Apple TV iOS 7 Beta Adds iTunes Radio and Conference Room Display Mode

Last week, Apple released iOS 7 Beta 1 for iPhone to developers. At the same time, it released a new beta for the Apple TV as well.


Users of the Apple TV beta have discovered at least two new features inside. AppleInsider notes that Apple built an iTunes Radio client for the Apple TV -- something that Eddy Cue mentioned during the WWDC Keynote and that Apple has promoted to potential iTunes Radio advertisers -- with in-line video advertisements.

Apple has also added a 'Conference Room Mode' for use in business and academic settings that displays simple instructions for connecting to a Wi-Fi network and sending data from both a Mac or iOS device.

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The final version of the Apple TV Beta software should be released alongside iOS 7 in the fall.

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Top Rated Comments

Ballis Avatar
140 months ago
Just bring an AppStore, please.
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
santydolby Avatar
140 months ago
Apple TV AirPlay working over enterprise WiFi would and should kick the rear of all those truck-heavy projectors with their clumsy settings, sorry resolutions, and infinite cords. High time!
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ThisIsNotMe Avatar
140 months ago
'Conference Room Mode'? :faceplam:

How about AirPlay Direct?!?!?!?!

No network needed!
Would instantly buy 65-75 Apple TVs if they had the mythical Airplay Direct feature.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DavidLeblond Avatar
140 months ago
One of the conference rooms here has an Apple TV... I'm not sure which one, it always shows up on my Airplay list. Ooooo trust me it has been very tempting to screw with...
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mike Oxard Avatar
140 months ago
The conference room display mode could be quite nice to use in a guest bedroom.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
aardwolf Avatar
140 months ago
Or in hotel rooms.

Until the guy in the room next door to you pushes his kiddie porn to your TV by mistake...
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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