After the Apple Watch (read: Keynote: what to remember about the Apple Watch & watchOS 2) and the iPad Pro (read: Keynote: Apple unveils the iPad Pro, a Smart Keyboard and the Apple Pencil ), it’s the turn ofApple tv to be mentioned during the special event.
Tim Cook announced the fourth generation of its case, equipped with powerful hardware, a modern OS, a new user experience, tools for developers and an App Store. It can also display live wallpapers which are actually short HD videos.
As announced by rumors, this Apple TV 2015 arrives with a brand new black Bluetooth remote control and integrates Siri. Eddy Cue then presented this remote, which incorporates a touchpad similar to that found on the controllers of Playstation 4 and several physical buttons. A demonstration of the box was then carried out with the help of Siri for voice commands and the choice of a film.
The operating system name for this new Apple TV is tvOS. Apple has presented several games that will arrive on the App Store (Rockband, Rayman Adventure, …), and lingered on Beat Sport and Crossy Road. The first is a Wii Sports-like and you probably know the second. We learn that a multiplayer mode will appear on Crossy Road.
Regarding its technical characteristics, the Apple TV 2015 is equipped with an A8 processor. It will be available in October, priced at $ 149 for the 32 GB version and $ 199 for the one with 64 GB of storage.