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Having issues with your Apple TV? Here's how to restore it!

How to fix a glitchy Apple TV by restoring it to factory settings

If you're having problems with your Apple TV, if Wi-Fi or connectivity is buggy, if it keeps failing to connect or update, if the channels just don't work the way they're supposed to, then restoring it to factory settings can give you a fresh start. Sure, it's the nuclear option but it will also...
How to stream content from an iPhone or iPad to an Apple TV with AirPlay

How to use Control Center to AirPlay videos to your Apple TV

Ever wish you could take a video from your iPhone or iPad and watch it on your big screen TV? Well, with AirPlay and an Apple TV you can! Many apps have built-in AirPlay buttons but, sadly, they're often in different shapes, sizes, and places. Luckily, Control Center has an AirPlay button as well...
Top 5 shortcuts you need to know when using your Apple TV remote!

Apple TV remote: 7 amazing shortcuts you need to know!

Ever been stuck deep down inside Netflix on the Apple TV and wished there was a way to instantly jump all the way back to the main Home screen? Ever been frustrated by fast forward going too slow or too fast and wished you could simply skip chapter by chapter instead? Ever had Home screen icons...
Apple TV sales last year topped $1 billion, Cook says it's 'Difficult to call it a hobby'

Apple TV sales last year topped $1 billion, Cook says it's 'Difficult to call it a hobby'

At the company's annual shareholder's meeting today, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the Apple TV generated $1 billion in sales in 2013. This includes both device sales, as well as content sold on the Apple TV. Tim Cook indicated to shareholders that the device is no longer a hobby to Apple,...
Apple offering iTunes gift cards with Apple TV purchase, new Apple TV just around the corner?

Is there new Apple TV hardware coming soon, or isn't there?

Apple is offering a $25 iTunes gift card with a new Apple TV purchase. Store personnel were apparently informed this morning that this deal will run from today until next Wednesday, March 5. The deal is available in Apple Retail Stores as well as the Apple Online Store. This promotion could be...
How to enable Home Sharing on your Apple TV

How to use Home Sharing to access your iTunes library on your Apple TV

Home Sharing is a great way to stream content from your Mac right to your Apple TV. It lets you quickly and easily get anything from the iTunes library on your desktop to the HDTV without it having to be on Apple's servers, like iTunes in the Cloud, or you having to be at your computer, like...
WWE body-slams its way onto the Apple TV — will you be watching?

WWE body-slams its way onto the Apple TV — will you be watching?

The WWE Network has officially launched, and is available on the Apple TV. The network was originally announced at CES, and will bring you all 12 of the WWE's pay-per-view events, including WrestleMania, live. The network also promises original series, reality shows, and documentaries, as well as...
House of Cards

House of Cards season 2 now available, fire up the Apple TV!

Today, February 14, is an important day for many of us; House of Cards season 2 is available on Netflix! As of 12.01am PST the entire 13 episode collection was pushed live to binge on at your leisure. What is our own preferred way to watch? Why, the Apple TV, of course! The beauty of Netflix is...
What could possibly cause a half-a-year delay for a new Apple TV?

What could possibly cause a half-a-year delay for a new Apple TV?

Apple news sites lit up on an otherwise quiet Wednesday with rumors that Apple will unveil a new Apple TV by April, but won't sell it until Christmas. Though it was widely reported throughout the Apple blogosphere, the sole source for this was a report published today by Bloomberg: Apple Inc...
A new Apple TV may be on the way - what features are you hoping for?

A new Apple TV may be on the way - what features are you hoping for?

If a new Apple TV is coming, what new features would you like to see? Here's my wish list Rumors abound that Apple is going to roll out a new Apple TV in the coming months - a fourth-generation box that will bolster Apple's already dominant position in the streaming video player market. Let's...
Evidence of new Apple TV unearthed in iOS 7

Evidence of new Apple TV unearthed in iOS 7

Rumors of an Apple TV 4 in the works strengthened on Monday following news that a reference to a new Apple TV device appears inside iOS 7. A reference to "AppleTV4,1" appears inside software that drives AirPlay functionality in iOS 7 devices, reports 9to5Mac: The reference to the next-...
Meet the Beatles again, for the first time on Apple TV

Meet the Beatles again, for the first time on Apple TV

Apple has launched a new channel dedicated to The Beatles, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the legendary British rock band's debut to American audiences on the Ed Sullivan tv show. You can watch the first Ed Sullivan Show performance from The Beatles - "All My Loving," "Til There Was You...
How to use a ridiculous workaround to get iTunes Extras to play on your Apple TV

How to use a ridiculous workaround to get iTunes Extras to play on your Apple TV

Apple, sadly, hasn't seen fit to release iTunes Extras for the Apple TV, despite it being wickedly obvious that's where they'd be of the most value. Instead, if you like iTunes Extras and you want to watch them on your Apple TV and big screen HDTV as nature intended, you have to use this...
How to hide channels you don't use on the Apple TV

How to hide channels you don't use on the Apple TV

Odds are you don't use every single channel that comes pre-loaded on the Apple TV. Whether you don't have a subscription to HBO Go or just don't care to ever launch Bloomberg News, why let them clutter up your main menu? Hide them instead! Here's how: How to hide channels on your Apple TV right...
How to fix Apple TV problems by performing a restore in iTunes

How to fix a bricked Apple TV by restoring it with iTunes

Like any device, from time to time an Apple TV can give you problems. In most cases a restart, reset all settings, or restore to factory settings will fix the problem. If you're Apple TV is totally non-responsive — or bricked — the only way to fix it is a full restore using iTunes. Here's how!...
How to use the Remote app on your iPhone and iPad to control your Apple TV

How to control your Apple TV with the Remote app for iPhone or iPad

Apple's Remote app lets you control the Apple TV with your iPhone or iPad over Wi-Fi. Not only does that give you a backup if you ever lose the aluminum hardware remote that comes with the Apple TV, but it also lets you maintain control even if you're not in line-of-sight, makes navigating large...
WWE Network getting its own Apple TV channel

Worst kept secret in sports entertainment? WWE Channel is coming to Apple TV, of course!

It looks like the World Wrestling Entertainment Network is indeed coming to the Apple TV The WWE Network was announced back at CES, and at the time, WWE officials said it would be available on iOS, Android and Kindle, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox, Roku, as well as a connected media player that they...
How to pair an individual Apple remote with your Apple TV

How to pair an individual Apple remote with your Apple TV

Whether you've still got an older Mac running Front Row or have multiple Apple TV boxes in your home, sometimes pairing each remote with specific boxes is a good idea so signals don't get crossed. Or maybe you don't want someone in the next room taking your remote if they lose their own. Here's...
How to set up and start using your new Apple TV

How to set up and start using your new Apple TV

Apple TV is a small, $99 box that runs a version of iOS on the inside and streams iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, MLB, NHL, and dozens of other services in up to 1080p directly to your big screen HDTV. It can also AirPlay content from, and even mirror the display of, your iPhone or iPad. What's more, the...
Apple TV gets a place of its own in Apple's online store; are big changes in store?

Apple Online Store adds new Apple TV section, but will there be a new Apple TV to sell?

Apple has added a new section to their online store all about the Apple TV. While other store sections have multiple models of Macs, iPhones, iPads, and iPods, the Apple TV has just one, so the area is mostly useful for finding accessories for your Apple TV. This could be coming in advance of a...

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