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How to Access Secret Advanced Settings on Apple TV tvOS

Mar 19, 2016 - 2 Comments
the Apple TV advanced settings screen of tvOS with various internal options

The Apple TV has a Settings app complete with a myriad of options that are more than sufficient for most users to customize and tinker with their device, but did you know there is a hidden Advanced Settings section in tvOS as well? This is a little known feature that seems to contain options that … Read More

Beta 6 of iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4, tvOS 9.2, and WatchOS 2.2 Released for Testing

Mar 7, 2016 - 2 Comments
OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 beta and iOS 9.2.2 beta

Apple has released a bevy of beta software updates for users participating in the public beta and developer beta testing programs, including iOS 9.3 beta 6, OS X 10.11.4 beta 6, watchOS 2.2 beta 6, and tvOS 9.2 beta 6. Each new build continues to emphasize bug fixes and refinements to the beta releases as … Read More

Beta 5 of iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4, WatchOS 2.2, tvOS 9.2 Released

Mar 1, 2016 - 5 Comments
OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 beta and iOS 9.2.2 beta

Apple has released updates to each beta version of their operating systems, including iOS 9.3 beta 5, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 Beta 5, tvOS 9.2 beta 5, and watchOS 2.2 beta 5.

Beta 4 of OS X 10.11.4 iOS 9.3, WatchOS 2.2, tvOS 9.2 Available

Feb 22, 2016 - 13 Comments
iOS 9.3 beta 4

Apple has released new beta builds for each of their operating systems, including iOS 9.3 beta 4, OS X 10.11.4 beta 4, tvOS 9.2 beta 4, and watchOS 2.2 beta 4.

OS X 10.11.4 Beta 3, iOS 9.3 Beta 3, WatchOS 2.2b3, tvOS 9.2b3 Released for Testing

Feb 8, 2016 - 5 Comments

Apple has released an array of new beta operating system builds, including the third beta versions of OS X 10.11.4 beta, iOS 9.3 beta, WatchOS 2.2 beta, and tvOS 9.2 beta 3. Each release includes bug fixes and feature enhancements for their respective hardware, along with a few new features.

tvOS 9.1.1 Update for Apple TV 4th Gen Released

Jan 25, 2016 - 2 Comments
Apple TV

Apple has released tvOS 9.1.1 for Apple TV 4th generation models, the small point release update arrives as build 13U717 and primarily focuses on bug and security fixes, but also includes a new Podcasts app for Apple TV.

First Betas of OS X 10.11.4, tvOS 9.2, WatchOS 2.2 Released for Testing

Jan 11, 2016 - 1 Comment

Apple has released the first beta builds of OS X 10.11.4 (and yes, OS X 10.11.3 is still at beta 2), tvOS 9.2, WatchOS 2.2, and iOS 9.3 for users enrolled in the developer beta programs.

How to AirPlay Video from QuickTime Player in Mac OS X

Jan 8, 2016 - 5 Comments
AirPlay a video from QuickTime player to an AirPlay receiver from Mac OS X

You can AirPlay a video directly from the QuickTime movie player in Mac OS X with the latest versions. This makes it easy to send a video that’s playing on a Mac to an Apple TV over the wireless AirPlay protocol, similar to how it works to AirPlay videos from iOS. And because AirPlay is … Read More

How to Turn Off Apple TV

Jan 3, 2016 - 19 Comments
How to turn off Apple TV

Done using your Apple TV and want to turn it off? Maybe the Apple TV is on but you’re finished with it and need to turn it off with your TV? No sweat, but the Apple TV isn’t like your average device with an off and on switch, as you may have noticed by now. … Read More

How to Check Apple TV Siri Remote Battery Life

Dec 30, 2015 - 5 Comments
Check the Apple TV Remote battery life remaining

The new Apple TV Siri Remote features a rechargeable battery that lasts quite a while and is overall certainly easier to deal with than swapping out one-time use batteries. But how do you know when the Apple TV remote is ready to be recharged? While there is no visual indicator on the remote itself of … Read More

How to Restart the Apple TV

Dec 27, 2015 - 10 Comments
How to restart Apple TV

The new Apple TV is generally really quite stable and should rarely need to restart, but in the rare occasion you find something not working properly, you can reboot Apple TV through the system settings on the device itself. Rebooting Apple TV is fast and should only take a moment to complete, so if you … Read More

How to Update Apple TV tvOS Software

Dec 19, 2015 - 12 Comments
Apple TV tvOS software update

The new Apple TV 4th generation model has many improvements and features that make it a great addition to a television and living room, but to get the most from the new Apple TV you’ll want to be sure you regularly update tvOS, the system software that runs on the device. Updating tvOS is simple … Read More

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