Announcing the new Apple TV – 2015

Today Apple announced to all new Apple TV. These are the important new features.

Photo gallery at the end of the post.

Apple TV

  • Revolutionary remote with Voice support (Siri button) and a glass touch surface (to move around)
  • Full resolution animated videos that act like wallpapers and backgrounds
  • A4 chip 64-bits
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • HDMI and Ethernet Ports
  • Use Siri to chose what to watch by interacting with Siri via voice and natural language
    • Skip ahead
    • If you missed something, you can say: “What did she/he say?”. Siri will rewind 15 seconds and temporarily enable captions
    • Ask suggestions from Siri about movies to watch
    • Ask for in the moment info
  • Future of the TV is apps
  • tvOS – for developers to write apps for the Apple TV
  • Apps: Netflix, HBO, Hulu, Zillow, …
  • Games: Disney Infinity game, Shadow Matic, Crossy Road, Hipster Whale, etc…
  • The Apple Remote allows you to swing it to play games (that require swing to hit)
  • Cooperative play with anyone that has an iPhone or iPod Touch
  • Online shopping from your couch
  • Watch multiple sports games at the same time, take screenshots, etc…
  • Universal apps: apps for iPhone, Apple TV, iPad, etc…
  • Continue playing games where you left of
  • App Store
  • Pricing:
    • 149$ for 32GB
    • 199$ for 64GB

The Apple TV will be available in late October.

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