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Redesigned Siri Remote gets firmware update for Apple TV owners

Apple only updates the firmware for the new Siri Remote. Advertise with the second generation Apple TV 4KThe remote control can be purchased with the purchase of an Apple TV HD or purchased separately. Here’s what we know about this update.

This firmware update comes after Apple released the fifth beta versions of iOS 15.6, iPadOS 15.6, watchOS 8.7, macOS 12.5, and tvOS 15.6 to developers. Apple is updating its firmware for the third time since announcing the Siri Remote at its Spring 2021 event in April.

Based on Mac rumorsThe previous firmware was 9M6772 and the new one is 10M11103. While Apple regularly releases new firmware updates for its AirPods rangeSiri Remote has been waiting for a new version for about a year.

For example, the latest AirPods beta firmware contains references to the AirPods Max LC3 codec. For those who don’t know, the LC3 codec is a future high-quality, low-power Bluetooth codec that will soon appear in headphones. The low-complexity communication codec – LC3 for short – can transmit at a much lower bit rate without reducing the audio quality currently offered in the Bluetooth standard.

Although the company has not revealed what has changed with the Siri Remote firmware update, it is possible that Apple will improve performance with simple bug fixes. With the new iPod-like click wheel design for the Siri Remote, this firmware update has something to do with it, as it can be a bit unreliable for users. Previously, Apple had to update the Apple TV software to improve the integration between the set-top box and the remote control.

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Apple doesn’t say how to update the Siri Remote firmware, but if anyone’s guessing, it’s done by charging the Apple TV remote when it’s turned on.

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