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Topic: TV

HBO added to Apple TV Channels in iOS & tvOS 12.3 betas

05/01/2019, 11:05 am

HBO has now been added as a participating channel in the revamped Apple TV app in the latest iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 betas ahead of a launch later this month.

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Everything new in iOS 12.3 beta 2

04/08/2019, 04:04 pm

AppleInsider goes hands-on with the latest beta of iOS 12.3, which includes the newly revamped TV app and several minor tweaks.

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Vizio SmartCast 3 beta with HomeKit and AirPlay functionality launches

04/03/2019, 07:04 pm

Vizio has officially started the beta process for its SmartCast 3 software update, which includes both AirPlay and HomeKit functionality for controlling a Vizio TV.

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Everything new in iOS 12.3 & tvOS 12.3: New TV app!

03/27/2019, 03:03 pm

Just days after the release of iOS 12.2 and tvOS 12.2, Apple has rolled out first betas of iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3. AppleInsider delves into them both, to see what is new and exciting.

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New iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 betas contain first look at revamped TV app

03/27/2019, 01:03 pm

Wednesday's beta release of iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 Apple includes the first preview of the new TV app for developers.

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Apple's video service needs to hit Android & desktop to impact revenue, says Macquarie

03/22/2019, 11:03 am

Apple's video streaming service will be a "large-scale newcomer" to the market, but it needs to come to Android and Smart TVs to move the financial needle, says Macquarie.

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Comcast debuts $5-per-month 'Xfinity Flex' streaming platform and 4K HDR set-top box

03/22/2019, 01:03 am

In the shadow of an expected debut to Apple's hotly anticipated streaming service, Comcast on Thursday announced Xfinity Flex, a new platform that offers Xfinity Internet customers access to a range of video on demand services and subscription streaming apps for a low monthly fee.

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Apple's video service will treat original content as loss-leader for subscriptions

03/21/2019, 02:03 pm

Apple's anticipated video streaming service will focus on trying to sell subscriptions to other video services, a report claims, as the original shows the company has spent heavily in producing will effectively be freebies to draw users to pay for third-party content.

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Apple's well-known secrecy causing strife with Hollywood producers

03/18/2019, 11:03 am

Apple's secrecy is once more causing unease with Hollywood regulars, who are griping about a lack of details regarding launch and marketing plans for the imminent TV service announcement.

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Editorial: An Apple video streaming service is coming, but how will it land on the Mac?

03/12/2019, 09:03 am

Apple is set to debut its new streaming service soon. While deployment plans for iOS and Apple TV are relatively clear-cut, the plans for the Mac are less certain, given how Apple handles 4K video now, and a few other factors.

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LG TV support for HomeKit and AirPlay 2 to launch mid 2019

03/05/2019, 10:03 pm

LG has narrowed the timeline for adding HomeKit support to its 2019 television models, specifying the release as arriving "mid-year."

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Cook reaffirms Apple's plans for original TV content

01/29/2019, 06:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook reaffirmed Apple's commitment to original TV content during its quarterly conference call, though many details remain unknown.

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First iOS 12.2 beta gives hints as to how HomeKit on televisions will work

01/25/2019, 10:01 am

While everyone is eagerly awaiting the first HomeKit televisions to come to market, developers have taken to the first beta of iOS 12.2 to provide initial demos of the functionality.

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Exploring what you can, and can't do with HomeKit for TVs

01/13/2019, 09:01 am

HomeKit and AirPlay 2 will unlock a host of new functionality thanks to integration into many leading manufacturer's television sets, including Samsung, Vizio, and LG. AppleInsider examines what that will look like, and what you'll be able to do, when the features are available.

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No, Apple's licensing of iTunes & AirPlay 2 isn't a 'strategy reversal' in any way

01/11/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple stole the limelight at CES without even appearing as an exhibitor, thanks to a series of announcements from Samsung and a series of other television makers incorporating Apple's AirPlay 2 wireless streaming in their products, including LG, Sony and Vizio. This news was cynically portrayed as a "strategy reversal" and a new effort at "copying Microsoft" by the Wall Street Journal -- and out here in the real world, it is nothing of the sort.

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Hulu looks to possible new skinny bundles as it reprioritizes on-demand content

10/17/2018, 01:10 am

Hulu has started to work towards creating new skinnier bundles of live TV channels in an effort to reprioritize sales on bread-and-butter on-demand content.

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Apple Music's 'Carpool Karaoke: The Series' nominated for Emmy Award

07/12/2018, 05:07 pm

Though lacking critical and audience acclaim, Apple Music's "Carpool Karaoke" is turning a few industry heads, as the series is up for a prestigious television award.

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Today's best deals: Apple's 13" MacBook Pro on sale from $1,174; 2018 50" 4K TV for $289 while supplies last

07/09/2018, 11:07 am

Kicking off the week, Apple authorized resellers are discounting current Mid 2017 13-inch MacBook Pros with instant and coupon savings. Prime Day deals are also heating up with a 2018 50-inch 4K TV on sale for just $289 today only (while supplies last).

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What movie studio consolidation means for Apple's media ambitions

06/14/2018, 04:06 pm

With AT&T's Time Warner purchase approved and Disney and Comcast bidding for Fox, a wave is underway of movie studios changing hands. And Apple might get in on the game too.

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Apple adds live news section to TV app on iOS and tvOS

02/08/2018, 11:02 pm

Apple on Thursday updated its TV app for iOS and tvOS with a live news section, making good on promises last year to deliver live streaming content from a variety of network news channels to the cord-cutting app.

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