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Josh Centers 11 comments

Why Is the Apple TV Constantly Advertising at Us?

The Apple TV app was advertised as a way to amalgamate all your streaming content into a single app, but it has turned into an advertising platform for Apple. “Take Control of Apple TV” author Josh Centers explains how to take a bit of control back.

Josh Centers 13 comments

Apple Approves Alternative Apple TV Remote for Salty Swiss

Apple TV users in Switzerland got so fed up with Apple’s remote control that Swiss telecom Salt made its own, with help from Apple. Alas, they’re not currently available outside the country.

Josh Centers 1 comment

TipBITS: Make the Apple TV’s Home Button Go Home

Tired of the Apple TV’s Home button taking you to the Apple TV app instead of the Home screen? Here’s a quick and easy fix.

Apple Configurator 2.8.1 Agen Schmitz 4 comments

Apple Configurator 2.8.1

Brings new iOS payload settings for Restrictions and Mail, and ups the system requirements to macOS 10.14 Mojave. (Free, 64.5 MB)

Apple Configurator 2.7 Agen Schmitz 4 comments

Apple Configurator 2.7

Enables you to skip the Setup Assistant panes plus configure new profile payloads and restrictions in iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3. (Free update, 65.5 MB)

Adam Engst 3 comments

Apple Releases Minor watchOS 4.3, tvOS 11.3, and HomePod 11.3 Updates

watchOS 4.3 lets you control your HomePod from your Apple Watch, allows the Apple Watch’s Nightstand mode work in any orientation, and shows more information on the Siri watch face. tvOS 11.3 merely lets fourth-generation Apple TV owners play videos in their original frame rate, and HomePod 11.3 fixes bugs.