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Apple upgrades TV box with iOS apps, Siri remote

Wednesday 9 September 2015 | 23:08 CET | News
Apple has confirmed the launch of a new version of its Apple TV box. The company introduced the tvOS operating system and Siri Remote system for navigating the box based on a system of apps. The redesign of the box opens it up to iOS developers to add to the media player's functionality with apps and games similar to those available for the iPhone and iPad. The apps will be distributed to users through the new Apple TV App Store. The accompanying Siri Remote features a touch control, accelerometer and gyroscope, as well as voice controls to search, navigate and control apps, games and video

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