Earlier this month, a report surfaced indicating that Apple is trying to develop a skinny bundle that would include premium channels like HBO and Showtime at no additional cost.You’re sitting comfortably, watching something streamed through your Apple TV, when all of a sudden, the picture cuts out, to be replaced with a gray screen.In the brief video tutorial that follows, we’ll show you how it’s done.
On top of that, the Siri Remote can control the TV’s volume as well. In our 12 Tips and Tricks for mastering your Apple TV, this tip can in at number 10.
The new Apple TV supports HDMI-CEC, which means it can intelligently switch to the Apple TV HDMI input when it wakes from sleep and control your TVs volume when content is sent, via Airplay, from an Apple Device.
Now, if this isn’t working for you, you’re going to want to read on.
Oh, and if you were wondering what CEC in HDMI-CEC stands for, it is: Consumer Electronics Control.
This fancy trick will not work on all HDMI-ready televisions though.