By Malcolm Owen Saturday, August 18, 2018, 05:03 am PT (08:03 am ET) The App Stores and other digital marketplaces are inundated with new apps and updates to existing releases every day. AppleInsider highlights some of the new additions, software updates, and other changes that took place across the last week. This week's highlights include the Apple TV arrival of HQ Trivia, the introduction of RapidWeaver 8, singing lessons in Yousician, and discounts on Aspyr iOS games. HQ Trivia The popular live quiz game HQ Trivia is becoming more like a game show, with the expansion to the TV. Players can now install HQ on their Apple TV and Apple TV 4K, and play along from the comfort of the couch on the big-screen TV along with all of the other players vying for a cash prize. Rather than use the vertical layout, the tvOS version will show the host on one side of the screen, with the question on the right. Players can also select their answer using the Apple TV remote, with the larger … [Read more...] about App Roundup: HQ Trivia on Apple TV, RapidWeaver 8, Yousician, Aspyr discounts, more!
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Feature By Daniel Eran Dilger Friday, June 08, 2018, 03:30 pm PT (06:30 pm ET) At its Worldwide Developer Conference this week, Apple noted a milestone of 40 years of work in bringing computers to education. The modern tools it provides for education now include device management with Apple School Manager and collaborative tools including the new Classroom for Mac. In parallel, Apple has also brought its device management tools to the enterprise with Apple Business Manager. We asked Jamf for insight into the latest WWDC announcements related to device management in education and business.Thoughts on WWDC announcements by Jamf Michael Devins, product manager at Jamf, attended WWDC this week and offered us his perspective on Apple's presentation of its new developments in device management technology for schools and businesses. Jamf is the leading vendor of enterprise device management, with tools that now manage more than 9 million Apple devices globally. We reported on the … [Read more...] about Jamf details Apple’s device management news for education, enterprise and Apple TV at WWDC18
A new Bloomberg report claims Apple is working on its own CPUs for the Mac, with the intent to ultimately replace the Intel chips in its computers with those it designs in-house. According to Bloomberg's sources, the project (which is internally called Kalamata) is in the very early planning stages, but it has been approved by executives at the company. The report says that Apple could ship computers based on its own processors as early as 2020, but the report also says this would be part of a "multi-step transition" in a larger effort to make iOS devices and Macs "work more similarly and seamlessly together." Apple could still change or drop these plans in the future. This is the latest in a long series of Bloomberg reports that has lifted the veil off of the inner workings and strategies at Apple, including a related story about a project the company has dubbed Marzipan. That project's goal is to enable software developers to create and publish apps that would work in both … [Read more...] about Apple is exploring Macs running its own CPUs, but that dream is a long way off
Apple TV is a very capable streamer that has only gotten better over time, with the addition of the Siri remote, apps and a TV guide. Still, the Apple TV is not impervious to problems; there are a handful of common issues with the box. Fortunately, most of those problems are easily solved.Here are eight common problems with the Apple TV and how you can fix them. Now Playing: Watch this: 5 common Apple TV problems and how to fix them 2:48 Editors' note: Originally published on April 19, 2017, this article has been updated to include more issues and fixes for the Apple TV. An app stops workingJust like with your smartphone, things can go awry with apps on Apple TV. Sometimes they lag or stop responding altogether. When this happens, your best option is to simply force close the app. To force close an app, double-press the TV or Home button swipe left or right to highlight the app and swipe up on the Siri remote touchpad.The Apple TV is acting glitchySometimes it's more … [Read more...] about 8 common Apple TV problems and how to fix them
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