tvOS

Apple Releases tvOS 16.3.1, HomePod 16.3.1 Updates for Download

Apple on Monday released tvOS 16.3.1 and HomePod software version 16.3.1 for download. As for release notes? For HomePod 16.3.1, Apple says it includes general performance and stability improvements without going into specifics. The software update size is 467.8 for the original HomePod. In order to update your HomePod software, you need to launch the […]

You Can Now Download tvOS 16.1 and watchOS 9.1

Apple today released iOS and iPadOS 16.1, along with macOS Ventura 13. Also available now are tvOS 16.1 and watchOS 9.1. For watchOS 9.1, it includes the following improvements to go with bug fixes: Battery life extended for Outdoor Walking, Running and Hiking Workouts with the ability to reduce the frequency of heart rate and […]

Apple Releases tvOS 15.5.1 for Apple TV and 15.5.1 for HomePod

Apple has released two software updates for Apple TV and HomePod and HomePod mini users on Wednesday. Now available for download is tvOS 15.5.1 for Apple TV and 15.5.1 for HomePod. According to the release notes, the update “addresses an issue where music could stop playing after a short time.” We’ve experienced this issue with...

Apple Releases tvOS 15.1.1 Download for Apple TV

Apple has released tvOS 15.1.1 for download on Monday morning, build 19J581. You can update your Apple TV by going to Settings > Software Updates > Update Software. "During the update process, don’t disconnect your Apple TV. The status light may flash slowly during the update process," explains Apple. iOS 15.1.1 (Build 19J581) for: Apple TV...

Apple Announces tvOS 14, Adds PIP Support, Home Support, Multi-User Support

Apple is expanding the features available on it tvOS platform for Apple TV. While it's not a massive overhaul for the Apple TV 4K streaming device, it does include a number of small, incremental changes. At its annual WWDC keynote, Apple detailed camera integration from HomeKit-supported smart video cameras and doorbells, a picture-in-picture mode, and updates to...

tvOS 13 GM Seed Download Released for Developers

Apple has released its tvOS 13 Golden Master seed for developers, ahead of the software’s public release, which should now be slated for September 24, the same revised release date for iPadOS 13 (and iOS 13.1). With tvOS 13, there is a new Home screen, multi-user support, extra features for Apple Music such such as...

Apple TV Gets Picture-in-Picture Support in tvOS 13 Beta

Apple TV is set to gain picture-in-picture support, as the new feature was spotted in this morning’s tvOS 13 beta 2. According to @nikolajht (via 9to5Mac), picture-in-picture works only for Apple’s TV app for now. When users start a video, there are on-screen icons to bring videos full screen or to close it. During the...

Apple Releases tvOS 12.1.1 and macOS Mojave 10.14.2 Downloads

On top of this morning’s iOS 12.1.1 release, Apple has also released tvOS 12.1.1 and macOS 10.14.2. The tvOS 12.1.1 download is a minor update for Apple TV 4 and 4K owners, while the download for macOS 10.14.2 is similar in nature. Both releases bring bug fixes and performance updates. You can install the tvOS...

tvOS 12.0.1 Download Released for Apple TV

Earlier today, alongside the public release of macOS Mojave 10.14, Apple also released tvOS 12.0.1, a minor update for Apple TV 4 or newer. No specifics were mentioned by Apple regarding tvOS 12.0.1, so we can assume it may be related to squashing some bugs. tvOS 12 was released last week and introduces support for...

tvOS 12 Beta 2 Setting Enables HomePod as Permanent Audio Out

According to the latest tvOS second beta, you’ll now be able to set your HomePod as a permanent audio out source, as noted by a Reddit user. What does this mean? If you have your HomePod as your audio output source (in the video and audio settings on Apple TV), when asking Siri something or...

tvOS 11.2 Download Now Available for Apple TV 4, 4K Models

Days after the weekend release of iOS 11.2, Apple has pushed tvOS 11.2 for Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K owners. Whereas U.S. customers now gain a Sports tab, this is not showing in Canada after the tvOS 11.2 update, and there’s no word on whether this feature will debut here. For Apple TV...