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Published on February 21st, 2019 | by Kirk Hiner


What’s new for Apple TV, February 21st, 2019

It’s a solid week for new Apple TV apps, especially if you’re into puzzle/arcade gaming or exercise. We’ve also got an Apple TV version of Vidgo, but perhaps the most intriguing video content comes from Belgium’s urban explorers, the Bros of Decay.

This week’s updates will help you become a better Amazon shopper and Jeopardy! player, and wouldn’t you like to try out a most peculiar game?

Prices provided below are accurate at press time. Free downloads are for the app only and may require a subscription or in-app purchases for full functionality.

New Apple TV Apps:

  • Funky Restaurant (free) – Just released today, Funky Restaurant is an arcade-style restaurant management game from the developers of Diggerman, Tap Skaters, Runventure and Timber Tennis. Check out our previous coverage.
  • Snakebird Primer ($7.99) – We’ve reached the point where puzzle games get primers. You can’t play Snakebird on Apple TV, but this simpler version will help you decide if you want to play it on your Mac.
  • Body Harmonics (free) – Pilates & Movement™ workout videos from mind-body fitness expert, Margot McKinnon, M.Ed., designed to help you move with strength and ease.
  • Vidgo (free) – Now available for Apple TV, Vidgo is a prepaid, Spanish-focused OTT television streaming service offering sports, movies, and family entertainment. Check out the details in our article from this morning.
  • Bros of Decay (free) – Two brothers from Belgium explore abandoned buildings ranging from small farmhouses to massive abandoned factories. Watch it on Apple TV before these guys get a full TV show.
  • Bon Appétit (free) – The popular food and lifestyle brand gets its own Apple TV channel. Check out our full coverage.

Updated Apple TV Apps:

  • Spectrum TV (free) – This week’s updates are just bug fixes, but the app will soon provide Spectrum Internet subscribers with access to Spectrum TV Essentials.
  • Amazon Shopping (free) – It’s actually a pretty handy way to shop if you have multiple people chiming in on your purchase decisions.
  • DAK – A Most Peculiar Game (free) – “Vanquishing hostiles that hover through infinite mazes with tiny nuclear explosions and rescuing kittens.” Peculiar, indeed.
  • Jeopardy! PlayShow (free) – Play over 30 years of Jeopardy! episodes, competing against real contestants or your friends…or both if your friends are real contestants. Updated with better voice recognition.

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About the Author

has been writing for the Apple web since 1997, having served as editor of Applelinks and the Technology Tell Apple Channel. In addition to his work with BEST Apple TV, Kirk currently contributes to Mac Gamer HQ and Pure Nintendo. He lives with his wife and three children in small-town Ohio where the land is cheap and the air is (relatively) clean.

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