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The Ultimate Cable Television Cord Cutting Solution for Apple TV

<b>Before we get started, here are the things you’re going to need:</b><p>Based on my experience, if you have all these pieces, your Apple TV can serve as the …

Hands-on with the updated Apple TV Remote app for iPhone and iPad

As we noted in a prior post, Apple has updated its Apple TV Remote app to version 1.1. This latest version, which comes on the same day as tvOS 10.2 and iOS 10.3, brings long-awaited iPad support to the table.<p>Along with support for the iPad, the updated Apple TV Remote app features an enhanced Now …

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Apple TV Remote App Updated with iPad Support and Now Playing Controls

In an update to version 1.1, the Apple TV Remote app for iOS has received full iPad support. Now an iPad can be used in place of a Siri Remote to control the fourth-generation Apple TV. The iPad app includes full support for Split View, a welcome touch. And thanks to the additional screen real …

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tvOS 10.2 with new features and SDK improvements now available for Apple TV

Apple is rolling out tvOS 10.2 for Apple TV. tvOS 10.2 focuses on “new features, bug fixes, and improvements in the OS and SDK” according to release notes. Apple TV Remote on the App Store is also expected to get iPad support.<p>Sony A6500<p>Specifically, tvOS 10.2 includes these changes:<p>Accelerated …

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Get more from your Apple TV with these 7 tricks

Use Apple's black box like an expert<p>It might be hard to believe, but the Apple TV has now been with us for more than 10 years. In that time, it's gotten a lot smaller and a lot smarter—and it has a few tricks up its sleeve that you might not know about. Here are seven tips to improve your Apple TV …

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YouTube TV: Everything you need to know about the new TV streaming service

It seems like everyone’s got a live TV streaming service these days. You’ve got the ‘established players’ that include Sling TV and PlayStation Vue …

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Free Comet TV app now available on Roku, Apple TV (hands-on)

The ad-supported app offers an assortment of sci-fi and horror movies and TV shows, including Stargate SG1, as a live stream.<p>Are you willing to sit through ads to watch sci-fi?<p>If so, head over to your Apple TV or Roku and grab the new Comet TV app. It's free, and you don't have to have a cable …

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Apple TV is about to get a lot easier to deploy in enterprise as Jamf prepares for tvOS 10.2 release

Anticipating the release of tvOS 10.2, Jamf today announced support for Apple’s Device Enrollment Program and expanded Mobile Device Management features for Apple TV, meaning organizations will soon be able to set up, configure and distribute apps for Apple TVs in bulk in the same way already …

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Hulu Announces Live TV Service with New Teaser Page

Hulu is planning on launching a live TV service later this year and competing with the likes of YouTube TV and AT&T’s DirecTV Now, and of course, …

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15 million Americans could flock to disruptive live-TV packages from Hulu, YouTube, or even Amazon

The way Americans watch TV is going to change in a big way in the next few years, according to analysts at UBS led by John Hodulik.<p>The catalyst of this change will be new live-streaming TV packages like DirecTV Now, Sling TV, and YouTube TV, UBS analysts wrote in a recent note to clients.<p>The …

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Tech Adviser: Plex lets you store movies and music for streaming | Technology

Some friends and I were talking about the best way to serve up media in our homes.<p>I have a hard drive full of movies I've ripped from DVDs I own as …

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Latest iOS News And Reviews

Join us as we discuss iOS 10.3 along with numerous survival challenges.<p>March 29 Trevor Sheridan<p>Ellie & Max is a charming puzzle game that is …

How to stream March Madness live on iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV

March is here, which means it’s time for one of the biggest sporting events of the year: March Madness. As conference tournaments wrap up, Selection Sunday takes place tonight to set the field for this year’s festivities.<p>The NCAA has almost always been a leader in streaming the tournament and this …

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Next-Generation Apple TV, tvOS 11 Apparently Spotted in Developer Logs

Firi Games is the developer arcade games including Phoenix HD and Phoenix II. In it’s developer logs, references to “AppleTV6,2” and “tvOS 11” were …

March Madness Live Streaming: How to Watch NCAA Basketball Tournament Online

The 2017 NCAA March Madness men’s basketball tournament tips off Tuesday night, and college hoops fans will be able to catch all 67 games on TV as …

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Fox Now is a nice-looking TV app. Do you need a nice-looking TV app?

It’s on Apple TV only, for now.<p>Depending on who you talk to, the future of TV will either be bundles of networks and shows, or narrow pitches for individual networks and shows.<p>So here’s something in the middle: Fox Now, a new app that lets you watch just about whatever you want, live and on-demand …

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Hands on: Facebook Video App for Apple TV

It would be easy to dismiss the Facebook Video app as unnecessary and just another way to waste time. The new app that was recently launched for …

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Sporty's brings the first flight training app to AppleTV

We’ve covered the spectrum of aviation apps over the past 6 years for just about every Apple platform, including iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. …

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Using your iPhone as a Game Controller for your Apple TV

While the fourth-generation Apple TV supports a variety of MFi Game Controllers, most games can also still technically be played using the Siri …

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FS1 lost more households in February than ESPN, according to Nielsen estimates

Ringing the bell of doom for ESPN has become a popular pastime in recent years as the network continues to suffer significant subscriber losses to …

Here’s a first look at Facebook’s new OTT video app

Last week brought two major developments in the over-the-top (OTT) ecosystem: YouTube announced a forthcoming OTT service that bundles YouTube …

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YouTube Is Rolling Out Its Cable-killer. Here’s How It Compares to Other Streaming Services

At $35 a month, is YouTube TV worth the price?<p>YouTube, the world's biggest free streaming video site, will soon offer another way to cut the cable …

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How To Decide if YouTube's New TV Service Is Right For You

Google has already tried to replace your wireless carrier and Internet provider. Now it's gunning for your cable subscription, too.<p>The company's …

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Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, DirecTV Now or YouTube TV?

Sling TV, PlayStation Vue and DirecTV Now offer channels from satellite and cable providers with the same streaming delivery as services like Netflix …

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Google announces YouTube TV service that rivals cable for $35

YouTube wants to replace your cable TV service – for real this time.<p>At an event in California today, the company today announced a virtual cable TV similar to the likes of Sling TV or DirecTV Now. Basically you pay $35 every month and have access to a series of live broadcast and cable channels. …

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Sling TV just got cheaper

The streaming TV service has new lower pricing for four of its most popular content bundles.<p>On Friday, pay television service Sling made its already affordable TV service even more so by announcing lower prices on its Extras bundles. The deal bodes well for customers not wanting to pay for channels …

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Apple TV Adds Urban Movie Channel Subscription Service

RLJ Entertainment’s Urban Movie Channel (UMC) is now available on fourth-generation Apple TV devices — which the company hopes will spur signups for …