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”:
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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.
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.
The Sonic game which started it all is now available for Apple TV!
Yo can now play “Sonic The Hedgehog” on your Apple TV 4, as Sega has launched a tvOS version of its iconic game from the 1990s. This re-mastered version of the SEGA Mega Drive classic features the full “Sonic The Hedgehog” game, plus some exclusive features:
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.