Earlier this week a report said Apple has been working on in-home hub, similar to Amazon Echo and Google Home. Today VentureBeat reports that the rumored device may come in the form of a refreshed Apple TV, rather than a new hardware product.
Apple has today released tvOS 9.2 beta 6 to developers (build 13Y5232a). tvOS 9.2 is a major update that brings folders for grouping apps on the home screen, support for Bluetooth keyboards, new Siri languages and an updated app switcher UI to the 4th generation Apple TV.
Apple expanded universal search on Apple TV 4 to include Fox Now, FXNow, and National Geographic TV. At launch, the feature was limited to iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, HBO Now, Showtime and Showtime Anytime, but later Apple expanded it to include PBS and PBS Kids.
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.
Apple today released the second beta of tvOS 9.1 for Apple TV 4. No visual changes have been discovered yet, so it looks like the new beta only includes typical bug fixes and stability improvements. The release notes for this update include references to networking and scrolling tweaks.