Apple today announced a major update to its tvOS operating system for Apple TV 4. New features include expanded Siri capabilities, single sign-on for Apple TV, dark mode, HomeKit suport, redesigned Apple Music, app badging and many more.
CiderTV is a great alternative for Apple’s own Remote app as well as for the Siri Remote. It works perfectly with non-jailbroken 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation Apple TVs letting you to easily navigate menus with gestures, quickly send text queries with built-in keyboard and control your TV volume from your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or Mac.
If you haven’t updated your Apple TV 4 firmware to tvOS 9.1 or 9.2 and your little black box is still running tvOS version 9.0 or 9.0.1 you can jailbreak it using Pangu tool. Although according to the official instructions a paid developer account is required to perform the jailbreak, there is a way to do so for free.
Here’s a complete, step-by-step tutorial.
Yahoo today launched Yahoo Sports for Apple TV 4, a new app that all allows users to watch their personalized sports news, highlights and live games completely free.