Apple TV and AirPlay 2 are now available on Samsung smart TVs

Apple TV and AirPlay 2 are now available on Samsung smart TVs

The new app is available with the iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 releases and will be available on Mac this fall.

Apple surprised us all when it announced its TV app would be coming to third-party devices. In the United States, such channels include HBO, STARZ, Showtime, Smithsonian Channel, EPIX, Tastemade, MTV Hits and more.

Additionally, through 'Family Sharing, ' up to six family members can share subscriptions to Apple TV channels using just their Apple ID and password.

As the photo below shows, content is organized around five main headings: WatchNow, Movies, TV Shows, Sports, Kids, and Library. The new iOS 12.3 software update is now available to download.

In addition to using the Apple TV app on the company's own hardware devices, the service is also available on the 2019 Samsung Smart TVs, as well as select 2018 models. However, this particular implementation which is also known as Apple TV channels alongside similar integration for selected streaming services is not available in Malaysia for the time being though.


This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text.

Most channels come with at least a seven-day trial, after which your subscription payment kicks in.

This includes popular services like Acorn and HBO.

But more importantly, users will now be able to watch and download their shows and movies both online and offline, allowing them to watch their favourite programs anywhere and at any time.

Also starting today, customers with AirPlay 2-enabled Samsung smart TVs can effortlessly play videos and other content from their iPhone, iPad or Mac directly to their smart TVs. In the News app, you'll get the ability to "follow a magazine from the Apple News+ catalog browsing view". Today, alongside the redesign of the Apple TV app, support for it and AirPlay 2 is going live on Samsung's smart TVs, turning the South Korean tech giant into the first TV manufacturer to natively support Apple's services without a set-top box.

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