Starz has launched a standalone subscription streaming app for iOS and Apple TV 4 (as well as for Android devices). It is available for $8.99 a month and offers unlimited downloads, a first for a premium-cable channel app. Starz subscribers from cable, satellite and telco partners can authenticate and view the programming through the app as well.
Tribeca Shortlist announced today that its catalog of expertly curated, handpicked, high-definition movies is now available on the 4th generation Apple TV. The iOS version of Tribeca Shortlist was selected by Apple as one of its Best New Apps for iPhone and iPad.
Rovio’s video-on-demand platform ToonsTV has arrived on Apple TV in time for Easter. Available as a free download with no in-app purchases, ToonsTV features more than 30 channels of video on-demand family entertainment, including Angry Birds Toons, Piggy Tales and Stella, as well as its educational Rocket Science Show, developed in cooperation with NASA.
The Pangu Team has just released a jailbreak for the new Apple TV. The jailbreak is limited to Apple TV 4 running tvOS 9.0 and 9.0.1.
Apple today released the final version of tvOS 9.2 software update for the 4th generation Apple TV. tvOS 9.2 is a major update that brings folders for grouping apps on the home screen, support for Bluetooth keyboards, new Siri languages and an updated app switcher UI to the new Apple TV.