“A new YouTube video showing the first browser designed for the new Apple TV has been published,” Mike Beasley reports for 9to5Mac.
“The app uses a private API to render web content, so it’s not likely you’ll be seeing it on the App Store any time soon,” Beasley reports, “but the project is open source and can be downloaded by anyone.”
“The browser takes advantage of the Siri Remote bundled with the new Apple TV hardware to navigate websites,” Beasley reports. “Pressing the glass surface on the remote switches between two modes.”
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MacDailyNews Take: We’ve tried browsers on our TV before. They’re usually so clunky as to be little more than a novelty. If anybody could make a TV-based Web browser workable, it’d be Apple, but we’d likely prefer to simply use the iPads that are always on hand for browsing the Web while we’re “watching TV,” anyway.