These minor updates for the Apple TV and HomePod models include unspecified general performance and stability improvements in the tvOS operating system.
Apple releases tvOS 16.3 with minor enhancements
Alongside the HomePod software version 16.3 update that Apple launched on Tuesday, it seems that even the Apple TV has received the 16.3 badge of honor.
tvOS 16 brings Siri voice recognition and other new Apple TV features
Aside from other new features, tvOS 16 brings support for Siri voice recognition which lets your Apple TV recognize each household member by their voice.
A tvOS update will fix Apple TV blackouts when switching video modes
A tvOS 16 update will fix a problem with the Match Content feature that's causing Apple TV blackouts when switching between different video refresh rates.
A roundup of Apple’s new features coming with iOS 16.2, iPadOS 16.2, macOS Ventura 13.1, watchOS 9.2 and tvOS 16.2
We've rounded up the new iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac features available in the first betas of iOS 16.2, iPadOS 16.2, watchOS 9.2 and macOS Ventura 13.2.
tvOS 16.1 hits Apple TV with under-the-hood bug fixes and improvements
tvOS 16.1 is light on new Apple TV features. Instead, this software update brings several under-the-hood bug fixes along with important platform improvements.
After Apple, Google is adding passkeys support to Android and Chrome
Google is building passkeys support into Android and Chrome, launching later in 2022, but people can test it today via Play Services Beta and Chrome Canary.
How to install iOS 16 on iPhone, watchOS 9 on Apple Watch and tvOS 16 on Apple TV
Learn how to download iOS 16 on your iPhone, install the watchOS 9 software on your Apple Watch and update your Apple TV HD or Apple TV 4K to tvOS 16.
HDR10+ support arrives to Apple’s TV app on tvOS 16 beta 4
Support for Samsung-backed Dolby Vision competitor dubbed HDR10+ is coming to the Apple TV and other devices via tvOS 16 and other updates this fall.
iOS 16 adds support for Nintendo’s Joy-Con and Switch Pro controllers
Being able to wirelessly connect an external gaming controller has been an option on iOS for quite some time. However, native support hasn't been. It was only with the launch of iOS 14.5, for instance, that Apple added native support for Sony's DualSense PlayStation 5 controller and Microsoft's wireless controller for the Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X. And now Nintendo is getting in on the fun, too.
Netflix for Apple TV now uses the native tvOS 15 video player
Experiencing Netflix on your Apple TV is now more enjoyable and consistent with Apple's guidelines as the app has adopted the native video scrubber in tvOS 15.
HomePod and Apple TV have picked up support for joining captive Wi-Fi networks
Apple has released the new tvOS 15.4 update and HomePod software 15.4, bringing support for joining captive Wi-Fi networks to the Apple TV and HomePod.