The Apple TV has come a long way in gaming thanks to the addition of many third-party controllers to tvOS. Gone are the days when only a handful of MFi wireless controllers can be used to play your favorite titles on Apple TV and Apple TV 4K.
Apple recently introduced the Multiview feature, enabling up to four live sports streams simultaneously. Unveiled in May 2023, Multiview on tvOS is exclusively available on Apple TV 4K devices and is not compatible with older models.
Apple has announced the integration of its long-standing iTunes Movie Trailers app into the TV app, marking the end of an era for one of the original Apple applications. First launched in 2011, the iTunes Movie Trailers app will now become part of the TV app. The transition comes with the emergence of a new banner on the iTunes Movie Trailers website, boldly declaring the TV app as the new hub for accessing movie trailers.
Apple introduced several new products this week via press release, skipping a full-on October keynote event. The next generation iPad Pro was joined by the 10th generation iPad, and new Apple TV hardware. Interestingly, all of the products revealed this month feature a USB-C port instead of Apple's own Lightning connector.
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Beta software for the Apple TV has arrived for participants in the Apple Beta Software Program. This is the first time that device owners can try tvOS 16 without being a developer. The latest version brings cross-device connectivity, which is sure to bring new features by integrating Apple TV apps with those on the Apple Watch, iPhone, and iPad. With tvOS 16 the Apple TV also gets Matter support, bringing better compatibility with smart home accessories using this standard.