Apple TV

Apple TV major update to launch next week

tvOS 15 will launch on September 20, Apple has confirmed. The major Apple TV update will bring significant new features to the streaming box, focused on discovery.  The first, dubbed For All of You, presents a new row within the Apple TV app that suggests titles for all members of the household to stream together, […]

OnlyFans tries to shake adult image with free OFTV app

Creator-driven subscription service OnlyFans has announced the launch of a new streaming platform and app. While it is best known for revolutionising the adult entertainment industry by allowing performers to create their own direct-to-consumer offerings, OnlyFans is looking to move away from its purely NSFW branding with this new app.  The new OFTV app, available […]

Swisscom launches Blue TV on Apple TV boxes and Net+

Swisscom’s Blue TV service is now available on Apple TV for the first time. The launch comes ahead of the new Swiss football season, which Swisscom will make available to subscribers along with Super League, Challenge League, Champions League and Europa League football. Swisscom said that the Apple TV launch, which comes after a number […]

Swisscom to launch blue TV on Apple TV and net+

Swisscom has announced that its blue TV streaming service is coming to Apple TV and net+ TV boxes. The app, formerly known as Teleclub prior to a rebrand in late 2020, provides viewers with access to over 250 channels alongside extensive sports coverage including the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Suisse Super League. With […]

Magenta TV to launch on Apple TV

Deutsche Telekom will offer its Magenta TV service on Apple TV, the telco has announced. The app, which offers access to the full Magenta TV experience, will launch on July 20, with Deutsche Telekom also offering Apple TV 4K to new and existing customers as a rental or purchase device. Users who take up the […]

Apple cuts TV+ free trial to three months

Apple will reduce its free trial offer for its Apple TV+ SVOD service at the start of July. Since the service’s global launch in November 2019, Apple has offered anyone who purchases a qualifying device (which is most of its devices) a year’s free access to the streamer. That offer has been extended multiple times, […]

HomePod becomes TV speaker with Apple TV 4K update

Apple has rolled out an update for its Apple TV 4K STB that allows owners of HomePod smart speakers to use them for their TV audio. Apple TV owners have been able to pair HomePod speakers to their TV-connected device since their launch in 2019 via AirPlay. This allowed one or more speakers to be […]

Apple has ‘lost interest in TV’ claims top analyst

Tech players are following telcos in losing interest in TV, a top analyst has said. Speaking at Freeview’s Out Of the Box event, top analyst Benedict Evans said that “ownership of content has no strategic value to tech companies,” and specifically said that “Apple has lost interest in TV.” The analyst said that “it is […]

Apple refreshes Apple TV and launches new remote

Apple has announced its first Apple TV refresh since 2017. The new unit retains the name and look of the older device, but features a much more powerful A12 Bionic chip which enables higher refresh rates and improved video playback over AirPlay. Apple said that it is working with content providers such as Paramount+ and […]

Apple to launch HomePod and camera-equipped Apple TV?

Apple is reportedly working in a new Apple TV unit that combines a HomePod speaker and a camera with the streaming box. According to sources cited by Bloomberg, the company wants to make a major play for an all-encompassing smart home device, with an Amazon Echo Show-like smart screen device also being considered. The new […]

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