As promised by Apple CEO Tim Prepare dinner final week, pre-orders for the new Apple TV have begun at present. The new device, which is the primary to feature an App Retailer for third-social gathering purposes and games, in addition to a new touched-based mostly distant, and Siri integration, is obtainable in two totally different storage capacities. The 32 GB Apple TV is $ 149, whereas the bigger 64 GB version is $ 199. The first orders will start delivery later this week, starting on October thirtieth.
This fourth era Apple TV is on the market for order in 80 nations, although Siri help can be restricted to round a dozen.
Included within the field are the Apple TV and distant, in addition to a lightning-to-USB cable, and power twine. Apple can also be promoting further Siri remotes for $ 79 and additional “Distant Loops” (aka wrist straps) for $ 12.99. AppleCare protection for the new hardware is $ 29.
The distant management is among the device’s extra fascinating features, because it allows you to do issues like quick-ahead and rewind by urgent on the touch-delicate trackpad. And you may as well transfer it round to regulate games, because of an included accelerometer and gyroscope.
That addition, alongside the lengthy-anticipated Apple TV App Retailer ought to make Apple’s streaming media participant extra aggressive with others on the market, together with Amazon’s Hearth TV, Android TV, Roku and others.
The hardware itself can also be extra highly effective, because it consists of the A8 processor – the identical one which ships within the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Although not the identical one which comes with newer iPhones (the 6s and 6s Plus), it’s nonetheless an enormous upgrade over earlier generations.
Source : TechCrunch