Apple TV ad shows just how big the small screen has become

Apple is pushing its new iteration of Apple TV hard, hoping to move it beyond a “hobby” into a must-have set top box for every living room and television set possible. Apple’s new ad, “The Future of Television,” is a visual collage of just about everything you can do with the Apple TV, including watching […]

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How to undo accidental time skips on Siri Remote

The new Apple TV’s Siri Remote is great, except for all of those times that it isn’t. We’ve run afoul of the remote’s touchpad a few times; it’s fine for navigating (and less fine for entering passwords), but sometimes it does its job too well. For example, we can’t even count the number of times […]

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Pro tip: Tap, don’t swipe, with your Siri Remote

If you’ve tried to type in any sort of long password or search terms into your new Apple TV using the fancy Siri Remote, you know you’ve had a tough time. Even if you adjust the tracking to make it a little more accurate, scrolling through letters and clicking on the touch surface can be […]

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5 secret remote tricks to supercharge your Apple TV

Your Apple TV remote is an amazing little device that lets you manage your big TV exerience. There are quite a few little settings you may have missed, though, when you started up your new Apple TV. You can adjust and tweak your way through the Apple TV settings to make the most of your […]

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First Siri Remote cover advocates safe gaming

The sweatiness of your hands may no longer be a concern when you upgrade to a new Apple TV this fall. A newly announced cover for the Siri Remote claims it will provide grip and comfort while you play iOS games on the big screen. The accessory is called Survivor Play for Siri Remote, and […]

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