iPhone quickly turning into 'full alternative' for Apple TV distant

iPhone soon becoming 'full replacement' for Apple TV remote

Devindra Hardawar, Engadget

TV remotes are all properly and good, however they’ve a nasty behavior of arising lacking on the worst potential second — Apple TV’s new wand is not resistant to this illness. It ought to come as excellent news then that Cupertino’s planning an replace for the distant app on iOS with new options like voice instructions with Siri. The information comes by means of an interview with Apple’s Eddie Cue and Craig Federighi on tech pundit John Gruber’s podcast this week.

Greater than that, when you’re enjoying a two participant recreation, an iPhone can sub in as a second controller. Useful! “It truly is a full alternative,” Federighi says. Past “a few months,” although, there isn’t any agency launch date for the replace. If you need extra perception into Apple TV stuff (like Bluetooth keyboard help), take a look at the complete episode; app speak begins at 22:09.