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Enter to win a Function101 Button Remote for Apple TV and say, ‘So long, Siri’ [Cult of Mac giveaway]

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Giveaway: The Function101 Button Remote offers a user-friendly alternative to the Siri Remote.
The Function101 Button Remote offers a user-friendly alternative to the Siri Remote.
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Three lucky winners in this week’s giveaway will be able to cast aside the Siri Remote forever. We’re giving away three Function101 Button Remotes for Apple TV.

But even if you don’t win, you can still free yourself from one of Apple’s most divisive devices. Retailing at just $29.95, the Button Remote is a deal for everyone who doesn’t like the Apple TV’s Siri Remote.

Fix is on the way for Apple TV users who can’t access Netflix ad-supported plan

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Apple TV is currently unable to access the cheap new Netflix ad-supported plan.
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The inexpensive new Netflix “Basic with ads” plan launched Thursday, but users of Apple TV quickly discovered they couldn’t access it. Netflix promised a fix, though.

Users of other devices can now watch the streaming service for only for $6.99 a month, as long as they also watch commercials.

The faster new 4K Apple TV is now on sale

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Apple TV 4K 2022 launch: With an A15 Bionic chip inside a slightly smaller form factor, the new Apple TV 4K performs better yet is more energy efficient.
The new Apple TV 4K is cheaper than its predecessor.
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Announced in mid-October, Apple’s latest streaming box—the 2022 Apple TV 4K—is now on sale. Pre-order customers are also receiving their units today.

The newest Apple TV 4K is faster and cheaper than its predecessor and has Thread support to control your smart home devices.

Create an Apple TV home theater with these 5 gadgets

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Work movie magic on your Apple TV with these home theater accessories.
Your Apple TV could create a home theater with these 5 deals.
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If you already have an Apple TV, you know it’s great for streaming movies, shows and music. What you may not have known is that you can use it to build a whole home theater in your living room. If you want to make things feel a bit more cozy this season, we’ve got five devices that could help you create your very own Apple TV theater experience. You might be surprised at how simple it is, too.

New Apple TV 4K is faster and cheaper

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Apple TV 4K 2022 launch: With an A15 Bionic chip inside a slightly smaller form factor, the new Apple TV 4K performs better yet is more energy efficient.
The latest Apple TV 4K is more powerful than ever.
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Apple has unveiled the 2022 Apple TV 4K with significantly faster internals and a lower price. It features the same A15 Bionic chip found inside the iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 series.

The 2022 Apple TV carries a lower starting price of $129, making it $50 cheaper than the previous model.

Apple TV 4K drops to its lowest price again

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Grab the set-top streamer at this irresistible price.
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In the market for a new streaming device? The 2021 Apple TV 4K is once again down to its lowest price on Amazon, making it the perfect time to pick one up.

Apple’s streaming box retails for $179, but you can get it for $119.99 after a massive 33% discount.

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Massive discount makes the Apple TV 4K a lot more affordable

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Apple TV 4K drops to a new low price of $119.99.
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Apple TV 4K is down to its lowest price yet, making it a lot more affordable and the perfect time to snag one up. Apple’s streaming box retails for $179, but you can get it for $119.99 after a massive 33% discount.

This deal is better than the previous deals we have seen so far. So, if you have been eyeing the Apple TV for a while, now is the time to pull the trigger.

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$50 Apple TV gift card promotion expands to international countries

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Apple is once again bundling a $50 gift card with the Apple TV.
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Apple is once again bundling a $50 gift card with the purchase of the Apple TV. The company first ran this promotion on its U.S. online store from July 1 through July 14.

This time, Apple is running the promotion in the U.S., UK, some European countries and Australia. And in typical Apple fashion, the company took down its website for a few hours before making this promotion live.

Home automation gets smarter for Apple TV 4K and HomePod mini owners

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HomePod mini is one of the devices that can be a Thread 1.3.0 border router.
HomePod mini is one of the devices that can be a Thread 1.3.0 border router.
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A major Thread networking standard update Tuesday brings the Matter home automation technology standard a step closer for those who already own certain devices. Namely, gear that can act as a border router in the smart home — like Apple TV 4K and HomePod mini.

Thread 1.3.0 lets Thread devices work with any other Thread border router. That’s big because Thread will be Matter’s main wireless protocol, along with Wi-Fi.

Apple TV 4K hits lowest price ever

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The current Siri Remote was an improvement on its predecessor.
Apple TV 4K at 32GB and 64GB are both at best-ever prices right now.
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Amazon Prime Day runs officially on Tuesday and Wednesday, but many deals, including bargains on Apple gear, tend to creep in early.

Earlier today it was Apple Watch 7 hitting a new low price, and now it’s Apple TV 4K — now at its lowest price ever on Amazon.