The best buyers guide, and guide to setting up your new Apple TV and FAQ’s specifically for users in the UK and Europe, where often we don’t get all the services launched in the US straightaway.
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This is a collection of blogs and articles I have written about the Apple TV, the apps you can install on it and the channels and programmes you can watch. People want information about Apple TV which is surprisingly difficult to find on Apple’s own site.
Being based in the UK I decided to address the Apple TV from a UK and European perspective because often Apple make things available in the US and it takes a long time before they arrive in the UK.
I encourage my readers to ask questions about the Apple TV. If I can’t answer immediately I will research the answer and get back to you, often in the form of a brand new blog post dedicated to answering your specific question – so please challenge me to answer any questions you have about the Apple TV / TVOS.
For completeness I should say I don’t write about Apple TV+ which is the Apple TV Channel rather than the Apple TV Device.
Update: December 24th 2018: As a Christmas present for 2018 Channel 4 have just released their brilliant All4 App on the Apple TV. I've watched a few programmes on it so far. I'm really impressed with the picture and sound quality, ease of use and can't fault...
How to watch ITV on your Apple TV Update: April 2021 I thought I'd post a quick update to show what Apple TV looks like in the UK and in particular what the ITV Hub app looks like. To watch ITV on your Apple TV you need to go into the App Store. This is the big blue...
This blog talks you through how to use BBC iPlayer on your second generation + Apple TV, no jail breaking required!