Next Apple TV update to allow full Bluetooth keyboard control.

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http://9to5mac.com/2012/12/08/Apples-upcoming-ios-update-to-unlock-full-bluetooth-keyboard-control-for-apple-tv/

As we first discovered in the iOS software code a year ago, Apple is finally ready to implement Bluetooth in its Apple TV products. The latest Apple TV beta not only has a new Bluetooth menu but you can pair wireless keyboards to both the second- and third-gen Apple TV.

Once connected, you can use a wireless keyboard to completely control the Apple TV without using the included remote. The arrow keys function for navigation, the Return key is the play/pause, and the Escape key maps to ‘menu’ or up ‘one level’ functionality.

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This is good news. My hubby hates the remote that came with the Apple TV. I told him about this and he can't wait for this update. I would like to use the bluetooth keyboard with my Apple TV as well.

Anxiously awaiting the next update.
 

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I noticed that with the latest upgrade to ATV and the Remote app upgrade that when searching YouTube you get presented with a keyboard for entering the search criteria. Big improvement over letter-by-letter picking.
 

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I noticed that with the latest upgrade to ATV and the Remote app upgrade that when searching YouTube you get presented with a keyboard for entering the search criteria. Big improvement over letter-by-letter picking.
that has been a feature for a while.