Essential Apps for AppleTV

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Essential Apps for AppleTV

PostPosted by Administrator » Mon Jan 11, 2016 8:57 am

Here is a list of essential Apps for the NEW Apple TV, we find these very useful.

Plex

Description:
Plex organizes all of your video, music, TV, and photo collections, and streams them to all of your screens. With the free Plex Media Server on your home computer and Plex for iOS on your iOS Devices or AppleTV, you can watch and listen to all of your personal media and share it with friends and family.



MEDIA SERVER SOFTWARE (Required to Install on your PC or MAC)
DOWNLOAD LINK click here
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Remote

Description:
Apple TV Remote is a great companion to Apple TV, delivering the best of the Siri Remote. With Apple TV Remote, you’ll never need to put down your iPhone or iPad to enjoy Apple TV. Control Apple TV with a swipe of your finger or use the keyboard to quickly enter text. And you can use the app along with the Siri Remote.

Install on your iPhone/iPod/iPad & use them to Control your Apple TV!
Navigate Apple TV with touch gestures
• Quickly enter text, email addresses, and passwords using the keyboard
• Ask Siri to find something great to watch, listen to, or play
• Control the movie, TV show, or song that’s currently playing
• View song lyrics, change music tracks, and select movie chapters
• Play games using the accelerometer and gyroscope
• Turn on Game Mode for simplified game controls
• Use volume buttons on your iOS device to control volume

Setup: Once Remote App is installed onto your iOS Device

• Open the App on your iOS Device, select your Apple TV from the list.
• Now enter the 4 Digit Number displayed on TV Screen
• Your iOS Device can now operate your AppleTV.

Note: Make sure Bluetooth is turned on, and both your AppleTV & iOS Device are on the same Wifi Network.


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SpeedTest

Description:
Use Speedtest for easy, one-tap connection testing in under 30 seconds—accurate anywhere thanks to our global network.
Millions of users have made Speedtest the #1 app for testing Internet speeds, and it’s trusted daily by professionals throughout the industry!

• Discover your Download, Upload and Ping
• Real-time graphs show connection consistency
• Troubleshoot or verify the speed you were promised
• Track past tests with detailed reporting
• Easily share your results

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Periscope

Description:
Periscope for AppleTV let's you view the latest scopes on the Big screen.
Search in AppleTV Store for "Periscope"(displays same icon as below) to download the Apple TV Viewer
Below is a separate App for iOS Devices which allows you to broadcast yourself, announce your scope on twitter,chat/and give hearts to other scopers.
AppleTV version is a viewer but does allow you to "give hearts" by tapping gently on the Siri Remote Touch Surface.

iOS App link


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Re: Essential Apps for AppleTV

PostPosted by Administrator » Sun Jan 31, 2016 2:08 pm

WatchUp : News Videos Daily

Description:
Your News how you want it.
With content from organizations like Bloomberg, PBS, CNN, CBS Interactive, Financial Times, Fox News, Fusion, Sky News, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.
Watchup founder and CEO Adriano Farano
Personalization is the future of TV news, and Watchup for Apple TV fulfills that promise with custom made newscasts, a seamless user experience and an unparalleled breadth of content. It’s the best selection of video news on Apple TV.


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