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Turner Classic Movies Launches ‘Watch TCM’ on Apple TV

- Jun 22, 2018<p>Turner Classic Movie today brings its popular “Watch TCM” iOS app to fourth generation and fifth-generation Apple TV 4K devices. The …

PSA: You can now watch Disney & Marvel films in 4K HDR on the Apple TV with Vudu

Popular streaming movie and TV platform Vudu has been updated with support for UHD playback on Apple TV. This means you can now watch 4K HDR content on your Apple TV through the Vudu application…<p>What makes this update (via Reddit) most notable isn’t necessarily the support for 4K HDR, but rather …

Low-Cost Streaming Service Philo Coming to Apple TV This Summer, Unlocking TV Everywhere Authentication Soon

Last November a new streaming TV service called "Philo" was announced, aimed at providing a much cheaper monthly cost for users by cutting out all sports-related content. Starting at $16 per month, subscribers can stream 37 entertainment networks on multiple devices including iPhone, MacBook, Roku, …

Smart TV

How to clean your Apple cables, keyboards, mice, trackpads, and more

Accessories for your Apple devices can add up quickly and before you know it they’re also looking a lot dirtier than when you first unboxed them. Follow along for the best ways to clean your first- and third-party accessories.<p>Last week we covered some of the best ways to clean your AirPods and …

Cleaning

How to fix a failed export due to 'referenced media' on Final Cut Pro X

Having a problem exporting your FCP video due to referenced media? Here's how to remedy it!We apple enthusiasts are quite spoiled when it comes to …

3 ways to close all Safari tabs except for the current one

Tabbed browsing had got to be one of the greatest inventions web users have been enjoying ever since AOL’s Netscape browser came along way back in …

Operating Systems

DirecTV Now extends free Apple TV 4K offer with 3 months of prepaid service

DirecTV has extended its popular free Apple TV 4K promotion with three months of prepaid DirecTV Now service. Plans start at $35 per month, making …

Amazon Fire TV

How to Turn Off Safari Suggestions on Mac

The Safari browser for Mac offers a feature called “Safari Suggestions” which detects what you’re typing into the URL bar / search box and, much like …

Operating Systems

Mac Desktop Extension Software Duet Display Rendered Inoperable in macOS 10.13.4 [Updated]

Users of popular Mac desktop extension app Duet Display are being advised not to update to macOS 10.13.4, due to "critical bugs" that prevent the software from communicating with connected iOS devices used as extra displays.<p>When installed on a Mac and an iPad (or iPhone) and the two devices are …

macOS 10.13.4 lands with eGPU support and business chat in iMessage

Mac owners can finally use an external GPU to boost their computing power now that Apple has released macOS 10.13.4 to the public.<p>The software update has been in beta testing with developers for months and is now available to everyone for the first time. macOS 10.13.4 brings a number of …

tvOS 11.3 for Apple TV now available with AirPlay & frame rate matching improvements

Aside from dropping iOS 11.3, Apple today also released tvOS 11.3 for Apple TV.<p>You can grab the update from iDownloadBlog’s Download page.<p>The …

Smart TV

How To Set and Reset ‘Trust This Computer‘ on Your iOS Device

- Mar 19, 2018<p>When you connect you iPhone or iPad to a computer for the first time, you’ll be prompted whether to trust the computer. When you …

How to take screenshots or screencasts of your Apple TV wirelessly

Taking a screenshot or a screen recording of an Apple TV using a Mac was possible before, but it had to be done through Apple’s multi-gigabyte Xcode …

Smart TV

App Store listing hints at imminent macOS 10.13.4 release

Apple looks set to release its macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 update with official eGPU support at any moment. An inadvertent Mac App Store listing indicates the company is making preparations for a public rollout following weeks of beta testing.<p>High Sierra 10.13.4 saw its fifth beta release just under …

10 handy keyboard shortcuts to help you navigate Finder

Just like many other native macOS apps, Finder offers a variety of keyboard shortcuts to help you perform actions more quickly.<p>Although you’re …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Calendar 2 made $2K in 3 days mining cryptocurrency, but Apple says it violated Mac App Store guidelines

Yesterday, we reported on a macOS app called Calendar 2 that seemingly added cryptocurrency mining as an alternative to paying for premium features. At the time, the app’s developers, Qbix, had made the decision to remove the feature from the app.<p>The company now tells us, however, that Apple ended …

How to set your Mac Photos library as a screen saver

Not only does macOS let you set any picture in your Photos library as a desktop wallpaper, you also can use your Moments, Collections, Years, Places, …

Operating Systems

How to Grab Screenshots and Video From Apple TV Using Your Mac

Apple doesn't go out of its way to advertise the fact, but it's perfectly possible to connect a Mac to a fourth-generation Apple TV or later and grab screenshots and video output from the set-top box. In this article, we'll show you how it's done.<p>Note that this method can't be used to record …

Apple updates Logic Pro X with six key bug fixes in version 10.4.1

Apple has updated its pro audio app Logic Pro X with six new bug fixes to improve the experience for users. This bug fix update comes just over a month after Apple shipped loads of new features to Logic in version 10.4.<p>Here’s what’s new in version 10.4.1:<p>• Fixes an issue that could cause the app to …

Here’s how Apple could overhaul ‘macOS 11’ w/ a redesign, universal apps, and more [Gallery]

A new concept today from designer Álvaro Pabesio imagines how Apple could dramatically overhaul macOS when it finally makes the jump to ‘macOS 11.’ The concept depicts a redesigned menu bar with an iOS-like Control Center, as well as universal apps, a system-wide dark mode, and much more.<p>In this …

Apple will disconnect ‘obsolete’ first-gen Apple TV from iTunes in May

PCs running Vista and XP won’t be compatible either<p>Apple has announced today it will drop iTunes support for some older devices from May 25. This includes the first-generation Apple TV, and also any PC running Windows XP or Vista. The company is introducing new security changes which will prevent …

How to Use Control Center's Apple TV Remote in iOS 11

In iOS 11, it's possible to add an Apple TV Remote interface to the Control Center that will allow you to quickly navigate and control playback on your 4K Apple TV or fourth-generation Apple TV using your iPhone or iPad. It's a great solution if you just can't get on with Apple's Siri Remote, and …

CBS Sports HQ is the latest streaming sportscast channel on Apple TV

CBS has launched a new 24/7 streaming sportscast channel called CBS Sports HQ. The new channel is modeled after the successful CBSN streaming news app with the new sports-focused version streaming on Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and other platforms.<p>CBS Sports HQ is available for free where available and …

Plex adds DVR scheduling to its Apple TV app

Halfway through 2017, Plex started offering live TV and DVR features for users willing to cough up $5 a month. They still needed a tuner of their own, to avoid any Aereo-like shenanigans, but it was still great for cord-cutters. Now, Plex is adding more features to the Apple TV app for its DVR …

Smart TV

Top 10 Apple TV Remote Tips and Tricks

When Apple released the fourth-generation Apple TV in 2015, it also included a new Siri Remote with the set-top box (although in some regions Apple kept the original name "Apple TV Remote" due to Siri not working in those territories).<p><i>Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos.</i><p>The …

How to Add, Remove, and Rearrange Menu Bar Icons in macOS

The macOS menu bar is a great place for quickly accessing system and application functions using menu extras or "menulets", but it can get cluttered pretty quickly as more and more icons vie for a space there.<p>If the corner of your Mac's screen is fast becoming an eyesore, here are some quick and …

APFS Bug in macOS High Sierra Can Cause Data Loss When Writing to Disk Images

Apple's APFS file system included in macOS High Sierra suffers from a disk image vulnerability that in certain circumstances can lead to data loss, according to the creator of Carbon Copy Cloner.<p>In a blog post last Thursday, software developer Mike Bombich explained that he had uncovered the data …

How to reduce the file size of a PDF on Mac

Portable Document Format, or PDF for short, is one of the most ubiquitous file formats that is universally adopted across platforms. A PDF created on …

Compress

YouTube’s Apple TV App Scores a Redesign

YouTube has released a major update to its Apple TV app, bringing the first major redesign since the app launched in late 2015.<p>While the previous YouTube app retained some UI elements common to tvOS, the new version makes no attempts to feel native to the Apple TV, instead adopting an interface …

YouTube TV App Makes its Belated Appearance on the Apple TV

- Feb 2, 2018<p>The YouTube TV app made it’s much-awaited debut on the Apple TV platform on Thursday. The Apple TV app came close on the heels of the …