“Apple has released the third tvOS 9.2 beta software update to registered developers for testing,” Zac Hall reports for 9to5Mac. “Previous versions of the pre-release Apple TV software update have added major changes to the new device including app folders similar to iOS and OS X, Bluetooth keyboard support, a redesigned app switcher, and even full iCloud Photo Library support.”
“tvOS 9.2 also lets you organize apps or channels into groups by creating folders similar to those on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac,” Hall reports. “The Apple TV update also changes how the app switcher appears similar to the change between iOS 8 and iOS 9. Rather than seeing full screens of app previews, the new method stacks several screens over each other and scrolls in the opposite direction.”
“The fourth-gen Apple TV also gains Bluetooth keyboard support,” Hall reports. “And iCloud Photo Library support is something brand new to the Apple TV experience with tvOS 9.2… [and] “you can now use Dictation to search in text boxes using the Siri Remote… [Also] Siri can now search the App Store.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Dictation in text boxes using the Siri Remote is a big deal! Better late than never, right?