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Beta Apple TV software allows for icon reordering

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By Charles Starrett

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Published: Wednesday, June 27, 2012
News Categories: Apple, Apple TV

Apple’s latest beta version of the Apple TV software allows users to reorder the icons on the main menu page. Citing Portugese-language MacMagazine.com.br, MacRumors reports that the feature is accessed by holding down the center Select button on the Apple Remote for several seconds, which causes the currently-highlighted icon to wiggle, as seen on other iOS device when moving apps. While wiggling, the icon can be moved using the direction buttons on the remote, with the other icons automatically adjusting to the movement. This is the latest indication that Apple plans on allowing third-party apps on the Apple TV, a feature that has been heavily rumored since the launch of the most recent Apple TV OS in March.

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Will we also be able to hide icons? There are so many on the aTV home screen that I never use.

Posted by Mollari on June 27, 2012 at 1:23 PM (PDT)

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