tvOS 9.2 Beta 3 Hits the Apple TV for Registered Developers, Features Dictation Typing w/ Siri Remote

Apple has released the third beta of tvOS 9.2 to developers alongside the third iterations of iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4, and watchOS 2.2. This comes two weeks after we saw the last beta of the software upgrade.

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tvOS 9.2 adds lots of new features, like support for pairing Bluetooth keyboards, Folders organisation for apps on the home screen, a new App Switcher UI, a native Apple Podcasts app, support for two new Siri languages: US Spanish and French Canadian, access to a user’s entire iCloud Photo Library right from the comfort of their sofa, and the ability to view Live Photos taken with an iPhone 6s/Plus.


 

Here’s what’s new in the third build of tvOS 9.2 (source: 9to5Mac):

  • You can now use Dictation to search in text boxes using the Siri Remote

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  • Here’s how it looks.

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  • Siri can now search the App Store. For instance, “Search the App Store for Crossy Road” will open the app’s landing page.
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