It's the Apple software update season and along with iOS 12 for iPhones ($ 999 at Apple) and iPads ($ 345 at Amazon Marketplace) the latest update for Apple TV ] ($ 1
The new version of Apple's operating system,usually brings minor improvements – unless you're lucky enough to have a massive Dolby Atmos home theater audio system. Ok, let's be honest: even if you're so happy, the improvement is not exactly shocking . Let us immerse ourselves.
What You Get
Dolby Atmos capability with Apple TV 4K:is one of the highest quality surround sound formats available today. It complements the more popular 5.1 surround sound formats, such as Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus, with dedicated "treble" channels that more accurately locate the room. Now the Apple TV 4K is compatible.
Dolby Atmos Title on iTunes with Free Upgrades: Apple claims its iTunes service will have the world's largest library of Atmos titles – take this, Vudu! – And if a user owns a title that will later add Atmos, that title will be updated for free. This is comparable to Apple's current upgrade policy with 4K HDR movies.
for cable-TV TV apps: Cable and other pay-TV subscribers can instantly unlock episodes and other content in TV apps (including ESPN, Nick Jr., and FX Now) without logging in to the individual apps. The system detects the user's broadband connection and automatically logs in to any apps supported by their subscription. Charter Spectrum subscribers are the first to receive support, others will follow.
Apple TV and Siri can work with third-party remotes: The high-end remote makers Creston, Control 4 and Savant have already announced partnerships with Apple TV, meaning the voice remotes of these companies can use Siri call. I would love it if this technology trickled down into affordable universal remote controls, namely Logitech Harmony. We'll See
Password Autofill from the iPhone Keyboard: If you now have an iPhone or iPad with iOS 12, you'll get a warning when you click an app like Netflix on your Apple TV , When you tap the alert, the phone keypad will appear with your password as a suggestion to complete. Tapping will populate the password on Apple TV. Easy-peasy
NASA Screensaver: Apple TV's beautiful screensavers will include new satellite imagery.
How to get it
Your Apple TV is generally set to automatically download new software, and since TVOS is now available, it should be done soon. If you can not wait, you can force the upgrade. Go to App Settings and select System> Software Updates> Update Software.
: But are you ready to pay for it?
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