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Plex adds major new features for iOS and Apple TV

Plex adds major new features for iOS and Apple TV

Home entertainment server software Plex has been updated with new features for the apps used to playback content, adding a couple major new features for Apple TV and iOS. For mobile users with Apple devices, logging into an account no longer requires users to manually enter a PIN, instead using the device's built-in biometric security. Apple TV, meanwhile, can now play HDR content.

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Seinfeld is turning 30 and Hulu is celebrating with a new Apple TV feature

Seinfeld is turning 30 and Hulu is celebrating with a new Apple TV feature

Somehow, Seinfeld is turning 30 years old today. If that little fact didn't spark an exestential crisis and you're still with us, then good news: you can celebrate Seinfeld's 30th anniversary by using Hulu's new shuffle functionality to pull up a random episodes of the legendary sitcom. Hulu is rolling out this feature today, and it allows you to create a randomized playlist of Seinfeld episodes.

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Apple TV picture-in-picture feature arrives in tvOS 13 beta 2

Apple TV picture-in-picture feature arrives in tvOS 13 beta 2

After years of requests from users, Apple is finally bringing picture-in-picture (PiP) support to the Apple TV. The feature wasn't announced during the company's WWDC keynote for unknown reasons, but has appeared in the latest tvOS 13 beta 2 release. With this new feature, users don't have to choose between watching their current show or browsing the catalog for new content.

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Apple TV update brings Xbox One and PS4 controller support

Apple TV update brings Xbox One and PS4 controller support

Today Apple revealed a big update to tvOS, the operating system inside AppleTV. This update will roll with a new Control Center where users are able to switch - between you, me, and all the other people in this house. For the future of Apple TV and Apple Arcade, this next update is huge: Apple TV will soon be able to use Xbox One and PlayStation DualShock controllers.

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Apple’s new TV app arrives on iOS, Apple TV, and Samsung smart TVs

Apple’s new TV app arrives on iOS, Apple TV, and Samsung smart TVs

Apple has announced that its new Apple TV app has arrived in more than 100 countries for its device owners, as well as for users who own select Samsung smart TVs. The redesigned app is made to meet all of your entertainment needs, bringing a huge movie and television collection alongside major video apps and an overhauled design. Samsung boasts that it is the first TV manufacturer to offer the Apple TV app and AirPlay 2.

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Disney+ is likely to support Apple TV

Disney+ is likely to support Apple TV

Disney has just released the details of one of its most-discussed upcoming product, its own video streaming service. While the entertainment giant did give the fine details about Disney+, including its surprising $7 monthly fee, the one aspect it was coy about was support for platforms and devices. If you thought that was because of potential controversy with Apple, there's no need to worry. It's coming to "traditional" app distributors, which also happens to include Apple.

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macOS update likely splitting up iTunes

macOS update likely splitting up iTunes

New apps like Apple Music, Podcasts, and Apple TV are coming to Apple computers with the next big macOS update this Spring. This would essentially mean the long-awaited breaking-up of the iTunes app, and perhaps the first step toward ending file-based media at Apple altogether - far, far down the road, obviously. Music, TV, Podcasts, and "perhaps" Books apps will be in the mix, and the Apple services machine will be kicked into full gear before school is out.

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This is Netflix’s justification for axing AirPlay support

This is Netflix’s justification for axing AirPlay support

Netflix has explained its reasons for pulling Apple AirPlay support from its iOS app, after unexpectedly deleting the feature last week, and it wants you to know that it's doing it for your own good. The streaming video company says the change was done with preserving quality and customer experience in mind, though users may not be so happy.

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Plex gets sleek new UI with improved navigation on Roku, Apple TV

Plex gets sleek new UI with improved navigation on Roku, Apple TV

Home media server software company Plex is rolling out its sleek new user interface on Roku and Apple TV, the company has announced. The UI brings a new television navigation experience that was designed to offer a 'unified, consistent experience' on all the devices and platforms that Plex supports.

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Why Oprah blessed Apple with her presence

Why Oprah blessed Apple with her presence

Not since The Beatles catalog release on iTunes has there been as icon-centric an Apple event as this. Today Oprah Winfrey stood onstage to join forces with Apple. Literally, she said that. "We want to be heard, but we also need to listen," said Oprah. "That's why I'm joining forces with Apple."

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Apple TV+ video service arrives with original shows this fall

Apple TV+ video service arrives with original shows this fall

During its event today, Apple took the wraps off its new Apple TV+ service, the product increasingly detailed in leaks over past months. The official product is a video streaming service unveiled alongside a roster of celebrities, one that will offer viewers access to original programming already in the development pipeline.

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Apple TV Channels courts cord-cutters, TV addicts, and desktop users

Apple TV Channels courts cord-cutters, TV addicts, and desktop users

A new version of the Apple TV app is coming to multiple platforms this year, and along with it, Apple TV Channels. This system will bring services like Hulu, DirecTV, and PlayStation Vue to iPhone, iPad, and macOS (MacBooks, desktops), with shows in mind. This system will include a slightly new UI and access to network TV from both satellite and cable brands.

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