Q. I heard that you can now watch YouTube in 4K on the Apple TV device. But I tried to do it this morning and I couldn’t. What’s up with that? How come I can’t get YouTube in 4K?! — George, New Rochelle, New York. Calm down, George. You heard right, well, partially right. YouTube
Q. I heard that you can now watch Quibi on TV if you have AirPlay. But how do you do that? Is it too complicated? — Jessie, Reno, Nevada. Jessie, you can use AirPlay to watch Quibi on TV. But before I explain how, let me offer some background on Quibi for readers who are
Q. I’ve been thinking about getting a new go-to streaming device for my media room TV. I like the Apple TV, but was wondering if it has Dolby Atmos. If I connect it to my TV and sound system, will it have Dolby Atmos sound? — Carl, Raleigh, North Carolina. Carl, the answer is maybe,
Q. What do you think of the new Apple TV video service? Do you think it will do well? Should I subscribe? — Cindy, Fairfax, Virginia. Cindy, that’s a great question. There are hundreds of companies trying to get a piece of the action in the increasingly competitive fight for the video audience. But I
Q. Mr. Answer Man, if you had to pick one company that will be the biggest loser in the new TV wars, what would it be? By that, I want you to name a company that everyone expects will do well, but you think will fail. So, who would that be? — Tony, Las Vegas.
Q. I called my local cable operator and they said I needed a cable box to operate my Smart TV and watch the Netflix. Is that true? Can’t I watch the Netflix with just the Internet box I have? — Mary, Boise Idaho. Mary, you didn’t say which cable operator you have, but whoever you
DIRECTV Now is now offering a free Apple TV (32GB) with 4K HDR content if you agree to pre-pay for three months of the live streaming service. The offer is only available to new customers. The AT&T-owned streamer previously included the Apple TV device in a bundle with a four month subscription paid in advance.
Apple today finally added the Amazon Video app to the Apple TV streaming lineup, the first concrete sign that relations between the two industry giants have normalized. The two companies had been feuding since 2015 when Amazon announced it would stop selling Apple devices that competed directly with its devices, such as Fire TV devices
DIRECTV Now is now offering a free Apple TV (32GB) with 4K HDR content if you agree to pre-pay for four months of the live streaming service. The deal is unquestionably a good value if you’ve been considering buying the new version of the Apple TV. Four months of DIRECTV Now’s basic plan (“Live a
Amazon yesterday stole Apple’s thunder by announcing it will launch a new $69 Fire TV streaming device that supports 4K and HDR. Apple earlier this month introduced a new Apple TV device that can display 4K video with HDR (High Dynamic Range), which can deliver more realistic and vivid colors under the right conditions. See
News and Analysis Apple yesterday unveiled its new Apple TV streaming device which will support 4K video as well as two High Dynamic Range formats, HDR10 and DolbyVision HDR. (HDR purports to offer more vivid and realistic colors.) The 32GB version will cost $179 while the 64GB device will go for $199. Apple will take
News Analysis The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple and the Hollywood studios have been battling over how much consumers should pay to purchase a movie in 4K. Apple, says the report, wants a $19.99 price tag while the studios prefer something between $25 and $30. The battle apparently has slowed Apple’s effort to