For years it was rumored that Apple was developing a device for changing the way in which we use television, a product that would go far beyond the Apple TV, Steve Jobs presented in 2006. Apple TV is capable of load applications as the iPhone or the iPad, understands commands of voice thanks to the Assistant of voice Siri and has with a remote control to distance that, among other things, allows use it with video games.
Equipped with the same processor as the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, it seems that Apple TV ande scarce resources to charge more or less demanding applications through your operating system TVos, an adapted version of iOS. Your hardware has two gigabytes of memory and you are allowed to load games with a level of quality similar or identical to the iPhone 8.
In fact, games are among the most important applications of this device. In the Conference of presentation of the product, two of the four companies invited to show applications have presented games. Siri Remote Remote control, equipped with a touch surface, an accelerometer and a gyroscope quite reminiscent of the Nintendo Wii remote. Even with a belt to avoid leaving flying to play with him.
Nintendo is, in fact, one of the companies that may most fear the public response to the new Apple device. The Wii casual players can feel seduced by the new Apple TV, which is even compatible with the controls of the games available for the iPhone and iPad.
Apple TV Tutorial
Apple TV connects to your TV via an HDMI cable and its configuration is very simple: the only requirement is that you are connected to the Internet and are available with an account on iTunes. These data can be entered manually, but iPad or iPhone users have it easy: it can automatically synchronize with the same Apple ID and bring together them with only wifi network key. From then on, it is possible to enjoy the coming from Apple, mobile devices, or applications store content.
The head of the capabilities of the team is tvOS, the operating system that incorporates the new Apple TV. It is based on iOS, so both its interface and its use are fully known for Apple users. Their adaptation to this support also is an advantage for developers, who have facility to create or adapt the applications developed for other signature devices. Read more Apple TV tutorial.