Apple TV Remote on the App Store


Through the event of 9 September 2015, Apple launched the novel version of Apple TV. The set-top box is aesthetically similar to the smart version while the remote control has been completely redesigned with the inclusion of a touch outside to scroll through menus and motion sensors. The real news however, is determined helper at least in some countries around the world learning new commands and contextual user learns by double microphone Remote. Finally honored with the opening of a dedicated App Store including depopulated the gaming table the Apple TV will be on sale at a price of 149 and 199 dollars depending on the version you choose with 32 or 64 GB.

On September 9, 2015, Apple launched from the stage of the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, the new version of Apple TV. After more than two years of waiting fans of the bitten apple receive a set-top-box revolutionized all from the border now much more minimalist and intuitive interface full support to third-party app. Moreover, while Cupertino rushes home activity with an eye also to gaming, what are the characteristics of the device?

Apple TV it is time to app

Apple has not yet announced a specific launch date for the new Apple TV. In the United States it should be distributed to the stores during the month of November while in Italy the set-top box should arrive soon, perhaps in time for the Christmas holidays. In terms of prices when they are known only lists US. For the boot consequently there may be some differences in consideration of the exchange VAT and other charges by law. The catalog is as follows both models will be equipped with the new remote control with motion sensors which will be discussed later while still on the market the previous version, which costs $ 69.

The redesigned Apple TV as well as the previous version is made ​​up of the set-top-box and its remote control. The main device inherits in this new version much of the aesthetics of its predecessor it is a square box with rounded corners black polycarbonate the same length and width. A change, however, is the height: the version 2015 it measures 35 mm against the 23 of the previous generation.

Far more interesting, however, it is the redesign of the remote control. The new Apple TV Remote called Remote where this function is available see an aluminum body finished on the front of the new Glass Touch Surface in addition to the customary buttons in fact there is now a touch screen panel to quickly browse the menus on screen alternatively to engage in play. The hardware features of the remote control however will be dealt with in the following paragraph.


The new Apple TV has a significant hardware improve from the previous version, in exacting through the introduction of a more powerful processor family A8 as well as the ability to extend local storage. With it, the remote is fully redesigned. Below, the salient features of both devices. The new Apple TV sees the introduction of a dual-core A8 against A5 single core of the previous version combined with two storage options of 32 and 64 GB. The native video resolution is 1080p then Full HD, and audio is well-matched with standard Dolby 7.1. In terms of network connectivity Apple TV is characterized by an Ethernet port 10 / 100BASE-T, and to support the 802.11ac WiFi standard and fully compatible with Bluetooth 4.0. Other features include a HDMI 1.4 port an infrared receiver and a USB-C service.