TV

Provenance is an excellent emulator for iOS and tvOS. It allows you to play old Sega and Nintendo games on your device. Not only does it fully play the games, but it also allows other features that are not supported on the original consoles, such as HD output and save states. Today, we are going to be going through the steps needed to set up Provenance on your Apple TV, so you can enjoy your childhood...

How to take screenshots and record video on the new Apple TV

Screenshots are wonderful. They allow you to take a picture of whats on your screen, and can be helpful for making tutorials, capturing glitches, and taking pictures of high scores. On iOS, it’s super easy: just press the home and power button at the same time, and your screen will be added to your camera...

How to tell if iOS app also has an Apple TV version

Apple finally added support for apps in the latest Apple TV, fulfilling the biggest demand users and developers had from the company related to this product. Now that Apple TV supports apps and games and has its own App Store, iOS users can enjoy many of their favorite apps on both iPhone and their Apple TV. Now Apple has made it easier for users to find out if any app that is available on the iOS App...

OS X El Capitan 10.11.2, watchOS 2.1 and tvOS 9.1 also released

We just told you about the release of iOS 9.2 and shared the direct download links, which by the way you should definitely download if your device is not jailbroken. However that’s not the only major operating system release we have seen today, as Apple has also released OS X El Capitan 10.11.2, watchOS 2.1 and tvOS 9.1, all of which are also available for their respective devices. Below we have given...

tvOS hack enables iOS like app folders on the new Apple TV

While the new Apple TV has been announced for months, it was made available for purchase recently. Now that the units have gone into the hands of users, hackers have already started to do the thing they do best, which is hacking the new software. The latest tvOS hack enables iOS style app folders on the operating system that powers the Apple TV, that will allow users to put apps in folders, rename them...

Developer makes classic game emulator for the new Apple TV

The new Apple TV is a game changer not only for Apple but also for the users. Even though the device has yet to get shipped to buyers, developers are already doing fun stuff with the tvOS simulator in Xcode. Developer James Addyman has created an emulator for classic games called Provenance, which will allow...

The new Apple TV: Now more than just a hobby

Years before his death Steve Jobs famously called Apple TV ‘just a hobby’. Even though during his appearance at All Things D conference in 2010 he talked passionately about the future of television, he still thought Apple alone couldn’t change the TV landscape. This year however it seems like Apple has finally decided to take its hobby seriously as the company has announced the all new...