Squirrels, the company behind the popular AirParrot and Reflector apps, has just released AirParrot Remote – a new app that allows you to control AirParrot 2 from your iPhone or iPad. It adds new features to AirParrot 2 and allows you to easily control what’s being mirrored or streamed from your computer to Apple TV, Chromecast and Reflector-enabled devices from the palm of your hand.
NCAA announced that it will allow direct access to all the March Madness 2016 games across more platforms than ever before, including the new Apple TV. NCAA March Madness Live app will be available on the Apple TV App Store this Thursday, in time for the playoffs, which kick off March 15.
Michael Flarup is a designer, entrepreneur and co-founder of Robocat – a digital agency from Denmark, which has recently designed an Apple TV app for Danish National Television (DR TV). On his blog, Michael shared some of the experiences they have made building tvOS apps for the largest content providers in Denmark.
His list of useful tips for creating great Apple TV apps include:
Between December and February Apple hosted a series of “Tech Talks” for developers interested in getting in-depth information on building and designing apps for tvOS. These events took place in Toronto, Los Angeles, Austin, Seattle, Cupertino, Berlin, London, New York, Tokyo and Sydney. Apple has now shared all the videos from Tech Talks on its website.
PBS has announced it will launch new 24/7 children’s services later this year. Provided by local stations, the free services include a new TV channel and live stream on digital platforms. Viewers will be able to watch the station-branded live stream through pbskids.org and on the PBS Kids app, which is already available on Apple TV (as well as on a variety of mobile devices, tablets and over-the-top platforms).