Author Archives: Kirk Hiner

Bring It! YoWindow Weather for Apple TV

February 12th, 2018 | by Kirk Hiner

YoWindow Weather offers a difference experience from most weather apps—one that asks you to hang around for a bit. And it's for that reason (along with touch controls that are perfectly suited for Siri Remote use) that we'd love to see it on the Apple TV.

Showtime app updated for Apple TV

February 11th, 2018 | by Kirk Hiner

Not a Showtime viewer? Its app is a good way to try out the service of original programming like Homeland, Twin Peaks, and Shameless.

What’s new for Apple TV, February 8th, 2018

February 8th, 2018 | by Kirk Hiner

Good news if you're a gamer, as we've got everything from platformers, to racing sims to match-3 and memory games in this week's new and updated Apple TV app roundup.

There’s already drama in Apple’s “Amazing Stories” reboot

February 7th, 2018 | by Kirk Hiner

I have to be honest with you. When I first heard one of Apple's new TV shows was a reboot of the '80s anthology Amazing Stories, I was more excited to see Bryan Fuller's name attached to it than Steven Spielberg's. Fuller, however, is now off the project.

Add “Fire Across” to your Apple TV arcade

February 6th, 2018 | by Kirk Hiner

Less a knock-off than an homage to the spirit of '80s arcade games, "Fire Across" is a space action game that looks and feels exactly like the type of cabinet you'd dump a quarter into while waiting for the Pac-Man line to shrink.

Apple TV needs more games like The Most Unique Game

February 5th, 2018 | by Kirk Hiner

As we've been saying for a while now, a big benefit to gaming on your Apple TV is that the large screen makes it easy for everyone in the room to participate. This is why we were happy to see that "The Most Unique Game" has been updated with Apple TV compatibility.

Opinion: Still no support from Apple for Apple TV gamers

February 2nd, 2018 | by Kirk Hiner

I'm not saying anyone would ever buy an Apple TV specifically to play games on it. But if a gamer is debating between Apple TV and the other streaming devices, a working knowledge of and easy access to the tvOS gaming library could easily tip the scale.

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