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Only newest Apple TV can use peer-to-peer AirPlay after latest update

Peer-to-Peer limitation means only certain Apple TVs can make friends over AirPlay

It appears that the latest Apple TV firmware update that brought Peer-to-Peer AirPlay to the Apple TV came with some caveats. Primarily that the Peer-to-Peer feature is limited to only the latest generation Apple TV hardware and won't work with older models. According to an updated Apple...
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iOS 8 AirPlay won't need a network connection

Here's an interesting tidbit about iOS 8 that Apple didn't give stage time to, and that's the removal of a necessary network connection for AirPlay. It's not even easily noticeable on Apple's iOS 8 preview site either, but there, nestled within the enterprise section is what we're looking for...
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Sky bolsters its NOW TV offering on Apple TV with movies and entertainment

Sky has today announced that Apple TV owners in the UK will be able to enjoy more live and on demand content from the broadcaster through the Sky NOW TV app. Two new passes are available: NOW TV Entertainment and Sky Movies. The former will set owners back by £4.99 a month (rising to £6.99 on...
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2014 iPad and Mac event: What we didn't get

2014 iPad and Mac event: What we didn't get

Apple's fall 2014 event brought with it an all new iPad Air 2, a somewhat updated iPad mini 3, gorgeous new retina iMacs, and finally, an update to the very long in the tooth Mac mini. Make no mistake, this was no small event for Apple and they delivered on a lot. However, there are still a few...
How to hack together multi-room music with Sonos, Airfoil, and old iPhones

How to hack together multi-room music with Sonos, Airfoil, and old iPhones

I love listening to music, soundtracks, and other aural miscellany while puttering around my apartment. Silence might be nice in some places, but when you work and live alone, there's something soothing about having some classic rock at your back while you're doing dishes or writing up an article...
Is it the end of the line for the second-generation Apple TV?

Is it the end of the line for the second-generation Apple TV?

Even though they look the same, there are some big differences under the hood between the second and third generation Apple TV. Users are starting to feel the pinch: The newest Apple TV software release isn't supported on the second-gen Apple TV. Does this spell the end of the line for that model...
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Sky bolsters its NOW TV offering on Apple TV with movies and entertainment

Sky has today announced that Apple TV owners in the UK will be able to enjoy more live and on demand content from the broadcaster through the Sky NOW TV app. Two new passes are available: NOW TV Entertainment and Sky Movies. The former will set owners back by £4.99 a month (rising to £6.99 on...
Only newest Apple TV can use peer-to-peer AirPlay after latest update

Peer-to-Peer limitation means only certain Apple TVs can make friends over AirPlay

It appears that the latest Apple TV firmware update that brought Peer-to-Peer AirPlay to the Apple TV came with some caveats. Primarily that the Peer-to-Peer feature is limited to only the latest generation Apple TV hardware and won't work with older models. According to an updated Apple...
Appel TV gets more on-demand content with FX Now

Apple TV gets more on-demand content with FX Now

The Apple TV has added FX Now to it's group of channels, letting you stream shows and movies from the cable network. FX Now features a rotating slate of movies including Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon, The Other Guys, and Twilight, along with original and syndicated programming. In order to...
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Grab Apple's set-top box through Amazon for just £49.99

Apple TV is a handy little device that can prove to become a central component of any Apple household ecosystem. Usually, purchasers would be looking at anywhere up to £80 through official channels, but a third-party retailer is selling units through Amazon for just £49.99, which is an absolute...
Apple updates Apple TV as it rolls out iOS 8 for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad

Apple TV gets updated alongside iOS 8 launch

Apple is now rolling out an update to Apple TV today alongside the arrival of iOS 8 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. The new Apple TV software brings with it a flatter design, a freshened design, and the addition of the channel for Beats Music so you can stream your music via the Apple-...
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Apple Events channel now live on Apple TV for iPhone 6 launch

Just in time for today's iPhone 6 event out in Cupertino, Apple has restored the Apple Events Apple TV channel. With it you'll be able to watch today's event on the biggest screen you own from 10 a.m. PDT when things get underway. The channel should automatically appear but if you haven't yet...
Apple TV adds Showtime Anytime to its premium lineup

Apple TV adds Showtime Anytime to its premium lineup

The Apple TV is expanding its lineup of premium on-demand offerings today with the addition of Showtime Anytime. Like HBO Go, Anytime provides you with on-demand Showtime content right on the Apple TV. In addition to providing on-demand movies and TV series from Showtime, Anytime also shows...

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