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Tuesday, 28 June 2016

New App to replace the Remote Control Siri on Apple TV

The new iPhone application that will serve as a control for Apple TV, allowing users to put aside the Siri Remote in TVOS 10 , was presented at WWDC hand Eddy Cue, but not much talk about it in the conference.

However, from today, the Remote application is now available in beta version and installable via iTunes.

Unfortunately, and for the moment, the app that will replace the Remote control Siri Apple TV can only be accessed by registered Apple developers.

How does the new Remote application works?

The Remote app is now available and allows you to use Siri, typing on the keyboard of the Apple TV, and play games from the App Store TVOS . You want to know how it works? We present it in a video of Jeff Benjamin, analyst 9to5macfriends :

After synchronizing the app Remote with Apple TV, it shows a very similar to the current implementation of the App Store interface. However, it has added a Siri button, a "Play" and "Pause", and a button to AirPlay button. Surely it is now much more similar to Siri Remote control.

If you are an Apple developer, you can go to the website for developers Apple to download the IPA the Remote app for Apple TV directly from the iPhone via iTunes.

The Remote app requires an iPhone with iOS 9.3.2 or later, and obviously a fourth-generation Apple TV running TVOS 9.2.1.

What allows the new app for Apple TV?

  • TVOS navigate with touch gestures
  • Using voice commands Siri
  • Dictate text for usernames and passwords
  • Enter text on the keyboard TVOS
  • Playing games for Apple TV via accelerometer and gyroscope
  • Use the playback controls to movies, series and TV shows

During the WWDC 2016, Apple removed the restriction that requires developers to provide compatibility with Siri Apple TV Remote control of the fourth generation in their games and applications.

Although the app has a clear disadvantage, and that does not offer volume controls. However, since iPadizate we are sure that the testers and developers to beta test the application immediately report this functionality.

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