Apple announces tvOS 17: redesigned Control Center, Find my Remote, FaceTime app

This way everyone has access to their recently viewed shows and personalized recommendations. Following the release of betas for iOS 17, macOS Sonoma, and watchOS 10, Apple is also rolling out the first beta of tvOS 17 to developers. The update brings a redesigned Control Center for Apple TV, plus a new way to find your Siri Remote with iPhone and FaceTime on Apple TV for the first time. From the brief look we got at the new control centre, we saw the option to quickly change Spatial Audio settings including head tracked or fixed and enable spatialised stereo. There are new system status indicators too, including the time and which user is logged in, as well as a way to quickly switch users. Apple is also promising that developers will be able to take advantage of its Continuity Camera API for Apple TV.
Apple generally phases out older hardware as new operating systems come out because older processors may not be able to perform new features. The biggest question is whether the original Apple TV HD, which launched in 2015, will get the new operating system. Apple has announced a major update for its Apple TV at its Worldwide Developer Conference WWDC 2023 this week. Confirming that the new Apple TV features will be arriving this fall. One of the standout features is the new Apple TV FaceTime service, bringing the popular communication tool, onto the TV for the first time. It seems the iPhone can sense the Bluetooth signals coming from the remote in order to display a location interface in the Find My app.

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Apple says it will bring FaceTime and video conferencing to the biggest screen in the home when it upgrades Apple TV 4K to tvOS 17. Filipe Espósito is a Brazilian tech Journalist who started covering Apple news on iHelp BR with some exclusive scoops — including the reveal of the new Apple Watch Series 5 models in titanium and ceramic. The update is compatible with Apple TV HD (4th generation) and Apple TV 4K (all models). Smaller tvOS17 features include Enhance dialog, which helps you hear what’s being spoken more clearly by separating the dialogue from background noise.
Apple is making use of its Continuity Camera feature so that you can launch the FaceTime app on Apple TV and it will wirelessly connect to your iPhone or iPad. You can even pick up a call that’s taking place on your iPhone and transfer it to your Apple TV. The Apple TV’s tvOS probably receives the least attention of all of the company’s operating systems, but a new version will be out soon. MacRumors attracts a broad audience of both consumers and professionals interested in the latest technologies and products.
But it’s also the sort of thing that very much comes into play with live sports, which might be available on one service in one country, but not in another. We’ll let you argue about the ethics of circumventing geo restrictions, but that game of cat-and-mouse is hardly new. Lastly, tvOS 17 gives users the option to set Memories as their screensavers, so that their own photos are displayed when the Apple TV is idle. Once the installation is complete, just follow the tutorial outlined below if you want to download and install the tvOS 17 beta update on your Apple TV.

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