Remote app update coming

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by dugbug, Feb 13, 2016.

  1. dugbug macrumors 65816

    dugbug

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    on daring fireball podcast with Eddie and Craig they discuss it a bit. Gestures and other features. Gruber asks what that means beyond trackpad which the current one does. Eddie just mentions it's going to be feature parity with the remote without getting too specific unfortunately.

    So the good news: the remote is getting some love this spring.
     
  2. matrix07 macrumors 68040

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    And people will find other things to bitch about instead. Suddenly the Remote app will not be significant but other things ATV lacks will become indispensable. :)
     
  3. winstars macrumors member

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    I predict a post about the lack of 4k in 3...2...1...

    LOL
     
  4. benjitek, Feb 13, 2016
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    benjitek macrumors 6502a

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    Not new information and nothing newer to discuss -- it's what Eddy Cue stated in a BuzzFeed interview back on December 9th. There's no beta yet, but it wouldn't surprise me if it's native, like the Watch app. It also wouldn't surprise me if after that happens, it'll be 'debated' in tech blogs everywhere with headings like "Apple Does One More Bloatware" or "Apple Advertises AppleTV by Forcing ATV App". The non-controversy will be forgotten. For some, it'll just be for another unused native app to tuck away in the 'Apples' folder...

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