Source: PC World
October 27, 2016
For years, Apple has been trying to solve the biggest problem with television today: cable providers that sell expensive bundles of channels we’ll never watch. The fourth-generation Apple TV took a step toward making cord-cutting easier with an App Store and Siri remote, but at Thursday’s Mac event the Cupertino company introduced another solution: an app called simply TV.
While the tvOS App Store now has 8,000 apps, only 1,600 of which are from video content providers, and Apple recognized that people need a more unified interface for finding TVs and movies to watch. The current Apple TV interface is littered with apps, and while the Siri remote is useful in finding specific things to watch, it wasn’t the best solution. The TV app takes the Apple Music approach to organization, putting your most recently watched shows front and center so you can pick up where you left off in the middle of a binge-watching session or see when your favorite show adds a new episode.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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