Alongside iOS 7 beta 5
, Apple also seeded Apple TV 5.4 beta 4 to registered developers recently, adding one notable feature: automatic configuration using an iOS 7-powered iDevice.
Thanks to Bluetooth, Apple TV 5.4 and iOS 7 users can use an iDevice to set up an Apple TV after restoring it or resetting all settings, for example. The process essentially sends users' credentials from an iDevice, to their Apple TV, meaning details such as Wi-Fi passwords do not have to be laboriously inputted when setting up the set-top box.
In a recent video, iDownloadBlog
takes viewers through the process:
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Previous Apple TV 5.4 betas have enabled iTunes Radio, Conference Room Display, customizable subtitles, and more. The new software will be available for the general public later this year.
We'll keep you updated with further information as we receive it.
In the meantime, see: Apple's iTunes Is The USA's Favorite Video Streaming Service, PC Market Levels Out, Apple Still Dominates But Lenovo Is Gaining, and Apple Offering In-Store Discounts On Certain Accessories This Month.