Apple today released tvOS 9.1 for Apple TV 4. It ads Siri support for Apple Music as well as the much-requested support for the Remote app for iPhone and iPad. watchOS 2.1, that was also released today, lets you navigate the new Apple TV using the Remote app on your Apple Watch.
AirParrot 2, one of the best AirPlay mirroring solutions out there, is 30% off today. It’s the only time it’s been on sale this year.
Squirrels’ AirParrot is a little pice of software for Mac, Windows and Chrome OS that takes AirPlay mirroring to the next level. AirParrot lets you wirelessly mirror your Mac, PC or Chromebook’s screen to your Apple TV (2nd, 3rd and 4th gen.), all without any additional hacks or jailbreaks.
Apple sells iOS devices that come in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB, but what about the Apple TV 4? Why only 32GB and 64GB? Apple figures most Apple TV customers will just stream content via DLNA/UPnP or use home sharing for content we purchased on iTunes. So the internal storage is to just store apps and data.
Infuse, one of the most popular media players for iOS, is coming soon to the new Apple (it should be availabe on the Apple TV App Store by the end of the year). The first beta has been sent out to beta testers on Wednesday and some of them have already managed to record and share the videos showing the app in action on the Apple TV 4.
AirMyPC, a powerful AirPlay client for PC, has been updated to fully support the new Apple TV. AirMyPC lets you wirelessly mirror your Windows computer screen and sound to your Apple TV using Apple’s AirPlay technology. It also brings specific-app mirroring and it can even mirror the computer webcam and microphone.
Pluto TV, a video streaming service targeting cord cutters, released its app for the new Apple TV. Pluto TV is a free online television service broadcasting 100+ channels full of TV shows, movies and internet videos. The lineup is said to be hand-picked by people “who know and love entertainment.”