AccuWeather has just launched the all-new AccuWeather app for Apple TV 4 that is said to “revolutionize the weather viewing experience for Apple TV users” thanks to its interactive weather maps and highly detailed weather forecasts including AccuWeather’s patented MinuteCast.
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Apple today released the final version of tvOS 9.2.1 for the 4th generation Apple TV. The update includes general performance and stability improvements. No new features were added in this release.
Patently Apple reports that Apple has been granted a series of 65 patents today. Among them is patent for a 3D Apple TV remote control that could provide users with superior pointing accuracy and speed. However, the patent was filed in… 2008. It’s called “GUI applications for use with 3D remote controller” and describes “a remote wand for controlling the operations of a media system”:
Apart from pairing the Apple TV Siri Remote with your Mac to test Apple TV apps running in Xcode’s simulator, the remote is not of much use on the Mac. That’s where SiriMote, an awesome third-party app comes into play: it enables you to use the Apple TV Siri Remote with all sorts of applications.
“Take control of Apple TV” is a book by TidBITS managing editor Josh Centers that is said to answer every question you may have about the 4th generation Apple TV. It explains how to set it up and use it to watch movies and TV shows, play music, display your photos, and run all types of apps on the big screen.