• Samsung's 2019 smart TVs are getting Apple's iTunes and AirPlay 2 support

    5 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    In a move that marks a shift in Apple's business model, the Cupertino firm has decided to play nice with rival Samsung and offer iTunes support on the latter's 2019 smart TV range. Outside of Windows PCs, this is the first time iTunes content will be available on a non-Apple product. Samsung announced the partnership on Sunday, stating that a dedicated iTunes app - called iTunes Movies and TV Shows - will be available on its 2019 smart TV range around March or April of this year. This could be a precursor to Apple's much-talked-about family-friendly video streaming service that's supposed...
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  • AirPlay 2 on Smart TVs: Other Brands Coming, Lock Screen Controls, Siri, and More

    AirPlay 2 on Smart TVs: Other Brands Coming, Lock Screen Controls, Siri, and More

    5 monthes ago - By Mac Rumors

    Following today's news that Samsung and Apple have worked together to bring an iTunes Movies & TV app and AirPlay 2 support to 2018 and 2019 Samsung smart TVs, Apple has updated its AirPlay page with additional info on how that feature will be implemented on TVs. Among the details described as coming soon:
    - Apple says "leading TV manufacturers" will be including AirPlay 2 support in their TVs, indicating that this initiative will not be a Samsung exclusive. Apple has not, however, announced additional TV partners or a timeline for when AirPlay 2 will come to these other brands. Samsung's...
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  • Apple says ‘leading TV manufacturers' will integrate AirPlay 2, send video to TV with Siri voice commands

    Apple says ‘leading TV manufacturers' will integrate AirPlay 2, send video to TV with Siri voice commands

    5 monthes ago - By 9to5Mac

    Following the Samsung Smart TV announcement earlier today, Apple has updated its AirPlay page to give a bit more detail on the newly-unveiled AirPlay 2 integration with television sets. Apple says AirPlay 2 will be available on TVs by leading manufacturers, suggesting more manufacturers beyond Samsung will be announcing their support.
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  • Apple is putting iTunes on Samsung TV - here's why!

    Apple is putting iTunes on Samsung TV - here's why!

    5 monthes ago - By iMore

    Apple is putting iTunes on Samsung Smart TVs. I'm going to just keep going while you let that sink in...
    "We look forward to bringing the iTunes and AirPlay 2 experience to even more customers around the world through Samsung Smart TVs, so iPhone, iPad and Mac users have yet another way to enjoy all their favorite content on the biggest screen in their home," - Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, on what can only be termed a bombshell announcement from Samsung just a short time ago.
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