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Rumor: new Apple TV set-top box coming with more storage, ‘Kids Mode’

Two reports from YouTube channel iUpdate and The Verifier, an Israeli site, claim a new version of Apple TV (the set-top box, not to be confused with the Apple TV app or Apple TV+, the streaming service) will come with more storage and, on the software side, a “Kids Mode.”

The reports say the set-top box will come in 64GB and 128GB capacities, which is double what you can now buy. Pricing will likely stay the same ($179 and $199, respectively, for the 4K model and ). The next gen Apple TV will likely pack a A11 or A12 processor, an upgrade from the A10X in the Apple TV 4K and the Apple TV HD’s A8 chip. 

As for “Kids Mode,” the reports say it will be a new feature for tvOS. It would allow Apple TV owners to set up a separate account for their kids and control which apps the kiddos can use. 

Finally, tvOS will also purportedly get a Screen Time feature. It will keep track of how much time you’ve spent watching television.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.