About BEST Apple TV

BEST Apple TV is a website dedicated to viewing, gaming, and browsing on the Apple TV device. Often an afterthought on Apple-related tech sites (and sometimes by Apple itself), the Apple TV is actually a very powerful media player and gaming device if you know where to look.
As such, we’ve created this website to point you in the right direction. Whether you’re looking for programming to watch, games to play, or new ways to play them, we’ll help you discover the best of what’s available.

BEST Apple TV is still in its infancy, but we’re looking forward to growing with you and the Apple TV audience.

Editorial Staff

Brad Gibson: Co-founder and editor-in-chief

Brad GibsonBrad Gibson has been a technology reporter since the late 1980s, having previously worked for MacUser, MacFormat, and iCreate magazines. In addition, he has been a writer and contributor for MacNN.com, MacObserver.com, MacCentral.com, MacMinute.com, and Macworld.com.

Gibson hosted and produced the MacFormat This Week podcast for three years—the first long-form podcast of any Mac magazine in the UK, covering news, reviews and features associated with the print magazine and its staff.

Previous to that he was Assistant News Director at AOL News beginning in 1992. He also worked as a news producer/reporter with AP Radio and UPI Radio for many years, as well as a news producer/editor for KJRH-TV and KOTV-TV news in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Gibson served as Public Relations Manager for Mac games company Feral Interactive for seven years.

Reach Brad directly at brad@bestappletv.com.

Kirk Hiner: Co-founder and managing editor

Kirk HinerKirk Hiner has been writing for the Apple web since 1997 when he began freelancing for Applelinks.com. Within six months he was a member of the editorial staff, where he remained until becoming editor-in-chief of AppleTell.com in 2008, which grew into the TechnologyTell.com Apple channel.

In addition to writing news, reviews and features for Technology Tell, Hiner managed a writing staff of nearly 20 writers scattered across the globe. Throughout his career, Hiner also contributed articles to GamerTell, Inside Mac Games, Mac Gamer’s Ledge, Dealerscope, Mac Gamer HQ and Pure Nintendo.

In addition to his work with BEST Apple TV, Hiner serves as vice president of client services for Dynamics Online, Inc. in Beachwood, Ohio.

Reach Kirk directly at kirk@bestappletv.com.

Justin Emery: Technical consultant and developer

Justin EmeryJustin Emery has been working as a software developer for a decade. For eight years he worked at Mac & Linux games company Feral Interactive, where he led a team responsible for the company’s website, information systems, and an online multiplayer gaming platform. Justin now works from London, England, on a range of projects as a freelance software developer (and is available for hire for interesting projects!).

He also blogs on mindfulness & technology, meditation apps, and combating distracting and addictive tech at mindful.technology.

For BEST Apple TV, Justin helps out with the development of the website and gathers and processes tvOS app data for the editorial staff. His commitment and belief have been invaluable to our growth!

Sebastian Szwarc: Contributor and enterprise content developer

Sebastian SzwarcSebastian Szwarc is a BATV editorial contributor and developer of various enterprise projects currently under development for the site. We’re excited about some of the projects he’s working on for BATV that will soon go live that will help Apple TV users be more productive. Without his skills and positive attitude, we wouldn’t be where we are today!

Sebastian is a Mac journalist and podcast host based in Poznań, Poland. He is the founder and co-host of the podcast Pear 2 Pear, and currently the editor of MojMac.pl and Mój Mac Magazyn. A big movie fan, he talks about film music on Radio Poznań. He has previously worked for Apple-User.pl, and the podcast Jabłecznik. 


Get In Touch

We are @bestappletv on Twitter and on Facebook too. We are headquartered at:

6924 South 67th East Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74133

We’d love to hear from you – what would you like to see us review next?

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