Holiday fun with Apple TV

Holiday fun with Apple TV

It’s game on with Apple TV 

Make sure your party is anything but boring with tons of fun games now available on Apple TV. Get your family and friends involved in some friendly competition and stay entertained for hours. Whether it’s trivia you love, or getting your groove on with some dancing and karaoke, there really is something for everyone. 

Do you love a good old school game of Pictionary? Then the Sketch Party TV Free app is the perfect game for you, without the mess of papers and pens! Just enable AirPlay Mirroring, pick teams and you’re all set. Everyone can join in on their own iPad or iPhone as well. Now with different colours to choose from and support for up to 16 players your guests might be sticking around for a whole lot longer than you thought!

If you want to get everyone to their feet and breaking it down at your party then the Just Dance Now app will do exactly that. You and your guests can dance the night away to a selection of hits that are sure to get the party started. The better your moves, the more points you earn. You can even track how many calories you’ve burned so you can have fun and not feel bad about that gym visit you’re planning to skip because you’re sleeping in.

 If we’re honest though, what is a games night without a really good round of Trivia? The Trivia Night Companion app works in conjunction with the Trivia app for Apple TV. With everyone using their own iOS device, this game will have your guests hooked and competing for victory to the very last question.

 Whether it’s background music to set the party mood or a some traditional Christmas Carols to sing a long to, Apple TV has got you covered. With Airplay you can play your music wirelessly from your iOS device or opt to play directly off Apple TV. Even better, if you’re an Apple Music subscriber you will have access to over 30 million songs and all you have to do ask Siri to play whatever you’re in the mood for. Now that sounds like a holiday.

 Take a trip down memory lane 

 One of the best parts about an epic holiday is getting to relive it afterwards with your family friends on the big screen. View your favourite photos or videos straight from your iCloud Library on Apple TV or AirPlay them wirelessly from your iOS device. With iOS 10 you can now relive some of your favourite moments of the year through a collection of photos and videos that are automatically collated for your enjoyment. 

 Sit back and Relax

With Apple TV, Netflix and now DSTV app you’ll have endless hours of series, movies and documentaries available at the click of a button. With no adverts and all of your favourite shows, staying home for the holidays suddenly sounds a whole lot more exciting. Set yourself up with a fast internet connection, an HDMI enabled TV, your Apple TV and a super comfy couch and you’ve officially entered into TV watching paradise. Learn more here. To learn how to watch DSTV on Apple TV click here

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