Apple TV 4K Lightning port

Hidden Lightning port discovered on the Apple TV 4K

A Lightning port was hidden by Apple on the Apple TV 4K. It’s placement is inside the Ethernet port, and its purpose is likely for debugging.

Apple releases iOS 13.1, iPadOS 13.1, and tvOS 13

Less than a week after Apple made the iOS 13 operating system update available for the iPhone, a new version is ready to hit devices: iOS 13.1.
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Apple TV Picture-in-Picture feature coming with tvOS 13

Your Apple TV will gain Picture-in-Picture capabilities once tvOS 13 is released, a feature that is already present on the tvOS 13 Beta 2.

Apple introduces watchOS 6 and tvOS 13

In addition to iOS 13 and iPadOS, Apple also introduced watchOS 6 and tvOS 13 for the Apple Watch and Apple TV. Check out the new features.

Apple WWDC 2019 date revealed for June 3 as invites go out

This year’s Apple WWDC 2019 developer conference will kick off with a keynote as the invites sent out reveal the date for June 3.

Apple introduces Apple Arcade, an all-around game subscription service

With Apple Arcade, subscribers will be able to access a curated catalogue of games, start playing them on one device, and continue on another.

WWDC 2019 begins June 3, registration starts today

Developers can sign up to head to San Jose through March 20. What will get teased out for future software updates to IPhones, iPads and more?
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Apple has released iOS 12.1.3 and watchOS 5.1.3 developer beta

There is a new iOS 12.1.3 developers beta version now available for download, and it supposed to solve some of the issues we have seen before

Apple will require apps to have a privacy policy

From October 3, new apps and app updates will need text or a link to a privacy policy. But there are questions to the new rule’s efficacy.

Apple TV works with Dolby Atmos, TV providers

The next tvOS update will support Dolby’s spatial sound codec and, soon, Charter Spectrum channel packages through Apple TV.

Here’s how, when and where you can watch Apple’s WWDC 2018 opening keynote

Apple is expected to focus exclusively on software announcements at its WWDC 2018 opening event in San Jose, California, and you can follow all the action live online starting at 10 a.m. PDT.
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iOS 11.4 featuring AirPlay 2 roll out today, HomePod spreads

tvOS will be able to route Apple TV sound output to compatible AirPlay 2 speakers, such as the HomePod. Speaking of, it’s going to be available in three more countries soon.

AirPlay 2 and iCloud Messages backup are in iOS 11.4 developer beta

iOS 11.3 is done. Barring any bugs that pop up out of nowhere, it’s onto the next minor update. And there are some great features still being held back.

Hulu no longer charges extra for No Commercials service on iOS and tvOS

All subscribers to Hulu’s No Commercials video streaming plan are now charged the same flat $11.99 monthly fee, including iPhone, iPad and Apple TV users.

Apple patent foreshadows whispering Siri capabilities for privacy protection

Siri could soon gain the ability to recognize whispers and whisper back in response to privacy-concerned users, according to a 2016 Apple patent filing.

Apple lets developers offer new iOS, macOS and tvOS apps for pre-order

Apple’s App Store supports a simple but welcome new feature starting today, as new iOS, macOS and tvOS titles can be offered for pre-order.

Latest iOS 11.1 beta and watchOS, macOS, tvOS betas have WPA2 KRACK fix

Apple’s software platforms are being patched for the recent Wi-Fi WPA2 security standard exploit. You can engage in the beta.

Apple TV 4K goes official at last with… 4K streaming capabilities

Fittingly and unimaginatively called Apple TV 4K, the Cupertino-based tech titan’s latest digital media player can finally stream 4K content.

iOS 10.3.3 and watchOS 3.2.3 are out with little fanfare

The iterative minor updates are out to all of Apple’s software platforms from macOS to iOS. By the way, iOS 11 is due out this fall.

tvOS 11, iOS 11 public beta 1 now out and ready to install

The next evolution in Apple’s software is coming along with developers and now, the public is welcome to see how humans actually use it.

Register by March 31 for the chance to spend $1,600 on an Apple WWDC 2017 ticket

Fanatical Apple developers with at least $1,600 to spend have only a few days to enter a random selection process for WWDC 2017 attendees.

Apple’s WWDC returns to San Jose for its 28th annual edition, kicking off June 5

The 28th annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) moves back from San Francisco to San Jose, as Apple likely plans new iOS and watchOS announcements.

Apple opens up October event with focus on accessibility, iPhone 7 photos, Apple TV

Accessibility, iPhone 7, iOS 10. All big subjects to Apple. Apple TV also gets a big update with the TV app and a Live app.

Third-gen Apple TV is officially no more, possibly signaling fifth-gen imminence

Goodnight, sweet third-gen Apple TV prince, born in 2012, graduated to some new internals in 2013, and one-upped by a pricier sequel last year.

Apple schedules September 7 event, iPhone 7 top of mind

Time to book your tickets and hop in line at the nearest Apple Store. The next iPhones will likely be introduced to us on September 7, 2016.