Firecore shared some new details on its upcoming Infuse app for Apple TV 4. The developers are “starting to see a beautiful bright light at the end of the tunnel”, meaning the new version of Infuse is coming soon to tvOS.
The new Apple TV doesn’t feature a web browser and the developers are not allowed to create third-party browsers for tvOS. At least not officially. Forking an exisiting GitHub project posted by Steven Troughton-Smith’s, a Dutch developer jvanakker has built a native tvOS browser for Apple TV 4.
Tupil has today released Beamer 3.0, a major upgrade to their Mac OS X video streaming app that allows users to stream any video file from a Mac to any Apple TV, Chromecast or Google Cast-supported HDTV. Version 3.0 brings a redesigned interface, improved playlist controls, new sound playback and subtitle options, quick selection of playback options and support for Chromecast devices.
Steve Troughton-Smith, a well-known iOS developer and hacker, discovered that HeadBoard, the tvOS UI, has “pretty complete” folder support inside. According to him, folders in tvOS work just like those in iOS – you drop an app on another app to create a folder. The folder takes the most likely category name from the apps inside but it’s also possible to give it a different name.
Cosmos – Infinite Space is an arcade-style vertically scrolling space shooter, a reminder of the gameplay of the 70s and early 80s, coupled with modern technology. It combines the randomness of Asteroids with the core gameplay of Galaga to entice players to reach for an always higher score.