Apple TV, nonetheless positively not a passion, has some new options being added because it grows. Tim Cook dinner talked about there are 50 p.c extra customers now than there have been final yr, and little question they’ll be proud of the addition of Dolby Atmos audio and a few good sign-on streamlining.
Apple TV is now the one streaming participant to be each Dolby Atmos and Imaginative and prescient licensed. Assuming you’ve bought a 4K HDR-capable TV, it might be good to have, as iTunes boasts the most important collection of content material for these — however as a result of hardly anybody does, it’s extra of an aspirational characteristic at current.
There are greater than 100 video channels now after the addition of a number of stay information and sports activities ones. In France, Apple TV would be the unique supplier of Canal+, and in Switzerland, Apple has partnered with Salt for the same unique. And Constitution Spectrum may even be coming to Apple TV later this yr, so round 50 million individuals will be capable to watch their regular cable content material via the system. Lastly!
Helpfully, many of those apps received’t require a separate log-in, together with Constitution Spectrum — as any sensible TV person or cable cutter is aware of, managing these logons could be extremely annoying. So a single sign-on (or zero sign-on, in some instances) might be a boon.
It’s unclear what this implies for these of us who share passwords between family and friends. Presumably not good.
Should you’re a TV background video aficionado, you’ll additionally have an interest within the new orbital video of Earth that may be displayed whereas nothing else is happening. It’s unique to Apple.