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How to easily color calibrate your Apple TV with an iPhone


How to color calibrate Apple TV
You don't even need the newest Apple TV (but you do need an iPhone with Face ID).
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Apple just added a brand-new feature to Apple TV that works with your iPhone to color calibrate your TV. It’s really simple to use and the results can be terrific. What’s more, you don’t need the newest Apple TV.

The new Color Balance tool is available on Apple TV models released in 2015 or later. Here’s how to use it.

Developers get very first iOS 14, macOS Big Sur, iPadOS 14 betas


First betas of iOS 14, iPadOS 14, macOS Big Sur and more all debuted Monday.
Developers already got their hands on pre-release versions of all the software updates from WWDC 2020.
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WWDC 2020 Apple unveiled major updates for all its operating systems at WWDC 2020 on Monday, and already released the first betas of them all. That includes iOS 14, macOS Big Sur 11, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7 and tvOS 7.

The general public won‘t get their first taste of these new updates until July, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Apple reportedly adding Kids Mode and Screen Time to tvOS 14; 128GB Apple TV in the works


Apple TV Siri Remote
Reported new features of tvOS 14 and a new Apple TV box are leaking out.
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In tvOS 14, Apple reportedly plans to give parents new controls over what their children watch on Apple TV devices. The tvOS update also will give parents the ability to control the amount of time their kids spend watching Apple TV content, according to a report published Monday.

Israeli website The Verifier also renewed speculation that Cupertino will announce a new 128GB Apple TV streaming device later this year. And it could come with a new Apple TV remote design.

Apple works on new fitness app for iPhone, Apple Watch and Apple TV


Max-out your aerobic fitness with Apple Watch by checking the VO2 max metric.
Apple Watch may soon serve up workouts on your wrist.
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Peloton and other workout apps could soon get some fresh competition from Apple in the form of a new fitness app that runs on Apple Watch, iPhone and Apple TV.

MacRumors revealed this week that Apple is working on a special project code-named “Seymour” that will serve up a series of workouts and other fitness-related videos that users can download and complete to improve their health.