Apple plans to release a major software update for Apple TV on September 18 , simultaneously with the new iOS 7 , according to AllThingsD. Previously it was assumed that the firmware will be released this week, on September 10.
Apple had not submitted the next-generation Apple TV , or a new firmware for the device. At the conference, the company presented the only new smartphone iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. However, according to , AllThingsD, Apple still planning to release an update to the program cover for branded set-top boxes .
“According to our information , the next week will release a new version of the operating system for the Apple TV, which allows users who buy content from Apple, play it on set-top boxes of other users. It is about empowering technology Airplay.
That is, if you bought a TV show or movie in the store iTunes Store, you can watch them from a friend , causing content to the iPhone and sending it to stream to Apple TV. The files do not need to be stored on the iPhone or iPad, which partly follows the possibility of Google Chromecast set-top box ”.
Recently, Apple is actively updating Apple TV. In late August, the company released an update that added five new services : Vevo, Disney Channel, Disney XD, The Weather Channel and Smithsonian Channel. In addition to new applications on the Home screen of the device update has brought another ” innovation ” – blocked the hack that allows you to use Plex and UnliMovie bypass settings set top box. However , users quickly found a way to restore the services.