Author Archives: Kirk Hiner

What’s new for Apple TV, January 4th, 2018

January 4th, 2018 | by Kirk Hiner

For our first Apple TV app update of 2018 we've got...not much—unless you like balls, that is. We've got 13 of those. We've also got two new radio channels and a handy app for MQTT users. Shall we take a look?


Analysts: Apple could buy Netflix

January 2nd, 2018 | by Kirk Hiner

Little more than speculation at this point, there's a 40 percent chance it could happen with strong tax benefits for the buyer.


Happy New Year from BEST Apple TV

January 1st, 2018 | by Kirk Hiner

We launched BESTAppleTV.com this year in an effort to help you get the most out of your Apple TV experience. We like to think we've made some good progress thus far, but we're just getting started.


Bring It! Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons for Apple TV

December 29th, 2017 | by Kirk Hiner

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons won more than 50 awards upon its initial release, including Game of Year, BAFTA, and DICE, and it deserves some new life on a new platform. I'd love for that platform to be tvOS.


What’s new for Apple TV, December 28th, 2017

December 28th, 2017 | by Kirk Hiner

Two TV channels, a New Year's loop, and an Ol' Dirty Bastard round out this week's Apple TV app highlights. Come on in and see what's new for your entertainment and lifestyle choices heading into the new year. Are you ready for the intergalactic olympics?


tvOS update addresses Apple TV 4K HDR enforcement

December 27th, 2017 | by Kirk Hiner

4K.com has reported that the most recent tvOS release no longer forces HDR viewing when the content streaming to your Apple TV box is not HDR-mastered. Here's why that matters and how to change your settings.


How to make your Apple Watch an Apple TV remote

December 26th, 2017 | by Kirk Hiner

I'm a fan of the Apple TV Remote app for iPhone, using it almost as much as Siri Remote itself. Would the tiny screen of the 42mm Apple Watch work, too? Connecting your Apple Watch to your Apple TV is very simple, so here's how it's done if you want to give it a try.


Redbox Apple TV app now live

December 26th, 2017 | by Kirk Hiner

Instead of a Netflix- or Amazon Prime-like monthly subscription to stream all the content you want, Redbox On Demand works more like iTunes; buy or rent the content you want on a download-by-download basis. And it's now available directly for Apple TV.



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