Get it at the app store – (affiliate link) – Channels 2.0 for the AppleTV brings some new features to the live television viewing app. This includes pause and rewind of live television and a channel grid. It requires an HDHomerun tuner. Subscribe for more! (index below)
01:12 – Overview of the “On Now” screen
01:44 – Channel grid
02:07 – Pausing and rewinding live television
03:18 – Additional navigation features
03:45 – Lack of DRM capabilities
04:21 – Settings screen / setting favorites
04:55 – Conclusion and final thoughts
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Channels 2.0 is a nice upgrade over the original version of the live TV tuning app that was released shortly after the 4th generation AppleTV hit the market last year. This new version offers a full channel grid in addition to the ability to pause and rewind live television thanks to a built in buffering feature.
This puts the app in line with the iPhone / iPad version we looked at recently (that review is in the master playlist linked above).
You will need an HDHomerun television tuner for this to work.
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